Applications are open for Heinrich Boll Foundation scholarships available for German and international students. The foundation grant scholarships to approximately 1,000 for pursuing undergraduate, graduate & doctoral programme in all subjects offered at universities of applied sciences or universities of the arts in Germany. There are two types of scholarships i.e. student scholarship and doctoral scholarship which is offered for those students who gained their university entrance qualification in Germany to study in Germany or EU country and for those students who gained their university entrance qualification outside of Germany to pursue studies in Germany.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in all subjects offered at universities of applied sciences or universities of the arts in Germany.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree.
Scholarship Provider: The Heinrich Boll Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany (German students can pursue their higher studies in Germany or an EU country)
Eligibility: Formal prerequisites:
Applicants for an undergraduate or graduate scholarship:
1). General student scholarships for German and German-educated applicants (Bildungsinländer/innen (1)): Students in all subjects who are pursuing a First degree (Bachelor, Staatsexamen, Diplom) and who earned their university entrance qualification (2) in Germany:
-You may apply before beginning your first degree (Bachelor, Staatsexamen, Diplom) or at any time up to the end of your third “Fachsemester”. Masters students cannot apply, because we aim to support students over the longer term. However, Bachelors students who have been awarded support may receive further support for a Masters course.
-Special (but not exclusive) target groups are: first-generation students, women, members of ethnic minorities, applicants from universities of applied science (Fachhochschulen).
-scholarship programme also focuses (but not exclusively) on certain subjects: especially the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), particularly with a focus on environmental science (e.g. environmental protection, renewable energies, climate, etc.); economic and legal studies; journalism; and art studies.
-Germans and Bildungsinländer/innen (1) may receive funding for a complete Bachelors programme outside Germany but within the EU. In this case, the application must include a detailed justification of the proposed location and subject.
2). Student scholarship – journalism: “Medienvielfalt, anders: Junge Migrantinnen und Migranten in den Journalismus” (for German nationals and Bildungsinländer/innen):
-This programme is aimed at German or German-educated students with a migration background who wish to become journalists. Funding is not limited to students following journalism studies programmes.
-You may apply before beginning your study programme or at any time up to the end of your third “Fachsemester”. The conditions outlined in A.1. apply
Applicants for a doctoral scholarship: Please note that an application for the autumn application process is possible, if you are a German or German-educated doctoral student.
1). Doctoral students in all subjects who earned their university entrance qualification in Germany (Germans nationals and Bildungsinländer/innen (1)):
-At the time of application, the applicant must have been accepted as a doctoral student by a state-recognised institution of higher education in Germany or another EU country.
-Preference will be given to dissertation projects related to the working areas of the Heinrich Böll Foundation
2). Doctoral scholarships: Focus programme “Transformation Research”
-Doctoral students from Germany who would like to apply for the focus programme “Transformation Research”
-Formal requirements given above.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of all nationalities can apply for these Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships.
Scholarship Description: 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’). They expect scholarship recipients to have excellent academic records, to be socially and politically engaged, and to have an active interest in the basic values of the foundation: ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self determination and justice.
Number of award(s): The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduates and doctoral students.
Selection Criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on excellent academic records, to be socially and politically engaged, and to have an active interest in the basic values of the foundation: ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self determination and justice.
Notification: Not Known
How to apply: Applications should be submitted online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 September 2015.
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