Scholarship program

Scholarship program of the GDCh Division of Solid-State Chemistry & Materials Research

The Division of Solid-State Chemistry & Materials Research of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) supports the activities of young scientists with various scholarship opportunities. The aim is to enable younger specialist group members to receive financial support for actively attending national and international Conferences, seminars or workshops as part of their training. General conditions:


  • Target group (unless otherwise stated): doctoral students, postdocs, habilitation students
  • Prerequisite: active participation in the event, i.e. presentation of a lecture or poster
  • Promotion of participation in a maximum of one national and one international Conference per person per year.

1. Conference grants for freely selectable events

The Division of Solid-State Chemistry & Materials Research awards a limited number of travel grants for active participation in freely selectable Conferences. These can be applied for at any time by email to the GDCh Office (attention: Maike Fries ) with the subject " Conference grant for solid state chemistry & materials research" up to three weeks before the start of the event at the latest. Each application must contain the following documents:


  • completed application form,
  • short cover letter (max. 1 page): (a) explanation of the connection between the conference contribution, your own research work and the overarching topics of solid state chemistry & materials research, (b) estimate of travel and accommodation costs, (c) conference fee,
  • Abstract of the conference paper,
  • Confirmation of acceptance of the conference fee,
  • Proof of registration.

Maximum funding amounts: 250 euros (national Conference), 300 euros (Europe) or 500 euros (outside Europe)

2. Conference scholarships for Online events

The Division supports active participation in paid Online Conferences. The general conditions of the regular scholarship program apply.

Maximum funding amount: 250 euros

3. Conference scholarships for selected events

The Division of Solid-State Chemistry & Materials Research promotes active participation in selected events by awarding individually advertised travel scholarships.

There are currently no travel grants available for selected conferences.

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