How do I apply?
Please find below the different application and report forms for ATTP support modalities. Please first make sure that you are eligible and use the right template! In case of doubts feel free to contact the Graduate School of Medical Sciences.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Transcript of records
- Letter of motivation including a description of your research interests
- Two academic letters of reference
- Proof of English proficiency
Research Voucher Application Form
ATTP Sandwich PhD Scholarship
In case you are a student from a strategic partner you may be eligible for a full scholarship of a maximum of 24 months of the Graduate School. You will have two supervisors, one at your home university and one at the UMCG and will defend your thesis at Groningen. The PhD program takes about four years and the Sandwich PhD usually leads to a double PhD degree.
The first prerequisite to become a PhD student at the University of Groningen is locating a supervisor. He or she should qualify as a Principal Investigator (PI) and this person should have agreed to be your PhD supervisor. In general, this implies in any case a review of your academic background and an interview (e.g. by Skype). We will therefore only take ATTP Sandwich PhD applications into account if they are submitted by a UMCG PI.
This application submitted by the PI to the Graduate School of Medical Sciences consists of the following documentation:
- ATTP sandwich PhD application form
- Research Proposal
- CV candidate
- Financial Statement candidate
- Proof of English proficiency (if applicable - exemptions possible)
- Copy of diploma (highest degree)
The application form, the template for the research proposal, and the Financial Statement form are available for download below. The research proposal form should be completed by you as a candidate, in agreement with your supervisors.
Again, it is the UMCG PI who submits all the documentation to the Graduate School of Medical Sciences. Applications are received all year round. Supervisors need be aware that the evaluation of ATTP Sandwich PhD applications includes a check with the program leader that the project fits within the scope and objectives of the Institute's research program.