DDEA Scholarship

Danish Diabetes and Endocrine Academy is delighted to offer you a generous PhD Scholarship in any research field within the scope of diabetes, metabolism, or endocrinology in Denmark.

We invite applicants to submit their application for the 2023-2024 PhD Scholarship.

This is a very exciting opportunity. If you want to know more about the scholarship opportunity, its benefits and how you can easily apply for the award. If you are interested in learning more about scholarship awards, read this article to the end.

The International PhD Scholarship is a fully funded 2/3 scholarship open to all PhD students all over the world. Successful applicants will be awarded 1,100,00 DKK including salary and tuition fees for a period of two years.


About the Danish Diabetes and Endocrine Academy (DDEA)

Danish Diabetes and Endocrine are based at Odense University Hospital. Through networking, partnership, and education, the Academy develops, motivates, inspires, and trains ambitious young researchers to do high-quality research and become professionals.


Why should you apply for the Danish Diabetes and Endocrine Academy

For those just beginning their careers, DDEA offers intensive training, online classes, seminars, courses, symposia, workshops, and educational values. Its goal is to improve early-career research ability in diabetes and endocrinology.


Danish Diabetes and Endocrine Academy (DDEA) Scholarship Details

  • Name of university: Danish Diabetes and Endocrine Academy (DDEA)
  • Department: Science
  • Program: PhD
  • Scholarship: 1,100,000 DKK per year
  • Mode of scholarship application: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • Country of study: Denmark


Danish Diabetes and Endocrine Criteria  Scholarship

  • All international students are eligible to apply for the award
  • Applicants must apply for a course in any research field within diabetes, metabolism, or endocrinology.
  • In order to apply for a co-financed (2/3) PhD Scholarship, applicants must fulfil the following criteria:
  • Applicants must have a Master’s or equivalent degree from an international university when making an application.
  • Applicants must not be enrolled as PhD students at the time of receiving the grant notification letter.
  • The main supervisor must be a member of a Danish university. It is pertinent to note that a main supervisor can only be the main supervisor on one application for a DDEA PhD Scholarship.
  • A co-supervisor from another research field, for instance, basic science, clinical science, epidemiology, or psychology or a partner from an international or another sector must be associated with the project
  • Only PhD applicants can apply for the DDEA PhD Scholarship.


Danish Diabetes and Endocrine Academy Scholarship Application Process

  • Applications must be written in English and sent via an online application form. Applicants must have an account to log in to the DDEA’s website before applying.
  • All applications must be submitted to DDEA’s Grant Review Committee for a scientific evaluation. The application will be evaluated according to the following criteria: (1) the applicant, (2) the project, (3) the research environment, and (4) the DDEA focus areas, including internationalization and interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Applicants must possess a working knowledge of proficiency in the English language, both oral and written.


Read More: Doctoral Scholarships for Developing Countries at Ghent University Belgium

Documents required for the DDEA Scholarship

Applicants must submit the following documents in one single PDF file:

  • Title page: Name of applicant and project title
  • Abstract in English (half an A4 page)
  • Lay an abstract in Danish with a brief description of your project, including the purpose of the project and its significance for patients/health care professionals/industry.
  • Project description
  • Aims & Objectives
  • Background of the project
  • Significance of the project
  • Preliminary studies
  • Research design and methods
  • Literature review
  • Motivation letter
  • Schedule for the course of study
  • CV
  • Publication list including journal impact factor (no page limit)
  • Recommendation letter from the principal supervisor
  • Short CV of the principal supervisor (max. two pages)
  • Copy of your Master’s degree certificate
  • Collaboration agreement with other research groups nationally or internationally (e-mail correspondence is sufficient documentation)
  • Other relevant documents


Benefits of applying for the DDEA Scholarship

Students who qualify for the DDEA Scholarship will receive 2./3 fully funded scholarships worth 1,100,000 DKK each, as well as two-year tuition fees.

For more enquiries about the account login to the DDEA website, reach out to the Office Assistant Mette Roed: ouh.ddea@rsyd.dk or call + 45 2466 9802.


Scholarship Websites:

To get more information about the scholarship opportunity, kindly visit Danish Diabetes and Endocrine Academy’s official website to get the latest updates.


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