HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program 2024

HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program 2023
HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program 2023

Applications are now being accepted for the HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program, inviting highly qualified candidates who are interested in enrolling in the program. The HFSP postdoctoral fellowships aim to empower early career scientists by providing them with an opportunity to expand their research expertise through exploration of new study areas while working in a different country.

This fellowship program, offered by HFSP, provides valuable support for pioneering research projects in the life sciences. Emphasis is placed on encouraging applications for high-risk projects that have the potential to bring about transformative outcomes. The proposed projects should adopt an interdisciplinary approach and challenge established paradigms by employing innovative methodologies and techniques. Scientifically, these projects should address significant problems or barriers to progress within their respective fields.

Fellowship Sponsor(s): Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)

Host Institution(s): Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)

Fellowship Worth: Funded

Application Deadline: May 11, 2023

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: PhD

Nationality: International Students

HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program 2023 | DETAILS

There are two different fellowships are available:

Long-Term Fellowships (LTF) are for applicants with a PhD on a biological topic who want to embark on a novel and frontier project focussing on the life sciences.

Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships (CDF) are for applicants who hold a doctoral degree from a non-biological discipline (e.g. physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering or computer sciences) and who have not worked in the life sciences before.

SEE: University of Pavia CICOPS Scholarships for International Students 2023

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • A candidate who is not a national from one of the HFSP members (see list below) may apply to work only in a research institution in one of the member countries. A candidate who is a national of one of the member countries can apply to work in a research institution in any country.
  • Applicants must propose to work in a country different to the one where they did their previous PhD work or first post-doctoral studies. For those institutions that are not classified as national, i.e. international or extraterritorial institutions such as EMBL, ICPT or ICGEB, the country in which the laboratory is located will be considered the host country.
  • A research doctorate (PhD) or a doctoral-level degree comparable to a PhD with equivalent experience in basic research (e.g. a research-based MD or medical PhD) must be conferred by the start of the fellowship.
  • Applicants must have at least one lead author publication by the submission deadline of the Letter of Intent which can be a manuscript (1) published in a recognized OA preprint repository, or (2) accepted for publication, (3) in press or (4) already published by a peer reviewed journal.
  • Applicants with a PhD on a biological discipline for Long-Term Fellowships (LTF)
  • Applicants who hold a doctoral degree from a non-biological discipline for Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships (CDF)
  • Applicants will be asked to submit a Letter of Intent.

HFSP member countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus (EU part only), Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Republic of Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Applications for the 2024 HFSP Long-Term and Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships (to start in 2024) will follow a two-step submission process via the online submission platform ProposalCentral.

Firstly, applicants will be asked to submit a Letter of Intent from which the review committee will select the best proposals. In a second step, successful applicants will be invited to submit a Full Proposal.

For questions about registration in ProposalCentral please use the following contact:

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like