Call 2024

SPECIES is excited to announce up to three scholarships for current research students and recent PhD graduates! This opportunity includes a three-month, in-person internship at one of our selected host institutions, supervised by a dedicated advisor.

Program Benefits:

  • 🤝 Collaborate with a new research group.
  • 🌍 Experience life and culture in the host country.
  • 🌐 Network with leading experts in the field.

Selected candidates will receive:

  • 💰 A monthly allowance of 900 euros to cover accommodation, living expenses, and additional costs.
  • ✅ Registration fee waiver for EvoStar if the submitted paper is accepted.

Important Dates:

  • 📅 Application deadline: July 10, 2024 (AoE).

How to Apply:

Email the following documents to with “CANDIDATE” in the subject line:

  1. 📄 A single PDF containing:
    • A short CV (max 1 page)
    • A description of research interests and current work (max 1 page)
    • Up to 3 ranked host/project preferences with brief statements explaining your choices (max 1 page)
  2. 🎓 Proof of matriculation at a university/research institution OR proof of having submitted a PhD thesis in the past 24 months
  3. ✉️ A reference letter from your current supervisor

Why Apply?

🌟 ”The SPECIES scholarship provides a great opportunity to start collaborations outside your university, and allows you to see how other groups conduct research. It is a very educational experience, which I would highly recommend.” – Former Recipient

🌟 ”SPECIES Scholarship has given me a great opportunity to gain valuable experience by working on a real-world project. Being a part of a third-world country, we usually do not have access to such a program!” – Former recipient

For more details, including a list of available host institutions, visit the Scholarships 2024 page or contact us at

SPECIES Scholarships 2024: Call for Candidates
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