Applications for the Dr. Eduard Gübelin Scholarship are being invited. Candidates from all nationals are welcome to apply. The scholarship is aimed to support students doing research in the fields that listed below. The winning students will receive benefit of CHF 30,000. To apply, all required materials must be received by June 30, 2017.
The Dr. Eduard Gübelin Research Scholarship is an annual grant allocated to an innovative research project in the field of gemmology awarded by The Dr. Eduard Gübelin Association for Research & Identification of Precious Stones – a non-profit entity of the Gübelin Group. The scholarship is intended to provide funding and support to MSc/PhD students or post-doctoral researchers in the fields of earth sciences (mineralogy, geology, geochemistry), crystallography, chemistry, physics, material sciences, archaeology, biology, and related fields, to pursue a research project in the field of earth sciences or a related scientific field.
The total value of the scholarship is CHF 30,000.
Level and Area of Studies
Research program at MSc, PhD or postdoctoral level in the fields of Earth Sciences (Mineralogy, Geology and Geochemistry), Crystallography, Chemistry, Solid-State Physics, Material Sciences, Archaeology, Biology and related fields.
Place of Study
The research will be taken in Switzerland.
Eligibility and Criteria
- The scholarship is available to students and researchers at MSc, PhD or post-doctoral level. The minimum requirement for applicants is a BSc degree in earth sciences, chemistry, physics, material sciences or another hard science. The successful recipient of the grant, i.e. the applicant, must be a person rather than an institution or company. However, applicants are encouraged to submit project proposals that involve collaboration with a university or other research institute. Applicants may be no more than 40 years of age. Applications are welcome from individuals of any nationality.
- No employment relationship will exist between the scholarship recipient and the Dr. Eduard Gübelin Association for Research & Identification of Precious Stones, the Gübelin Gem Lab or any other entity of the Gübelin Group. As such, the Association is not liable for social insurance costs.
There is no nationality restriction.
Application can be made through the online system at the website and application link below.
June 30, 2017.