PhD scholarships from the Wüstenrot Stiftung

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Are you a young researcher working in the areas of architecture, urban development, cultural heritage preservation/education, art and cultural science or the social sciences? Are you working on a subject related to cultural heritage preservation? Then apply for a PhD scholarship from the Wüstenrot Stiftung! Since 2010, the foundation’s monument programme has focused on projects from the period 1945 to 1980, providing funding for projects related to post-war modernism. Applications are invited from young researchers of all nationalities.

Who can apply?

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • outstanding academic achievements and exam results at university level
  • dissertation project related to post-war modernism with the expectation of an above-average result
  • PhD at a university in Germany
  • first university degree completed by the age of 30

What form does funding take?

Scholarship holders receive a basic stipend of 1,400 euros, plus an additional allowance of 150 euros per month to cover material costs. In addition, scholarship holders may apply for a family allowance. Funding is generally granted for a period of two years.

When is the closing date for applications?

The closing dates for applications are 1 May 2017 and 1 November.

Terms and conditions of application

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

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