North Rhine-Westphalia Scholarship and Fellowship Programmes
The government of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia continues with the scholarship program for students from Israel in 2018. This program is now offered in its 14th year!
Period of term: The NRW Scholarship Programme can be awarded for a minimum duration of
two months and a maximum duration of three months (from early May 2018 to December 31st, 2018).
What does the programme offer? The programme offers short-term scholarships for students in bachelor and
master degree programmes from selected Israeli universities wishing to pursue studies and research in NRW.
Deadline: 28th February 2018
Questions? Find more information here.
We are looking forward to applications for highly-qualified students and thus wish to strengthen the academic bond between our universities.
Mrs. Elena Ganem-Bachmann / International Office
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena offers in a last call scholarships of 5 months to students of University of Haifa for the spring term 2018 for guest studies in Jena at all levels Bachelor, Master, PhD:
Period of the term: 1.3. - 31.7.2018 or 1.4. - 31.7.2018
· 800 Euros / months
· 360 Euros travel costs once after arrival in Jena
· accomodation in a student dormitory in Jena
· guest student courses in Political Sciences in English (Bachelor and Master Level)
· Courses at the Bachelor and Master Level in German Language (B1 - B2) in History, Social Sciences, Philosophy, Language Classes at the Sprachenzentrum of the university
Steps to prepare your application: (please contact your International School to discuss your application in detail):
· motivation letter
· Learning Agreement (30 ECTS / semester) - recognition at home university is required
· Transcript of Records from Home university
· PhD students: an invitation letter is required by a german academic university in Jena
Deadline: the best would be if we could receive your application within the next two weeks until 30.11.
Find more Information here.
Are you socially engaged and have already been accepted for a PhD at a state-recognised university in Germany? Then apply for a doctoral scholarship from the Hans Böckler Foundation. The foundation supports engaged doctoral students from Germany and abroad who are doing a PhD on a subject that is relevant to social policy.
Who can apply?
Requirements for applicants include the following:
· a particular aptitude for academic work, as demonstrated by university and exam track record
· trade union or social engagement
· the PhD project should have social policy relevance
· applicants should not be older than 40
What form does funding take?
As a rule, funding is provided for two years, and in exceptional cases for three years. It comprises a combination of material and non-material support. The basic stipend comprises funding of 1,450 euros and, if applicable, a family allowance of 155 euros and up to 100 euros towards the costs of health insurance. In addition, funding can for example also be provided for language courses and research-related stays abroad.
When is the closing date for applications?
Applications can be submitted from now until 1 February 2018.
Terms and conditions of application:
The terms and conditions of application can be found here:
www.boeckler.de > Promotionsförderung (only in German)
Doctoral scholarships from the Hector Fellow Academy
You would like to do a PhD and develop your research project yourself? You would like to become part of an interdisciplinary research network? Then apply for a doctoral scholarship from the Hector Fellow Academy and do your PhD in Germany under the supervision of a Hector Fellow. Hector Fellows are outstanding researchers who belong to the interdisciplinary Hector Fellow Academy and have been awarded several national and international research prizes.
· an innovative research project developed by the applicant that ties in with one of the subject areas of the Hector Fellows
· very good Master’s degree in a relevant subject
· very good command of English
· willingness to move to the location where the Hector Fellow supervisor is based in Germany
www.hector-fellow-academy.de > Promotionsförderung
The German Bundestag collaborates with the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin tu run its International Parliamentary Scholaship (IPS) scheme.
This gives well qualified young people with a stronginterest in politics from the USA, France, Israel and Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe and Arab region the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of Germany's system of parliamentary government.
The scheme involves fiftee-week placements with Members of the German Bundestag. The participants are introduced to the wide variety of tasks carried out in a Meber's office. For example, they may find themselfs drafting speeches, articles and letters or doing preparatory work for pleny sittings.
The exchange programmes of the German Bundestag are conceivied of as exiting ways of teaching young people about the significance of friendly cooperation based on shared political and cultural values.
Deadline for application: August 31st
Find more information here.
Find a flyer with information in Hebrew here.
Find the application form here.
The government of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia decided to continue with the scholarship program for students from Israel in 2017.
For more information, click here.
Please be aware of the deadline for application: February 28, 2017.
What is offered
This scholarship program aims to help students and graduates to improve their knowledge of the German language (general language, special language) and cultural knowledge of the country.
Regular full-time students registered in a Bachelor or Master course who have German language proficiency equivalent to level A2-B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can apply for a scholarship to participate in an intensive language course in Germany. Bachelor students are eligible to apply for the scholarship in their second year at the university. Faculty members and PhD students are also eligible to apply.
Regular full-time students registered in a Bachelor or Master course who have German language proficiency equivalent to level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or above can apply for a scholarship to participate in a university summer course in Germany.
Application Deadline: December 1, every year
Are you a female graduate student or postdoctoral fellow with one or more children? Do you often lack the time and flexibility to pursue your academic work? Then apply for a grant from the Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard-Foundation. The grants aim to help talented young women through the period in which they face this double burden and enable them to produce good research nonetheless. The foundation supports female graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of all nationalities who are conducting research at German universities and research institutions.
For more information check here.
AICGS is now accepting applications for the next round of DAAD fellowships. The DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program, funded by a generous grant from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), is designed to bring scholars and specialists working on Germany, Europe, and/or transatlantic relations to AICGS for research stays of two consecutive months each. Fellowships include a monthly stipend of up to $4,725, depending on the seniority of the applicant; transportation to and from Washington; and office space at the Institute. Please note that the DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship supports fellows conducting research at AICGS in Washington DC, not in Germany/Europe.
More information here.
Deadlines: For the Spring Session (January-June): August 31
For the Fall Session (July-December): February 28
This scholarship enables to Students of Natural and Technical Sciences, Agriculture and Forestry who are enrolled in member countries of the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) an Internships in commercial enterprises, research and higher education institutes in Germany.
Application deadline and more information here.
University teacher/faculty can apply for a visit to Germany for 7-12 days with a group of minimum 10 and maximum 15 students who are in the second or higher semester of their degree programme. The programme is open to all subject fields.
Application Deadlines: February 1, May 1, November 1
This programme is jointly implemented by the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Highly-qualified international doctoral and postdoctoral students as well as senior scientists can apply to conduct research at the institutes of the DLR in Germany.
Application deadline: depending on fellowship
Further information also here.
This programme is jointly implemented by the Leibniz Association and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Highly-qualified, international postdoctoral researchers, who have recently completed their doctoral studies, can apply to conduct research at the Leibniz Institute of their choice in Germany.
The next fellowship call will be released in January 2017.
University academics and scientists on active duty can apply for a stay of up to 3 months to carry out a research project at a state (public) or state recognized higher education institution or non-university research institute in Germany.
Application deadline: 1 September every year
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