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GSN-LMU 2018 Munich Brain Course Award

As a sponsor, the GSN will select up to 5 BSc and MSc students from programs outside of Germany to participate in 2018. Application period: December 1, 2017 till January 15, 2018

01.12.2017 – 15.01.2018

soemmeringNeuroanatomy is the foundation of all neuroscience. Yet, the application of neuroanatomical knowledge in everyday clinical or scientific practice can be difficult. The brain course at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München aims at illustrating and teaching anatomical issues as viewed from various neuroscientific disciplines. The Munich Brain Course is a yearly event held every spring. Each course has several main topics, with additional presentations and hands-on dissections. The upcoming course will take place on 23-24 March 2018 and focus on spinal cord, cerebellum and occipital lobe.

As a sponsor of the Munich Brain Course, the Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences at LMU Munich will select up to 5 Bachelor or Master students to participate in the 2018 course. Selected students will receive an award covering travel costs and course fees. Accommodation will also be provided.

Eligibility:
Bachelor or Master students currently enrolled in life science or natural science degree programs outside of Germany.

Deadline:
Students can apply for one of the 5 scholarships from December 1st 2017 until January 15th, 2018.

Application:
To apply, please send the following documents as one PDF (!) to gsn@lmu.de (in the subject header please list Munich Brain Course 2018):

  1. Motivation statement (no longer than 1 page)
  2. CV with both current and all completed degree program information, any research experience you may have, publications, conferences, etc.
  3. Copy of current official transcript
  4. A letter of recommendation from an academic supervisor, instructor or director of studies

Please make sure to combine all of the above in one single PDF document and list Munich Brain Course 2018 as the subject of your email!

We look forward to your application.