Heinrich Boll Scholarships in Germany for International Students

Heinrich Boll Scholarships in Germany for International Students

Heinrich Boll Foundation

Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 1 March (annual)

Study in:  Germany

Brief description: 

The Heinrich Böll Foundation offers some scholarships to international students who secured their university entrance qualification from a school outside of Germany and are interested in studying a Masters or PhD Degree in Germany.

Host Institution(s):

This scholarship is hosted by state or state-recognized Universities in Germany

Level/Field(s) of study:

These scholarships are specifically for Masters Degree or PhD Degree in all subjects which are offered at state or state-recognised universities in Germany

Interested students from the EU can be offered Master’s Degree courses at state or state-recognised universities in Germany, Switzerland, and other EU member states.

Number of Scholarships:

This is not specified.

Target group:

The scholarship opportunity specifically targets international students, both EU and non-EU, who were not educated in Germany.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

Masters Studies:

Beneficiaries that are non-EU students will receive €850 per month plus various individual allowances. Tuition fees are possible in some cases possible in Germany.

For beneficiaries that are EU students, what they receive varies to a maximum of €649 plus €300 book money per month. For this category of beneficiaries, tuition fees are not possible in Germany but possible to a limited extent in other countries. For duration of this scholarship, it is awarded for the regular period of study, and may be extended by one semester.

PhD Studies:

For non-EU students, they are given €1,200 per month plus €100 mobility allowance per month, including various individual allowances; tuition fees are not possible.

For EU students, they are given €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.

Duration: The scholarship is awarded for two years as a rule, may be extended twice at most by half a year.

Eligibility:

If you are an International Masters degree student who earned the university entrance qualification outside Germany:

  • You may apply before commencing your Masters programme or at any time up to the end of the first semester of the Masters programme.
  • You have to show proof of first professional qualification must be provided

If you are an international Doctoral student who earned the university entrance qualification outside Germany:

  • You must have been accepted as a doctoral student by a state or state-recognised university in Germany. As a rule in Germany you MUST include proof of admission 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:

If you want to get 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 March 1, at the latest.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for details on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:

https://www.boell.de/en/foundation/application

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