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Who can apply?
Requirements for applicants include the following:
- researchers in Germany, or those working at a German research institution abroad, who have completed their academic training (a doctorate as a rule) are eligible to apply for DFG research grants
- researchers who are employed at one of the institutes or member organisations of the Max Planck Society, Fraunhofer Society, Helmholtz Association or Leibniz Association, researchers working at a publicly funded institute associated with one of these organisations, and researchers working at international research facilities located in Germany should note the rules on the duty to cooperate
- an overview of possible cooperation partners, for example in the field of mathematics, can be found in the DFG’s Research in Germany – Mathematics brochures.
What form does funding take?
The main scholarship benefits are as follows:
- various types of funding can be applied for, to cover things like material and personnel costs or to finance project-specific workshops and public relations activities
- maximum funding duration: three years; subsequently, a renewal proposal can be submitted
When is the closing date for applications?
Applications can be submitted at any time.