Thursday, March 18, 2010

DAAD SIEMENS PhD Scholarships for Indian Students 2010-2011

Objectives To do a PhD degree supervised by scientists working at universities in Germany in close cooperation with scientists working for Siemens Corporate Technology on one of the topics under current offers (see Annex 1 in attached document)

Target Group

Highly qualified post graduates from one of the listed institutions (attached document)

Scholarship Value

Stipend of Euro 1000.00 per month
• A lump sum towards air fare from India to Germany and back
• Exemption from payment of university tuition fees
• A study and research subsidy
• Compulsory health insurance covered by DAAD

Requirements and Conditions

• Please check the individual offer for information on requirements
and host institutions
• German language skills are not mandatory
• In general, candidates should be residing in India at the time
of application. Candidates, who have been in Germany for
more than one year at the time of application, are not eligible
to apply.

Application Documents

To be arranged in the order mentioned below
• 2 application forms with a passport-size photograph attached
to each form. Please ensure that you have signed
both forms before sending them to us.
• 2 typed copies of curriculum-vitae (max. 2 pages)
• Abstract of master/diploma thesis
• 2 typed copies of letter if Intend
• 2 references from senior academics from the applicant’s
field of study/research on the proforma available on our
website. The referee’s title and academic status should be
clearly indicated in this (with official rubber-stamp). These
should be Confidential (in sealed envelopes) and should be
• Proof of English language skills (TOEFL 550/213/80; IELTS:
• 2 copies of all chronologically arranged academic certificates
and mark-sheets (all copies must be attested; attested
English translation, if the originals are in Hindi; Attestation
can be done by a gazetted Government officer).

Application Procedure

The application submission process is online. The link is available on our website.
The deadline for submission of applications is 28th Feb. 2010 at
DAAD New Delhi Office.
Important: DAAD will not consider incomplete applications.

Time Line

• Announcement Dec 2009
• Application deadline 28th Feb 2010
• Selections April 2010 at Head Office
• Beginning of PhD studies 1st Oct 2010

Important Information

Kindly Note:
• Please use A4 size paper only and DO NOT staple the documents
• The first and last name filled in the application form has to be identical to the name in the Passport
• Candidate must be a resident of India and an Indian national Contact Person and Address

Applications and relevant documents have to be submitted at

the DAAD office in New Delhi
German Academic Exchange Service
Mrs. Anuroopa Dixit
IIIrd Floor, 72 Lodi Estate, Lodi Road
New Delhi – 110 003
Tel.: +91 11 2461 5148 / 5009
Fax: +91 11 2469 0919
Further Scholarship Information and Application

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