“Get-it-Published” Research Fellowships at MPI for the History of Science in Germany, 2018

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) is calling applications from applicants from Asian, African, or Latin American institutions to apply for its “Get-it-Published” Fellowship Program.

The “Get-it-Published” fellowships are open to students whose research topic is related to the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, or Science and Technology Studies.

Founded in 1994, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin is one of the more than 80 research institutes administered by the Max Planck Society. It is dedicated to the study of the history of science and aims to understand scientific thinking and practice as historical phenomena.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: February 25, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue research.
  • Study Subject: The “Get-it-Published” fellowships are open to students whose research topic is related to the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, or Science and Technology Studies.
  • Scholarship Award: Fellowships are endowed with a monthly stipend according to the guidelines of the Max Planck Society.
  • Nationality: Applicants from Asian, African, or Latin American institutions
  • Number of Scholarships: Two fellowships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Germany

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: The scholarship is dedicated to assisting young researchers (that is, at the end of their Ph.D. phase or early Post-docs) from Asian, African, or Latin American institutions to work with an international community at the MPIWG, Berlin.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

  • The ” Get-it-Published” fellowships are open to students whose research topic is related to the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, or Science and Technology Studies. The scholarship is dedicated to assisting young researchers (that is, at the end of their Ph.D. phase or early Post-docs) from Asian, African, or Latin American institutions to work with an international community at the MPIWG, Berlin.
  • Candidates are expected to have finished the archival research for their thesis and be in a position to devote six months to writing and preparing an article in English for journal publication. Regular meetings will be held to support both the writing process and academic development.
  • Applications from women are especially welcome. The Max Planck Society is committed to promoting underrepresented groups as well as people with disabilities and encourages them to apply. Finalists may expect a decision by 1 March 2018.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Applicants should submit the following materials in English through our Online Application Portal:

  • Official proof of the completion of your PhD thesis/or confirmation from your university of thesis submission.
  • Brief description of dissertation
  • Curriculum vitae and list of publications
  • Title, abstract and outline of intended article to be prepared for publication (maximum 750 words)
  • English writing sample
  • A letter of recommendation from a previous supervisor

Online Application

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