Heinrich Boll Scholarships to Study in Germany

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.

Heinrich Boll Foundation
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 1 March (annual)
Study in:  Germany
Next course starts 2020

Brief description: 

Host Institution(s):

State or state-recognized Universities  in Germany

Level/Field(s) of study:

The scholarships are towards a Masters Degree or Ph.D. Degree in all subjects offered at state or state-recognized universities in Germany

For EU students, Master’s Degree courses at the state or state-recognized universities in Germany, 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: €850 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: €1,200 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 Master’s program or at any time up to the end of the first semester of the Master’s program.

• 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-recognized 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.

Apply

Official Scholarship Website:  https://www.boell.de/en/foundation/application

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