Pursuant to the will of both donors: “the purpose of the foundation is to serve academic research and studies; in other words, the interest of the assets is to be used to awarded scholarships to talented students from all faculties and grant funding for scientific and academic research.” The foundation charter can be read in the Office of Early Career Researchers' Development.
Using the available funds in the Nikolaus and Bertha Burckhardt-Bürgin Foundation, grants are awarded for finishing your the PhD thesis in natural sciences as a priority.
In the following information sheet, you will find important information on how to proceed when applying to Burckhardt-Bürgin Foundation.
Submission deadline 1 February
- Application form
- Cover letter / reason for applying
- Curriculum vitae, certificates
- List of publications
- Research plan
- 2 letters of recommendation
- detailed budget
How to proceed
Timely request of the infrastructure confirmation (latest till 15.01.) of your department as follows:
- Login into Grants Tool incl. budget calculator
If you have difficulties with your registration, please contact email@example.com; upon login select " University of Basel Forschungsfonds"
Upon receipt of the department's approval you will be sent a link to the application form via e-mail (select "Nikolaus und Bertha Burckhardt-Bürgin-Stiftung").
Submission of your application in paper together with all relevant documentation and original signatures
Working days: Monday - Thursday (Thursday only in the morning)
Stiftungsrat (gewählt am 12.12.2017; Eintrag HR 2018)
Prof. Dr. Torsten Schwede
Prof. Dr. Christoph Bruder
Prof. Dr. Nicola Gess
Prof. Dr. Moritz Lehmann
Prof. Dr. Rolf Dieter Stieglitz