Funding can be granted under the following categories:
In this category, funding can be granted for conference fees, travel costs, accomodation and daily allowance.
(2) Training not available in GLOMAR
e.g. summer schools, courses or workshops at other institutions
(3) Research stay / placement / internship at another institution*
In this category, funding can be granted for travel costs, accomodation and daily allowance.
(4) Family support
includes the opportunity to extend the PhD period for up to 12 months for every child under the age of 2.
(5) Funding for conclusion of mansucripts
PhD students who plan to submit their thesis after 3 years or less, may apply for funding for conclusion of manuscripts. For more information on how to apply, see Manuskriptabschlussförderung
How to apply for funding
To apply for funding in the categories 1-3, please use the GLOMAR proposal form. The Mandatory Requirements will help you to fill in the form. Both can be found on the Documents page. To apply for funding in the categories 5 or 6 an informal application will be accepted.
Applications should be sent to the programme manager.
Who is eligible for funding?
All GLOMAR PhD students who are within the first three years of their PhD project and who have regaularly submitted the minutes of their thesis committee meetings and reports about their past activities funded by GLOMAR (see Reporting, below) are eligible for funding.
Students who received funding in the categories 1-3 are expected to write a report about their activity funded by GLOMAR. The report must include a photograph and is to be submitted to the programme manager no later than 2 weeks after the activity ended.
Link to reports of activities carried out by GLOMAR PhD students:
Research stays - past experiences
Reports about other activites