Otto Bayer Scholarship in German 2015


The Otto Bayer scholarship is open to students of or young professionals with up to two years work experience in: Biology and molecular biology, Bioengineering and bioinformatics, Chemistry and biochemistry, and Pharmaceutics and drug discovery. Applicants should demonstrate a pioneering spirit for science and society, above-average study grades, a high level of motivation and a compelling individual project idea. The scholarship can be used for special study courses, individual laboratory assignments, summer schools, research classes, internships, or Master’s or PhD theses. Scholarships are granted exclusively to students from German-speaking countries wishing to study abroad, or to foreign students who are interested in a study project in Germany. This program does not include post-doctoral scholarships.

The Bayer foundations support leading scientists, talented young researchers and innovative educational and social projects with the aim of improving the long-term entrepreneurial framework conditions for an innovation-based company like Bayer. The programs of the Bayer foundations center around dedicated people who do outstanding work in the areas of science, education and social welfare, and thus crucially advance our society.


The Jeff Schell Scholarship can only be awarded under the following circumstances:

  • Unique project-based study plans and a funding period not exceeding 1 year.
  • The applicant is currently involved in his/her main course of study or has graduated less than two years ago.
  • Scholarships are open to German applicants / German speaking countries who realize their projects abroad or foreign applicants who plan to study in Germany.
How to Apply: 

Please fill online Application Form to apply; required additional documents: passport photo, language test results, Letter of approval of the German university you want to study at as well as a transcript of records.