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Heinrich Boll Scholarships in Germany for International Students

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Heinrich Boll Foundation
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 1 Mar (annual)
Study in:  Germany
Next course starts 2017

Brief description:

The Heinrich Böll Foundation awards some scholarships to international students who gained their university entrance qualification from a school outside of Germany who wish to study a Masters or PhD Degree in Germany.

Host Institution(s):

State or state-recognized Universities  in Germany

Level/Field(s) of study:

The scholarships are towards Masters Degree or PhD Degree in all subjects offered at state or state-recognised universities in Germany

For EU students, Master’s Degree courses at state or state-recognised universities in Switzerland and other EU member states are possible.

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified.

Target group:

The scholarship program allots scholarships to international students, both EU and non-EU, who are not educated in Germany.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

Masters Studies:
Non-EU students: €750 per month plus various individual allowances; tuition fees are in certain cases possible in Germany.
EU students: varies, max. €649 plus €300 book money per month; tuition fees not possible in Germany but possible to a limited extent in other countries.

The scholarship is awarded for the regular period of study, may be extended by one semester.

PhD Studies:
Non-EU students: €1000 per month plus €100 mobility allowance per month, plus various individual allowances; tuition fees are not possible.
EU students: €1350 per month basic scholarship plus €100 per month research costs allowance; tuition fees are not possible in Germany but possible to a limited extent in other countries.

The scholarship is awarded for two years as a rule, may be extended twice at most by half a year.

Eligibility:

International Master students who earned their university entrance qualification outside Germany:

• You may apply before commencing your Masters programme or at any time up to the end of the first semester of the Masters programme.

• Applicants must have completed a first degree. Proof of first professional qualification must be provided

International Doctoral students who earned the university entrance qualification outside Germany:

• The applicant must have been accepted as a doctoral student by a state or state-recognised university in Germany. Proof of admission, as a rule in Germany, must be included with the application.

• By the application date, preliminary work must have been completed and a valid timetable for completion must be submitted.

• PhD subjects related to focal points of the Foundation’s activities will be given priority.

Application instructions:

For details of application requirements and procedures, please consult information sheet A 1-1 (“scholarship application for undergraduate and graduate students”, PDF) or A 2-1 (“scholarship application for doctoral studies”). The online application portal closes on 1 March at the latest.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for details on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  Follow Link