In the fourth quarter of each year a call for applications for doctoral positions is launched. Up to four so called HITEC Fellows will be selected each year. They work at the Institute of Energy and Climate Research, Forschungszentrum Jülich or at one of the three Central Institutes of Engineering, Forschungszentrum Jülich. They participate in the HITEC Programme and become part of a wider community.
Seven new HITEC Fellows 2018
August 2018. They suceeded: seven young scientists have been accepted as new PhD students at the Helmholtz Graduate School HITEC and will start their PhD work soon. Forschungszentrum Jülich and its partners will support the new HITEC Fellows financially during their doctoral degree. These young scientists came out on top of the 13 applicants who took part in the one-week selection procedure which concluded with a poster presentation. The successful candidates were selected by the graduate school’s international Advisory Board. They are from China, Germany, Iran, Singapore, South Africa and Turkey. The number of applications and the level of the applicants increased continously over the years. In total, more than 500 applications were received for the scholarship this time - all candidates performed at a very high level.
HITEC Fellows 2018 from left to right