Applications are open for the Einstein Fellowship in Germany. The Einstein Forum and the Wittenstein Foundation are proud to announce the new call for application to their fellowship program for young, ambitious thinkers who are interested in pursuing a project in a field different from their previous research. This fellowship is designed to support individuals who, in addition to excelling in their current field of specialization, are also open to exploring new and interdisciplinary approaches to their work, much like the renowned Albert Einstein.
The fellowship period will conclude with a public lecture presented by the fellow at both the Einstein Forum and the Wittenstein Foundation. It’s important to note that the Einstein Fellowship is not intended for applicants who want to finish a study they have already started. To be eligible for the fellowship, the application must show that the proposed project is of high quality, innovative, and viable and that the applicant has advanced intellectual abilities. It doesn’t matter whether the applicant has begun working towards, or currently holds, a PhD. The fellowship does not require the proposed project to be fully finished during the grant period, it can be used as a starting point for a larger project.
The Einstein Fellowship is a unique opportunity for outstanding young thinkers to explore new fields and expand their intellectual horizons. The fellowship program is designed to support individuals who are passionate about their work, open to new ideas, and committed to making a difference in their field. If you’re interested in applying for the fellowship, be sure to demonstrate the quality, originality, and feasibility of your proposed project, as well as your own intellectual development in your application.
- Host institutions: Universities and academic institutions of Potsdam and Berlin, Germany.
- Areas of Research : Any.
- Number of fellowships : Not specified.
- Duration : five to six months.
- Eligible countries: Open to all nationalities.
Einstein Fellowship Program Benefits
This Europe opportunity will provide successful applicants with the following benefits:
- living accommodations for five to six months in the garden cottage of Einstein’s own summerhouse in Caputh, Brandenburg;
- The fellow will receive a stipend of EUR 10,000 and;
- reimbursement of travel expenses.
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Einstein Fellowship Program Eligibility
To apply for the Albert Einstein Fellowship, applicants must meet the criteria below:
- Candidates must be under 35 and hold a university degree in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences;
- A successful application must demonstrate the quality, originality, and feasibility of the proposed project, as well as the superior intellectual development of the applicant;
- It is not relevant whether the applicant has begun working toward, or currently holds, a PhD;
- The proposed project need not be entirely completed during the time of the fellowship but can be the beginning of a longer project.
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How to Apply for the Einstein Fellowship
- two-page project proposal,
- two letters of recommendation.
Note : No fellowships will be given for dissertation research. The proposed project must be significantly different in content, and preferably field and form, from the applicant’s previous work.
All documents must be received by . For more details on the Einstein Fellowship program, please visit the official page. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.