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Heinrich Boll Scholarships in Germany for International Students

Published in 05 Jan 2024 by @Marwen

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Heinrich Boll Scholarships in Germany for International Students
Heinrich Boll Scholarships in Germany for International Students

Brief description: 

The Heinrich Böll Foundation awards some scholarships to international students who gained their university entrance qualification from a school outside of Germany who wish to study a Masters or PhD Degree in Germany.

Host Institution(s):

State or state-recognized Universities  in Germany

Level/Field(s) of study:

The scholarships are towards Masters Degree or PhD Degree in all subjects offered at state or state-recognised universities in Germany

For EU students, Master’s Degree courses at state or state-recognised universities in Germany, Switzerland, and other EU member states are possible.

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified.

Target group:

The scholarship program allots scholarships to international students, both EU and non-EU, who are not educated in Germany.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

Masters Studies:
Non-EU students: €934 per month plus various individual allowances, possibly health insurance; tuition fees are in certain cases possible in Germany.

EU students: varies, max. €812 plus €300 book money per month; tuition fees not possible in Germany but possible to a limited extent in other countries.

The scholarship is awarded for the regular period of study, may be extended by one semester.

PhD Studies:
Non-EU students: €1,200 per month plus €100 mobility allowance per month, plus various individual allowances; tuition fees are not possible.

EU students: €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.

The scholarship is awarded for three years as a rule (two years, may be extended at most by 12 months)

Eligibility:

International Master students who earned their 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.

• Proof of first professional qualification must be provided

• Required proof of German Proficiency: Level B2 or DSH 2 (with certificate)

International Doctoral students who earned the university entrance qualification outside Germany:

• Proof of admission to doctoral studies by a state or staterecognised university, as a rule in Germany, must be included 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.

• Required proof of German Proficiency: Level B2 or DSH 2 (with certificate)

Application instructions:

For 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 1 March or 1 September (for PhD studies only).

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/application

Related Scholarships: List of Scholarships in Germany


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