PhD scholarships in Plant and Environmental Sciences in Denmark

The University of Copenhagen is delighted to offer two doctoral scholarships for those who will be commencing studies in November 2015 within the Department of Plant and Environmental Science, Faculty of Science. Scholars from all nations are welcome to apply. Please note, English proficiency is esensial for this Plant and Environmental PhD research scholarship. Those selected will receive a range of interesting benefits. The application deadline is 8 July 2015.

Scholarship Description
The Plant and Environmental Science, Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen is offering two competitive scholarships for which the topic is free to be chosen among all disciplines covered by the department ranging from molecular biology and microbiology through organisms biology to environmental and crop sciences. More detailed insight on the disciplines covered can be gained from the department’s webpage ( ) and via contacts to relevant supervisors. We are looking for applicants that are curious, motivated, have excellent records from previous studies and who show good potential as scientists.

Award Value
There is no detail information, please contact the employer for further information.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD degree in Plant and Environmental Sciences.

Place of Study
At Copenhagen University, Denmark.

Eligibility and Criteria
The positions are available for a 3-year period for applicants holding a relevant master’s degree or for a 4-year period for applicants who are already enrolled or are accepted to be enrolled at one of the Faculty’s master’s programmes. At the time of commencement, applicants for the 4-year period must have approximately one year of study remaining before graduating from their MSc programme. The successful applicant of the PhD scholarship must pass an enrolment in the SCIENCE Graduate.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
The application should be made online through the online system at the link below. Please note, all of these documents must be submitted:

  • Cover Letter, stating your motivation, competences and background for applying for the PhD project
  • CV
  • Diploma and transcripts of records
  • A two A4 page outline of PhD research project (background, objectives, methods, anticipated results). Make sure to consult a supervisor at Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences for discussion of your preferred topic
  • A written letter of confirmation from a supervisor at Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, that the suggested study can take place
  • A list of peer reviewed publications or manuscripts submitted for review
  • Other information for consideration
  • Personal recommendation letters; maximum of two letters with name, academic position and contact details of the referee.

Submission Deadline
8 July 2015.

Contact Details
All enquiries about this scholarship can be directed to Lene Mariager, E-mail:

Website and Application Link

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