scholarship program

Scholarship program of the GDCh Division of Biochemistry

The Division of Biochemistry of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) supports the activities of young scientists with various scholarship opportunities. Younger members of the specialist group should be able to obtain financial support for actively attending national and international Conferences, seminars or workshops as part of their training through conference grants. General conditions:


  • Target group: PhD students, postdocs,
  • Prerequisite: active participation in the event, i.e. presentation of a lecture or poster,
  • Promotion of participation in a national or an international Conference per person and year,
  • All events should have a clear connection to biochemistry and their own research work.

1. Convention grants for national events

Active participation in selected national events (e.g. "Biochemistry" Division conference ) is particularly encouraged by the Division of Biochemistry by awarding individually advertised scholarships.

There are currently no scholarships available for national Conferences .

2. Conference grants for international Conferences

In addition to the "special grants" for national Conferences (see above), the Division of Biochemistry awards a limited number of travel grants for active participation in freely selectable international biochemistry Conferences. These can be requested at any time from Dr. Carina S. Kniep with the keyword "conference grant biochemistry" at least three weeks before the start of the event. Each application contains the following documents:


  • completed application form,
  • short justification with an estimate of the costs for travel to/from the airport, accommodation and registration,
  • short CV,
  • Abstract and confirmation of acceptance of the conference contribution,
  • Proof of registration.

Amount of funding: individual decision; maximum 500 euros

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