Merck Anniversary Research Grants for International Students, 2018

Scholarships: Merck is proud to offer 350 Research Grants in the following 4 research areas: – Healthy Lives/Drug Discovery, Life Reimagined/Synthetic Biology, Materials & Solutions, and Digitalization/Computing. Applicants from around the world are eligible to apply.

Host College/University: Merck is a vibrant team of specialists in Healthcare, Life Science, and Performance Materials. We share a love of science and a passion for technology.

Degree level: Grants are available to pursue research.  

Field of Study: Research is available in the following areas:

  • ­Healthy Lives / Drug Discovery
  • Life Reimagined / Synthetic Biology
  • Materials & Solutions
  • Digitalization / Computing

Nationalities: International students are eligible for this scholarships. Scholarship can be taken in Germany.

Scholarship Award: Merck intends to provide several research grants of up to EUR 350,000 per year for 3 years in various research areas with the option of extension or expansion.

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Researchers from around the world may apply for the grants.

The research proposed for the grant must not:

  • involve any of Merck’s product
  • involve interventional clinical research
  • involve the testing of competitors’ products
  • Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Applying procedure Instructions: Fill out the Application Form using only non-confidential information & send it via email to In order to apply, fill out the application form with your research proposal, use only non-confidential information. Please make sure you have read and accepted the terms and conditions before you submit the application form.

Scholarships Official Web Links:

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Scholarship Deadline: August 15, 2018

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