The European Southern Observatory is a 16 nation intergovernment research organization for ground-ased astronomy. Created in 1962, ESO has provided astronomers with state of the art research facilities and access to the southern sky. As the main hub that study of Astronomy, European Southern Observatory awards a studentship position yearly. The main reason upon putting up the scholarship is to connect PhD students and their professors with the activities to provide quality knowledge and opportunity to the next generation of astronomers using the European Southern Observatory facility.
The studentship position is open to all PhD students currently enrolled in a University or colleges preferably but not necessarily a member of European Southern Observatory. There will be 2 studentship position per year to be awarded for the students who enrolled in Chillean University.
For more information and application, please visit http://www.eso.org/sci/activities/docs/studentship-factsheet.pdf.
1. Basic StipendInitial job grading is 52% of grade 6 step 0, i.e. about EURO 1.700/month and as of the 2nd year 58% of grade 6 step 0, i.e. about EURO 1.897/month.
No cost of living differential (between Santiago de Chile and the lead town Munich) applies on the remuneration of Students with duty station in Chile.
2. AllowancesFamily allowances:
Household allowance for members of the personnel who are married or who are entitled to children’s allowance: EURO 184,33 per month. Children’s allowance for each dependant child: EURO 277,25 per month. 3. Joining expensesNewly appointed students are paid travel expenses for themselves and their families, as well as the cost of transporting up to 130 kg of luggage (and 30 kg for each dependent)by air freight from the airport of departure to the airport at destination.