Johan Gadolin PhD/Postdoc Scholarships in Chemistry, Finland

Deadline: 30 April 2011
Open to: PhD students willing to study in the respective areas of chemistry
Stipends: 1500 EUR/month, a return ticket will be reimbursed

Johan Gadolin Scholarship
“Gain Expertise in Chemistry & Chemical Engineering in Finland”

The Johan Gadolin Scholarship-programme invites PhD students and post docs to join the Åbo Akademi Process Chemistry Centre for a period between 3 to 12 months in the city of Turku in the south-west of Finland. They will participate in ongoing research projects and benefit from an innovative top-level research environment. Scholars from 16 different countries and 25 different universities worldwide have participated in the programme.

The Process Chemistry Centre at Åbo Akademi University is looking for capable PhD students and post docs focusing on the areas of:

* Biofuel combustion and functional inorganic materials
* Catalysis and kinetics, reaction engineering
* Chemical aspects of wood, pulping and papermaking, biorefinery
* Electroactive materials, chemical sensors, environmental and on-line analysis


Fellows will be reimbursed  for a return ticket restricted to economy class air and/or rail fare; up to 100 EUR/month in total. For example: After a 4 month stay your return ticket can be reimbursed by a maximum of 400 EUR.

Doctoral scholars will receive a stipend of 1500 EUR/month.

Application Process

The following deadline for scholarship applications is April 30th 2011.

* Application form for PhD-students (.doc)
* Application form for PhD-students (.pdf)

* Application form for post doctoral fellows (.doc)
* Application form for post doctoral fellows (.pdf)

Please, read page 4 in the application form carefully and return the application form, the plan of your doctoral studies, a current CV and a photocopy of your passport to:

Professor Mikko Hupa
c/o Lotta Österholm
Åbo Akademi – Process Chemistry Centre
Biskopsgatan 8
FI-20500 ÅBO, Finland

Phone: +358-2-215-4449

The official webpage.

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