Baden-Württemberg Scholarships 2010/11
Information for students accepted to attend the Freiburg University of Education (PH) for one or two semesters
This year again, the Baden-Württemberg Foundation is awarding Baden-Württemberg Scholarships for Students attending institutions in Baden-Württemberg. The scholarships are designed to promote the international exchange of highly qualified German and non-German students. All highly qualified students attending a partner institution of the Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg (PH Freiburg – Freiburg University of Education) and who have been accepted into the exchange program between the two institutions can apply for a Baden-Württemberg Scholarship.
Scholarship period: 5 months (1 semester) or 10 months (whole academic year) for study or research at the Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg (min. 4 – max. 11 months on application)
Basic scholarship amount: approx. 400 € per month (up to 500 €)
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Target group: Highly qualified non-German undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates attending one of the prestigious partner universities of the PH Freiburg abroad and whose institutions award tuition waivers for students coming from the PH Freiburg within the reciprocal agreement. Scholarship holders must complete a research project or complete part of their home study obligations at the PH Freiburg.
Applications for are to be submitted to the office/authority responsible, e.g. international office of your home university.
Only applications (6 copies each) that contain the following documents will be considered:
o Application form
o Detailed proposal of study with information on studies and career to date (max. three pages)
o Copies of certificates (degrees awarded, transcript of courses)
o Curriculum Vitae (academic resume) with date of birth
o Certificate of Matriculation (from home university)
o Proof of German language skills (and/or other languages)
o Letter of recommendation by a professor tutoring the student explaining academic performance as well as intercultural and social competence (see attached form)
Submission date no later than 1st April 2010
The decision on who will be recommended for a scholarship will be made by the Baden-Württemberg Scholarship Commission at the PH Freiburg based on shortlists and appraisals by the student’s home university. The final decision, however, remains with the foundation Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg gGmbH.
For further details, please refer to the webpage of the Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg (http://www.bw-stipendium.de) or contact your local subject co-ordinator or the International Office.
Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg GmbH
This state foundation established in 2000 promotes various projects of general public benefit linked by the common aim of securing the future capacities of the State of Baden-Württemberg. Projects in the fields of education, science and research are supported in particular. Initial examples are programmes for internet and computer competence, research in the field of nutrition, food safety and consumer protection, a photonics center, financial support for vocational education, and the Baden-Württemberg Scholarship. Future and key technologies, human capital, internationalisation, media competence, social learning, youth, family and civic commitment are also focal points of the work of the Landesstiftung. The Chairman of the Supervisory Board is Minister-President Guenther Oettinger.