Doctoral scholarships from the Friedrich Naumann Foundation

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Who can apply?

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • non-German citizenship
  • unconditional university admission
  • full-time PhD in Germany at a state or state-recognised university
  • academic project of considerable relevance to research
  • knowledge of German

What form does funding take?

Scholarship holders receive a maximum stipend of 1,000 euros per month. In addition, a health insurance subsidy of up to 125 euros per month will be granted. The scholarship is initially approved for a one-year period, and can be extended by one further yearupon application.

When is the closing date for applications?

Applications can only be submitted online. The closing date for applications are 30 April / 31st October annually.

Terms and conditions of application

The terms and conditions of application can be found here: > Ausländische Promovierende (only in German)