Scholarships for German Students, 2016

Explore for more information on scholarships for German students at different academic levels i.e. bachelors, masters and PhD available here on This page contains a few of the latest 2015-16 Germany Scholarships for international and German students plus students from other developing countries. All recent international and German scholarships can be found here. Some of financial aid opportunities are compiled here to study abroad in Germany. These scholarships for German students are available in the different fields of natural sciences, engineering, mathematics, law, social sciences and lots more. The specific requirement and amount of various German financial aids will vary according to the scholarship program. Below is the comprehensive list of scholarship offers for Germans readily available for refining their education. Check out now and apply as soon as you can.

Asia Exchange Scholarships for Study Abroad Programs
Scholarship Provider: Asia Exchange
Eligible Students: Asia Exchange scholarships are awarded twice a year for students from target countries.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing study abroad program in one of Asian partner universities for one semester.
Award Details: The value of Asia Exchange award scholarships is 500 €
Application Deadline: April 30th, 2016

CERN Post Career Break Graduate Fellowship In Switzerland
Scholarship Provider: CERN
Eligible Students: You have been on a career break for personal reasons such as family or caring responsibilities or health issues for at least 2 years. Periods of unemployment do not count as a career break within this programme
Course: Fellowships is available for graduates wishing to re-start their careers. Fellowship is awarded for both research work (experimental or theoretical physics) and advanced development work.
Award Details: Fellows stipends are calculated individually – stipends are competitive and net of tax.
Application Deadline: 1 March 2016

PhD Positions at Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research in Germany
Scholarship Provider: University of Cologne and the Max Planck Institute
Eligible Students: Applicants should be fluent in written and spoken English and should have completed their degree by the start of the programme in October 2016.
Course: Positions are open for pursuing PhD programme at the Cologne Graduate School of Aging Research.
Award Details: Applicant should have outstanding interactive research environment for aging research.
Application Deadline: February 12, 2016

HAB Postdoctoral Fellowships for German and International Researchers
Scholarship Provider: The Herzog August Bibliothek
Eligible Students: The purpose of the Fellowship Programme of the Herzog August Bibliothek (HAB) is to offer researchers from Germany and abroad whose projects would benefit from using the library’s holdings the opportunity to begin, continue or conclude such a project.
Course: Fellowships are available for postdoctoral research programme in Wolfenbüttel.
Award Details: Monthly fellowship allowance of 1.800 EUR. is offered.
Application Deadline: January 31st 2016

GEAS General Training Programme and PhD Fellowships
Scholarship Provider: Graduate School of East Asian Study (GEAS), Germany
Eligible Students: Successful applicants will have an average master’s degree in either area studies (Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies) or a discipline represented at the Graduate School (Political Science, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Business, Economics, Law, History, Cultural Studies, Humanities, Theatre Studies, Environmental Policy) with a focus on East Asia.
Course: Fellowship is available for training programme.
Award Details: University will offer PhD stipends of € 1365 €/month (plus 103 €/m research allowance).
Application Deadline:
January 15, 2016

Visiting Fellowships for International Students at Bielefeld University
Scholarship Provider: Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology
Eligible Students: All international doctoral researchers may apply who are matriculated in a doctoral programme abroad and whose dissertation has a historical, sociological, social-anthropological or political science focus.
Course: This is a four months fellowships programme.
Award Details: The grant consists of a EUR 1,200 stipend per month. This amount will be supplemented by a child allowance if applicable. Upon application, travel costs can also be covered by the Graduate School.
Application Deadline: 15 January 2016

Postdoctoral Research Training Fellowships for Clinicians in UK or Republic of Ireland, 2016
Scholarship Provider: Wellcome Trust
Eligible Students: These awards are open to individuals with a relevant connection to the European Economic Area, for Fellowships to be held in a UK or Republic of Ireland institution.
Course: Fellowship scheme providing support for clinicians wishing to obtain high-quality postdoctoral training that will lay the foundations for a successful independent research career.
Award Details: The total cost of a Fellowship would not normally exceed £350 000.
Application Deadline: The preliminary application deadline is 30 October 2015 and the full application deadline is 11 January 2016.

Call for DKFZ International PhD Program in Germany
Scholarship Provider: German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Germany
Eligible Students: Applicants holding (or expecting to hold) a university master’s degree (MSc or equivalent) including a written master’s research thesis are eligible to apply. PhD students typically have a background in (molecular) biology, molecular medicine, biochemistry, chemistry, and physics, mathematics, and computer science or epidemiology/public health studies.
Course: Fellowship is available to pursue PhD programme at Helmholtz International Graduate School for Cancer Research.
Award Details: The typical duration of the PhD program is three years. During this time, students are fully funded by DKFZ fellowships or third-party funding.
Application Deadline: 5th January 2016

PhD Positions in Neuroscience at IMPRS for Brain and Behavior 
Scholarship Provider: Max Planck Society, Max Planck Florida Institute (MPFI), Center for Advanced European Studies and Research (caesar) a Max Planck Associated Institute, University of Bonn, and Florida Atlantic University
Eligible Students: The PhD program is open to candidates holding a Master’s degree in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, engineering, or other relevant subjects.
Course: Positions are open for pursuing full-time PhD program at the University of Bonn or Florida Atlantic University
Award Details: The doctoral positions are fully funded offering a competitive monthly income (contract) plus full tuition and health insurance.
Application Deadline: December 1, 2015

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for Master Programme in Astronomy and Astrophysics
Scholarship Provider:
This project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union and by the AstroMundus Consortium
Eligible Students: Applicant should hold a bachelor degree in Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, or Mathematics (or a recognized Degree that certifies an equivalent amount of learning in the same field, quantified as 3 years of previous studies corresponding to at least 180 credits in the European Credit Transfer System) or expect to obtain it latest by August of the starting year of the Masters Course (i.e. by August 2015 for the course starting in September 2015).
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s study in at least 2 and up to 4 of the partner Universities (University of Innsbruck, Austria, University of Padova and University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy, University of Goettingen, Germany and University of Belgrade, Serbia).
Award Details: The value of scholarship is varies.
Application Deadline: November 30th, 2015

Israeli Government Scholarships for Foreign Students, 2016
Scholarship Provider: Government of Israel
Eligible Students: The applicant should hold a BA or BSc degree (or higher) and have a good record of academic achievement.
Course: Scholarships are awarded for summer language courses (Ulpan) and for one academic year or research studies.
Award Details: There are two types of scholarships: Full and Partial Scholarships. Full scholarship includes: Tuition fee, Monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only) and Basic health insurance and Partial scholarship includes: Part of the tuition fee, Monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only) and Basic health insurance
Application Deadline: November 30

Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice, USA
Scholarship Provider: Commonwealth Fund
Eligible Students: Applicant must have a demonstrated expertise in health policy issues and a track record of informing health policy through research, policy analysis, health services, or clinical leadership.
Course: Fellowships are available to mid-career professionals—academic researchers, clinicians, managers, government policymakers and journalists to apply for a unique opportunity to spend up to 12 months in the United States as a Harkness Fellow.
Award Details: The Harkness Fellowship awards up to US$119,000, which covers roundtrip airfare to the United States, a living allowance, funds for project-related travel, research, and conferences, travel to attend.
Application Deadline: November 16, 2015

IJP German-Northern European Journalists’ Bursary Program
Scholarship Provider: The programme is funded by the Auswärtiges Amt (Foreign Office of the German Federal Government), by the foreign ministries of the Nordic countries and by a small circle of private sponsors.
Eligible Students: The application is open to any journalist from the Nordic or the Baltic countries aged between 18 and 40, working for any print, radio or TV media (employed or freelancer).
Course: Bursary is available for early and mid-career journalists to work for media outlets.
Award Details: The programme is funded by the Auswärtiges Amt (Foreign Office of the German Federal Government), by the foreign ministries of the Nordic countries and by a small circle of private sponsors.
Application Deadline: November 15th, 2015

IMPRS PhD Position in Astrophysics at Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Scholarship Provider: The International Max Planck Research School on Astrophysics at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich.
Eligible Students: Applicants must have a Master in Physics or Astrophysics.
Course: Positions are available for pursuing PhD programme at the International Max Planck Research School on Astrophysics at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich.
Award Details: Successful applicants with a MSc degree will receive a work contract of about EUR 1400 per month, (depending on family status) for a maximum period of three years if required.
Application Deadline: November 15, 2015

IMPRS PhD Positions in Solar System Science at University of Göttingen
Scholarship Provider: Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) and the University of Göttingen
Eligible Students: Applicants to the Solar System School should have a keen interest in Solar system science and a record of academic excellence.
Course: Position is open for pursuing PhD programme at the University of Göttingen
Award Details: Successful applicants are fully funded through an employment contract and are eligible for relocation support.
Application Deadline: 15 November 2015

Doctoral Scholarships at University Kassel in Germany
Scholarship Provider: University Kassel, Germany
Eligible Students: Grants is to support outstanding graduates from all disciplines and make grant-financed doctorate study at the University of Kassel attractive.
Course: Scholarship is available to pursue doctoral program at University of Kassel.
Award Details: The scholarship includes doctorate grant is EUR 1,100 per month.
Application Deadline: 6 November 2015

Morphomata Fellowship Program at University of Cologne 
Scholarship Provider: The Morphomata Center for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Cologne, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany
Eligible Students: To be eligible for a Morphomata Fellowship, the candidate must have the status of at least assistant professor (or equivalent) and a strong research record in biography/life writing and/or portraiture.
Course: This is a 3 to 9 months fellowships programme.
Award Details: The Fellows receive compensation, provided the Fellow will receive no income from his/her home institution while he/she is in Cologne.
Application Deadline: November 2nd 2015

BAGSS Starter Scholarships for German and International Students
Scholarship Provider: Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Bamberg (received funding from the German Science Foundation), Germany
Eligible Students: Applicants must have an excellent command of English. If English is not your native tongue, you need to supply a proof of proficiency.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral research programme at the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences.
Award Details: The scholarship amounts to 1,365.00 EUR per month plus a grant for material costs, adding up to a total of 1,468.00 EUR, plus family allowances and child-care expenses in accordance with the DFG guidelines where applicable.
Application Deadline: October 31, 2015

Wolfgang-Gentner Fellowships at CERN in Switzerland
Scholarship Provider: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Eligible Students: University degree with doctoral studies at the commencement at CERN
Course: Fellowships are available for pursuing doctoral program at CERN.
Award Details: The participants of the doctoral program receive a tax-free residence payment and other possible benefits such as family or child allowances in accordance with the services provided by the CERN Doctoral Student Programs.
Application Deadline: October 30, 2015

College for Interdisciplinary Education Research (CIDER) Research Fellowships
Scholarship Provider: College for Interdisciplinary Education Research (CIDER), Germany
Eligible Students: Pre- or post-doctoral status (doctoral students in their last year before submitting their PhD thesis or postdoctoral scholars no more than 12 months after receiving their PhD).
Course: Fellowships are available for undertaking research.
Award Details: The College offers a range of activities and funding opportunities to its fellows, including funding for research collaborations on the main shared research areas of the College: educational inequality and success against the odds, competence development as an educational and social process, and returns to education.
Application Deadline: October 18, 2015

Deutsches Museum Scholar-in-Residence Program
Scholarship Provider: Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany
Eligible Students: Scholars at any level of seniority are eligible to apply, provided they have at least one university degree.
Course: This is a residence program of six or 12 months.
Award Details: Pre-doctoral stipends: € 7,500 (six months) / € 15,000 (full year). Post-doctoral stipends: € 15,000 (six months) / € 30,000 (full year).
Application Deadline: 16 October, 2015

Doctoral Scholarships for IAB’s Graduate Programme (GradAB) 
Scholarship Provider: Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and the School of Business and Economics of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Eligible Students: They address outstanding graduates from economics, sociology or other social sciences who hold a master degree or diploma.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral programme.
Award Details: The scholarship is 1,000 Euros per month.
Application Deadline: 15 October, 2015

IPODI Fellowship Program for International Researchers at TU Berlin in Germany, 2016
Scholarship Provider: The programme is co-funded by the Marie Curie Programme of the European Union (Co-funding of Regional, National, and International Programmes).
Eligible Students: The applicant has at least two and not more than ten years of research experience after obtaining her doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent), in exceptional cases an extension of up to three years is possible.
Course: This two year fellowship programme is awarded for postdoctoral researchers.
Award Details: IPODI Fellows will receive a contribution to research costs of 4 800€ per fellowship.
Application Deadline: 15 October 2015

ERP Fellowship Programme for German Students
Scholarship Provider: The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy-Academic Foundation
Eligible Students: Applicants must be the time of application younger than 35 years.
Course: Fellowship is available for postgraduate study or research at American elite universities.
Award Details: Services: one year to US $ 49,300, US $ 91,400 from two years old up
-Enrollment Foundation
Application Deadline: October 15, 2015

Doctoral Position in Crystallography / Materials Science
Scholarship Provider: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation – DFG) at Ludwig Maximilians University Munich.
Eligible Students: Candidates must have an MSc or equivalent in any field of the geosciences, material science, physics or chemistry
Course: Application is available for doctoral position.
Award Details: The position is financed for three years (salary scale 75% E13).
Application Deadline: October 15, 2015

German-Norwegian Scholarship Programme in “Energy Sciences”
Scholarship Provider: E.ON Stipendienfonds
Eligible Students: Master or doctoral student from German and Norwegian universities can apply.
Course: Scholarship is available to students for Master, PhD and research programme at partner’s university.
Award Details: Maximum awards of € 9.000 (Norwegian PhD in Germany) / € 10.200 (German PhD in Norway) / 6 months or € 6.600 (Master, German students in Norway) / € 5.100 (Master, Norwegian students in Germany) / 6 months will be awarded.
Application Deadline: October 15th, 2015

College for Interdisciplinary Education Research (CIDER) Research Fellowships, 
Scholarship Provider: College for Interdisciplinary Education Research (CIDER), Germany
Eligible Students: Pre- or post-doctoral status (doctoral students in their last year before submitting their PhD thesis or postdoctoral scholars no more than 12 months after receiving their PhD)
Course: Fellowships are available for undertaking research.
Award Details: Funding for research collaborations on the main shared research areas of the College: educational inequality and success against the odds, competence development as an educational and social process, and returns to education.
Application Deadline: October 18, 2015

Graduate School “Human Development in Landscapes” PhD Scholarships
Scholarship Provider: The Graduate School “Human Development in Landscapes”, Kiel University, Germany
Eligible Students: University is seeking highly qualified and highly motivated doctoral fellows to conduct high-quality interdisciplinary research.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme at Kiel University.
Award Details: The scholarships are 1450€ per month. All scholarship holders can apply for research funds from the Graduate School.
Application Deadline: October 1, 2015

Volkswagen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities in USA and Germany
Scholarship Provider: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Volkswagen Foundation
Eligible Students: These Volkswagen Foundation postdoctoral fellowships are available for US and German applicants.
Course: Fellowships are available for postdoctoral researchers to spend some time conducting studies at universities or research institutes of the candidate’s choice or at a listed cooperating institute in Germany and U.S. or Canada.
Award Details: The value of scholarship is varies.
Application Deadline: Application deadlines are October 1, 2015 (fellowship in USA) and October 8, 2015 (fellowship in Germany).

ESA Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme in Space Science
Scholarship Provider: European Space Agency (ESA)
Eligible Students: Appointments for an ESA research fellowship are for two years, after which Fellows normally leave ESA.
Course: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral research prgramme at ESA’s space science departments in the Netherlands and Spain
Award Details: Average monthly net salaries (tax free) are around € 2500.
Application Deadline: 1 October 2015

NATO Defense College (NDC) PfP, MD and OMC/PAG Fellowships
Scholarship Provider: NATO Defense College
Eligible Students: Candidates for the NDC/PfP Fellowships/MD Fellowships can apply.
Course: Fellowships are available for pursuing research programme.
Award Details: Each Fellow will receive the amount of sixteen thousand euros. This will cover the costs of his/her stay in Rome and his/her travel expenses.
Application Deadline: 30 September 2015.

JEV Research Fellowship for European Administrative History in Germany, 2016
Scholarship Provider: The German University Foundation
Eligible Students: Early stage researchers from Germany and abroad are invited to apply.
Course: Fellowship is available for doctoral and postdoctoral students and specifically for the final phase of their research project for the duration of no longer than 12 months.
Award Details: The MPI provides fellowship recipients with work opportunities in its library.
Application Deadline: 30 September, 2015

OECD CRP Research Fellowships for Participating Countries
Scholarship Provider: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Eligible Students: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of a country that currently participates in the OECD Co-operative Research Programme (CRP), and the collaborating host institution must be located in another participating country.
Course: Fellowships are available to conduct research projects abroad.

Award Details: The Fellowship award consists of 3 components which collectively are called the travel lump sum allowance.
Application Deadline: The next call for funding in 2017 will open in April 2016.

Max Planck International Research Network on Aging Doctoral Fellowships
Scholarship Provider: MaxNetAging Research School (MNARS), Max Planck International Research Network on Aging (MaxNetAging), Germany
Eligible Students: Applicants should have a background in demography or a related field in the social or biological sciences, mathematics or statistics.
Course: Fellowships are awarded for pursuing PhD research progarmme.
Award Details: Successful candidates will receive a Support Contract for the duration of 3 years which is based on the Collective Wage Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD Bund) in terms of the level of remuneration (EG13 /50%).
Application Deadline: September 13, 2015

FRIAS COFUND Fellowship Programme in Germany, 2016-2017
Scholarship Provider: The FCFP is co-financed by the European Union through the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) “Marie Skodowska-Curie Action, People, Co-funding of regional, national and international programs (COFUND)” and the state of Baden-Wurttemberg.
Eligible Students: The applicant must hold a PhD plus a minimum of six years postdoctoral research experience or a tenured professorship or equivalent permanent position
Course: Fellowships are available for undertaking research project at the university’s research college, the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS)
Award Details: Marie Curie FCFP fellowships offer the following conditions: Living allowance, Mobility allowance and Research cost contribution.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2015

Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships for German and International Students, 2015
Scholarship Provider: The Heinrich Boll Foundation
Eligible Students: Students of all nationalities can apply for these Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree.
Award Details: The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities per year, who are pursuing their degree at universities, universities of applied sciences (‘Fachhochschulen’), or universities of the arts (‘Kunsthochschulen’).
Application Deadline: 1 September 2015

HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Applicants, 2016
Scholarship Provider: The Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO)
Eligible Students: Applicants must have at least one lead author research paper – either accepted for publication, in press or published-in an international peer-reviewed journal by 27th August 2015 in order to be eligible to apply.
Course: This is a three year postdoctoral fellowship programme.
Award Details: The CDA award provides start up funds of 300,000 USD over three years to initiate an independent laboratory and may be taken up at the end of the fellowship.
Application Deadline: 27 August 2015

DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program in USA
Scholarship Provider: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Eligible Students: Applicants must be German or American citizens or applicants affiliated with DAAD Centers for German and European Studies.
Course: Fellowship supports fellows conducting research at AICGS in Washington DC.
Award Details: Fellowships include a monthly stipend of up to $4,725, depending on the seniority of the applicant; transportation to and from Washington; and office space at the Institute.
Application Deadline: August 31, 2015

PhD Scholarships at Graduate School of East and Southeast European Studies
Scholarship Provider: The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies (The School is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) as part of the German Excellence Initiative)
Eligible Students: Applicant should have very good graduate degree (Master’s, Magister, Diploma, State Examination or equivalent degree).
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD research programme at Graduate School of East and Southeast European Studies (either at the LMU Munich or at the University of Regensburg).
Award Details: PhD Scholarships are awarded with a basic monthly stipend of 1.365 Euro, plus travel funds, grants for material costs as well as child-care expenses in accordance with DFG guidelines where applicable.
Application Deadline: August 20, 2015

Qualification Fellowship at Bielefeld University in Germany
Scholarship Provider: Bielefeld University, Germany
Eligible Students: Candidates should hold an excellent Bachelor or equivalent in Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Computer science, or related areas with a clear focus on computer science.
Course: Fellowship is available for PhD programme at Bielefeld University.
Award Details: Applicant will receive monthly tax-free allowance of 800 Euros.
Application Deadline: July 17, 2015

IJP George Weidenfeld Bursary for British and German Journalists
Scholarship Provider: The programme is funded by the Federal Foreign Office; the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and by a close circle of private sponsors.
Eligible Students: Journalists between the age of 18 and 40 years who regularly contribute as staff or freelance journalists to the German or British media can apply.
Course: Bursary is available for journalists to gain work experience in the other country.
Award Details: Each fellow will receive a stipend of 3.300 Euros to help cover travel costs, accommodation and personal expenses during his or her stay in Germany.
Application Deadline: July 17th, 2015

International Engineers Scholarship for Germany Students at ESMT
Scholarship Provider: European School of Management and Technology (ESMT), Germany
Eligible Students: Candidates with outstanding backgrounds who complete an engineering or applied science degree in a top technology university in any country.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree.
Award Details: The value of each scholarship is up to € 10,000.
Application Deadline: The application deadlines are March 31 (Round 1) and May 31 (Round 2) and July 31 (Round 3; only for EU applicants).

PhD Fellowships in Chemical Biology at University of Konstanz
Scholarship Provider: Departments of Biology, Chemistry, and Computer & Information Science and the German Excellence Initiative
Eligible Students: Students who have already started PhD work at the University of Konstanz can also apply within the first year of their studies can apply.
Course: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Award Details: The Konstanz Research School Chemical Biology offers scholarships (1.450 € monthly) for excellent applicants.
Application Deadline: 16 July 2015

Bayer Foundation Kurt Hansen Scholarship in Germany
Scholarship Provider: The Bayer foundation
Eligible Students: Scholarship is open to students studying to be educators in the field of science.
Course: Scholarship supports individual study or research project.
Award Details: Support is generally intended to cover the cost of living, travel costs and incurred project costs.
Application Deadline: July 10, 2015

Balmoral Residential Fellowships for German and International Applicants
Scholarship Provider: Kunstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Germany
Eligible Students: Eligible to apply for a Balmoral fellowship are visual artists of any age from Germany and around the world. The focus of artistic work for the residential fellowships for 2016 must be on the medium of drawing, whereby drawing does not necessarily mean just ‘graphite on paper’.
Course: These are three or nine months residential fellowships for visual artists and junior academic graduate (curator fellowship).
Award Details: The fellowships are endowed with 1,400 € a month.
Application Deadline: June 30th 2015

PhD Research Positions Funded by Volkswagen Foundation
Scholarship Provider: Volkswagen Foundation
Eligible Students: A proactive, motivated, autonomous person with a well-developed team spirit;
-a high-quality university degree in humanities or social sciences (human geography, anthropology, sociology, Eastern European studies or the like).
Course: Positions are available to pursue PhD programme.
Award Details: It offers an own research project in a multinational and multidisciplinary research team, starting in September 2015.
Application Deadline: 30th of June 2015

RTG Doctoral Positions at Technical University of Ilmenau
Scholarship Provider: The Research Training Group (RTG) on Lorentz Force Velocimetry and Lorentz Force Eddy Current Testing at Technical University of Ilmenau (The RTG is sponsored by the German Science Foundation DFG)
Eligible Students: University is looking for candidates with an excellent Diploma or Master degree, preferably in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, or applied mathematics.
Course: Positions are available for doctoral studies at the Technical University of Ilmenau.
Award Details: The research positions are paid according to the TV-L E13 scale of the German public sector (35.000 – 40.000 € per year before tax depending on work experience).
Application Deadline: 17 July 2015

INSEAD Helmut Meier Scholarship for Women from Central and Eastern Europe
Scholarship Provider: INSEAD
Eligible Students: Candidates admitted to the MBA Programme or invited to the admission interview will be considered.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing MBA course at Insead-Campuses.
Award Details: The value of scholarship is 13 000 Euros.
Application Deadline: The application deadline for round 1 is 9 November 2015. The applications for Round 2 will openfrom 16 November 2015 and close on 30 November 2015 for July 2017 Class.

Highly Skilled Workforce Scholarships for Master Students 
Scholarship Provider: University of Edinburgh, UK
Eligible Students: Scholarships are available to UK nationals who are permanently domiciled in Scotland, as well as EU nationals (excluding UK nationals) domiciled in the EU or Scotland but not elsewhere in UK, who have been accepted on an eligible full-time or part-time Master’s degree programme.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time or part-time master degree.
Award Details: The scholarships will cover the UK/EU tuition fee. The award of applicant’s scholarship will be automatically deducted from their tuition fee.
Application Deadline: 1 May 2015 and 30 June 2015

Postgraduate Taught Country Scholarships at University of Reading
Scholarship Provider: University of Reading, UK
Eligible Students: In order to be eligible for the Postgraduate Taught Country Scholarships applicants must have an offer for a full-time Master’s programme and assessed as an ‘International/Overseas’ student for funding purposes
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing master’s programme at the University of Reading.
Award Details: The Scholarship is worth £5000.
Application Deadline: 29 May, 2015

BU Dean’s International Scholarship for Masters in UK

Scholarship Provider: Bournemouth University, UK
Eligible Students: Students should be classified as ‘overseas’ for fee purposes are eligible to apply for the 50% award for international scholarships.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time taught postgraduate courses at Bournemouth University.
Award Details: These Dean Scholarships include 50% fee reduction.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 18 November 2015 for January 2016 entry and 31 May 2016 for September 2016 entry.

European Union Masters Scholarship at University of Nottingham in UK, 2015
Scholarship Provider: University of Nottingham, UK
Eligible Students: Applicants can apply for this scholarship if they are from the European Union.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree program, including MRes (excluding MBA) at University of Nottingham
Award Details: Scholarships include full tuition fees. Maximum tuition fee covered under each scholarship £6,310.
Application Deadline: 22 May 2015

Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for Research Excellence (European Union) in UK, 2015
Scholarship Provider: University of Nottingham, UK
Eligible Students: Applicants can apply for this scholarship if he/she should already hold an offer to start a full-time research degree programme, PhD or MPhil, at Nottingham in September or October 2015, any subject area.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time research degree programme, PhD or MPhil programmes at University of Nottingham.
Award Details: These are full tuition fee scholarships, each including an additional £8,400 stipend per annum.
Application Deadline: 8 May 2015

University of Edinburgh Business School European Scholarships
Scholarship Provider: University of Edinburgh Business School, UK
Eligible Students: Applicants should already have been offered a place on one of the programmes, and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so.
Course: Scholarships are available to pursue MSc programmes.
Award Details: University offers scholarships each with a value of either £5,000 or £7,000.
Application Deadline: 8 May 2015

PhD Position at Hector Fellow Academy in Germany
Scholarship Provider: Hector Fellow Academy
Eligible Students: Applications should have master’s degree (or equivalent) with excellent performance.
Course: Position is open for undertaking research project.
Award Details: Students will get up to 15.000 € per year for materials needed in the research project.
Application Deadline: 30th April

Aston PG50 Masters Scholarships for UK/EU Students
Scholarship Provider: Aston University, UK
Eligible Students:
 This scholarship is devised to increase access to Masters level study for groups under-represented at postgraduate level.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing Postgraduate Taught Full Time course at Aston University.
Award Details: Aston PG50 Scholarships for 2015 will include £10,000 scholarship to fund full time fees and support living expenses.
Application Deadline: 30 April 2015

Scholarships for Young Artists at Braunschweig University of Art in Germany
Scholarship Provider: Federal State of Lower Saxony
Eligible Students: These scholarships are part of the promotion programme for artists of the Braunschweig University of Art and the State of Lower Saxony.
Course: Scholarship is awarded to young artists.
Award Details: Eligible applicants will receive a grant in the amount of 1,250.00 EUR per month for a maximum term of six (6) months, including a minimum of three (3) months of compulsory residence at the HBK Braunschweig. Depending on the intended project, an additional allowance will be available for the costs of materials and travels upon submission of a project costing in consultation with the chosen mentor.
Application Deadline: April 18, 2015

2015 Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellowship Program, USA

Scholarship Provider: The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) (funded by the Harry & Helen Gray Culture and Politics Program)
Eligible Students: Applicants must be citizens of Germany or of other European countries; citizens of Japan, China, or the Republic of Korea working on German or Japanese international reconciliation.
Course: Fellowships are open to practitioners as well as to PhD candidates and postdoctoral fellows for conducting research.
Award Details: The fellowship includes a stipend of $4,500, transportation to and from Washington, research expenses, and office space at the Institute.
Application Deadline: April 15, 2015

CiM-IMPRS PhD Fellowships in Life and Natural Sciences
Scholarship Provider: The University of Münster and the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine.
Eligible Students: Applicants must hold a Master’s degree, or equivalent (e.g. German Diploma), in life or natural sciences (e.g. biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, physics, chemistry, pharmacy or related fields), in mathematics or computer sciences.
Course: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD programme at the International Max Planck Research School – Molecular Biomedicine (IMPRS-MBM) and the Cells in Motion Excellence Cluster (CiM)
Award Details: The program offers excellent scientific and transferable skills training, a competitive tax-free fellowship and support with administrative matters, accommodation, visas etc. There are no tuition fees.
Application Deadline: 15 April 2015

Mercator-IPC Fellowship Program for International Applicants
Scholarship Provider: Istanbul Policy Center at Sabanci University and Stiftung Mercator
Eligible Students: Applicants from outside of Turkey, especially from Germany are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.
Course: Fellowships are available to scholars, journalists, professionals and civil society activists to work on academic and practical projects at Istanbul Policy Center (IPC).
Award Details: Varies
Application Deadline: April 20, 2015

Fully-Funded Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen
Scholarship Provider: Helmholtz Zentrum München – German Research Center for Environmental Health
Eligible Students: To be eligible for the program, applicants must have received a doctoral degree in biological sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics, physics, mathematics, veterinary or human medicine or related life sciences within the last 3 years.
Course: Fellowship is available for postdocs to undertake a research project at Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen in Germany.
Award Details: Fully funded postdoctoral positions are available. In addition to a modular training program for acquiring leadership qualifications, the fellows will receive intensive support for external grant acquisition. If a fellow succeeds in acquiring a grant, he/she will receive additional funding (equal e.g. to half a technician’s position) through the program.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2015

GPTS Doctoral Scholarships in Transcultural Studies at Heidelberg University
Scholarship Provider: The Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” at Heidelberg University (a part of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments)
Eligible Students: Applicants must hold an M.A. or equivalent in a discipline of the humanities or social sciences with an above-average grade, and must propose a research project with a strong affiliation to the research framework of the Cluster.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral programme at Heidelberg University.
Award Details: The Graduate Programme offers a monthly scholarship of 1200 Euro.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2015

Max Planck Research Award for German Students, 2015
Scholarship Provider: The Humboldt Foundation and the Max Planck Society, Germany
Eligible Students: The nominee must be recognized internationally as an outstandingly qualified academic (e.g. awards, positive responses to publications, etc.).
Course: Award is available for pursuing research program.
Award Details: The Max Planck Research Award is usually endowed with EUR 750,000.
Application Deadline: 15 January 2016

Call for Application: GIGA Doctoral Fellowship Programme
Scholarship Provider: German Institute of Global and Area Studies
Eligible Students: An excellent grade point average and a final degree (masters or equivalent) in political science/international relations, economics, history or a related discipline.
Course: Fellowships are available for pursuing doctoral programme.
Award Details: Successful applicants are offered full integration into the research structure of the GIGA,
Application Deadline: The call for applications will be published in December 2015 and the application deadline will be on 1 March 2016.

DRS Postdoctoral Honors Fellowship Program in Germany
Scholarship Provider: Dahlem Research School of Free University of Berlin
Eligible Students: Candidates may apply if they are a member of one of the doctoral programs of Dahlem Research School.
Course: Fellowships are available for junior researchers in the transition to their first postdoctoral position or in developing their own research project for their first third-party funded research project.
Award Details: The DRS Postdoc Fellowship Program includes a monthly allowance made up of a base amount (1,365-1,467 Euros) and a research cost contribution (103 Euros) as well as access to the professional qualification programs delivered by Dahlem Research School.
Application Deadline: 31 July 2015

IMB PhD Fellowships for German Students in Germany, 2015
Scholarship Provider: IBM University
Eligible Students: Students must be nominated by a doctoral faculty member and enrolled full-time in a college or university Ph.D. program.
Course: Fellowships are available for pursuing Ph.D. program.
Award Details: The IBM PhD Fellowships are awarded worldwide. IBM Ph.D. Fellows are awarded a stipend for one academic year.
Application Deadline: October 27, 2015

DAAD/MSH Research Scholarships for German Students in Humanities and Social Sciences, France
Scholarship Provider: The German Academic Exchange Service awards and House of the Sciences of Man Foundation (MSH).
Eligible Students: The offer is the highest caliber German doctorate young scientists and young researchers in the humanities and social sciences who have very good knowledge of French.
Course: Scholarships are available to highly qualified young scientists for undertaking research project at one of the research groups at the MSH itself or other research institutions in France.
Award Details: Varies
Application Deadline: 15th November 2014

IGH MSc Postgraduate Bursaries
Scholarship Provider: The Institute for Global Health (IGH)
Eligible Students: IGH MSc Postgraduate Bursaries are available to Home/EU applicants who have an unconditional or conditional offer to study the MSc in Global Health and Development, including the TropEd route, full time or modular/flexible.
Course: Bursaries are available for pursuing masters degree at UCL Institute for Global Health.
Award Details: The Institute for Global Health (IGH) is offering MSc Bursaries of £2000 each.
Application Deadline: 15th July 2014

Chancellor’s Master Scholarships for German Students
Scholarship Provider: University of Sussex, UK
Eligible Students: Applicant must hold or expect to achieve a first-class undergraduate honours degree from a UK university.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree program.
Award Details: There are 100 scholarships available each worth £3,000 to help towards tuition fees.
Application Deadline: 1 August 2015

Chancellor Yunus Scholarship for German Students 
Scholarship Provider: Glasgow School for Business and Society and Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, GCU.
Eligible Students: Applicants must be an UK/EU and international student.
Course: Glasgow School for Business and Society and Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, GCU.
Award Details: Full scholarships are available to cover programme fees.
Application Deadline: 31st July 2014

Lord Mayor of London Scholarships for German Students
Scholarship Provider: City University London, UK
Eligible Students: Student must be in their first year of undergraduate study in 2015/16 or 2016/17, respectively.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.
Award Details: City is offering a scholarship of up to £3,000 per year.
Application Deadline: 30th September 2015

Jeff Schell Scholarships for German and Foreign Students
Scholarship Provider: The Bayer foundation
Eligible Students: Scholarships 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.
Course: Scholarship can be used for special study courses, individual laboratory assignments, summer schools, research classes, internships, Master’s or PhD theses.
Award Details: Support is generally intended to cover the cost of living, travel costs and incurred project costs.
Application Deadline: Applications can be generated again from June 1, 2016 to July 10, 2016.

Deans’ Academic Excellence Scholarships for German Students
Scholarship Provider: Middlesex University, UK
Eligible Students: The scholarship is open to all UK/EU applicants, in addition to international applicants who are either current Middlesex undergraduate students (at all Middlesex campuses) or else have graduated from Middlesex University previously
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree level at Middlesex University.
Award Details: The scholarship will be awarded as a 50% reduction of the postgraduate tuition fee and applied on enrollment.
Application Deadline: 1st December

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