IBSA Foundation Fellowships

2019 Call

Every year IBSA Foundation for scientific research funds talented researchers in order to promote and to allow them to do great science, with 5 fellowships of € 30,000 in the following research fields:
  • dermatology
  • endocrinology
  • fertility / urology
  • pain medicine / rheumatology / orthopaedics
  • and one fellowship in the area with the most applications received

Application Procedure

Applicants are invited to submit proposals no later than December 31st, 2019. Candidates should upload the project by applying and provide the following additional documents as separate files:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of PubMed publications (max. 5) of the past five years
Applications and supporting documentation are accepted only via the online application system.

Evaluation criteria

Applications are evaluated on the following criteria:
  • Quality of the project to be developed in the host laboratory (Feasibility - Originality - Scientific value)
  • CV of the candidate with particular emphasis on research experience
  • Appropriateness of the host laboratory for the proposed Research

The projects of applicants, who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution different from the laboratory of origin receive an additional 10% scoring value.


The budget (before taxes and duties) includes funding for salary and mobility costs, and is intended to cover the cost of living for 12 months. The salary rate may be subject to taxation. We cannot advise on respective national tax regulations and we recommend fellowship winners to contact the relevant authorities.

Projects must to start by 2020, and you cannot move the beginning of the fellowship to the following year.

Acknowledgements & Responsibilities

Publications related to the research awarded should acknowledge the support of IBSA Foundation in the acknowledgement section of the manuscript and should read: "IBSA Foundation for scientific research".

Every year winners are required to reply to the general questionnaire mailed by IBSA Foundation. The reply is mandatory, as well as the prompt notification of any changes of e-mail and phone number details.

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