Supporting the Next Generation

Agriculture is more than just farming—it’s thousands of careers in a variety of fields, including science, technology, engineering, math, and much more. Bayer is committed to helping the next generation of young thought-leaders learn and grow as we shape a more sustainable future for agriculture – addressing the challenges of climate change, biodiversity loss, and food security to create a better tomorrow for our planet.


Jeff Schell Scholarship for

Agicultural Science


Breakthrough ideas need time and cooperation. The Jeff Schell Scholarship supports international students with individual projects aimed at developing new agricultural solutions. Have you got an idea that could help improve lives? Are you passionate about innovation and are committed to shaping agriculture to benefit farmers, society and our planet? Bayer wants to support your project through the Jeff Schell Scholarship. The Jeff Schell Scholarship is open to students of agricultural sciences, agronomy, crop protection, seeds and biotechnology, environmental sciences, digital farming, and agricultural sustainability. Scholarships can be used for special study courses, individual laboratory assignments, summer schools, research classes, internships, or Master’s or Ph.D. theses and are granted exclusively to students from German-speaking countries wishing to study abroad, or to foreign students who are interested in a study project in Germany. 


Supporting pioneers of tomorrow

Bayer’s scholarship programs support young international talents and their special studies or projects in the life sciences and medicine.


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