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Heinrich Böll Foundation scholarships in Germany, 2021-2022

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LEVEL: Undergraduate, Masters, PhD
FUNDING: Fully Funded
PLACE: Germany
STATUS: 73 Days left

Students from any discipline and higher-education institution are invited to apply for the Heinrich Böll Foundation scholarships 2021-2022 in Germany. The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships for Undergraduates, Graduates, and PhD degree programs to support both foreign and German students. An application for a scholarship for undergraduate degree is only open for candidates in Germany.

The Heinrich Böll Foundation scholarship department will grant around 1200 Scholarships to International Students, European Union and German Students to undertake studies in Germany for courses starting in October 2021.

Named after the German Nobel Prize winner in Literature, the Heinrich Böll Foundation aims at fostering democracy and upholding human rights, taking action to prevent the destruction of the global ecosystem, advancing equality between women and men, securing peace through conflict prevention in crisis zones, and defending the freedom of individuals against excessive state and economic power.

Program Details

  • Host Institutions: German Universities in Germany.
  • Eligible Program: available programs at the host university.
  • Number of Awards: around 1200.
  • Duration: Candidate’s program duration.
  • Target Group: Open to all nationalities.

Heinrich Böll Foundation scholarships Benefits

The Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships in Germany coverage varies depending on the level and status of the student as shown below:

  1. Scholarship amount
    • Germans/Foreign students educated in Germany and EU nationals/Students not educated in Germany:
      • PhD Students: €1350 per month plus €100 per month for research allowance;
      • Undergraduate and graduate students: max. €744 plus €300 book allowance per month;
      • A possible 155 allowance for child support.
    • Non-EU nationals/Students not educated in Germany:
      • PhD Students: €1,200 per month plus €100 mobility allowance per month, plus various individual allowances;
      • Undergraduate and Graduate students: €861 per month plus various individual allowance;
      • A possible 276 allowance for child support.
  2. Funding of research stay abroad:
    • Germans/Foreign students educated in Germany and EU nationals/Students not educated in Germany: Additional funding available for scholarship-holders only;
    • Non-EU nationals/Students not educated in Germany: Funding is available for limited periods spent abroad.
  3. Funding of tuition fees:
    • Germans/Foreign students educated in Germany and EU nationals/Students not educated in Germany: Not possible in Germany. Possible to a limited extent in other countries for Undergraduate, Graduate and PhD students;
    • Non-EU nationals/Students not educated in Germany:
      • PhD Students: Not possible;
      • Undergraduate and graduate students: In certain cases possible in Germany.

Heinrich Böll Foundation scholarships Eligibility

To apply for the study in German scholarship, candidates must have the following profile:

  • Proof of the required level of German language (B2 oder DSH)
  • excellent school grades and academic standing
  • social engagement and interest in politics
  • (self)-reflective, goal-oriented, creative personalities in their own right with inter-cultural and gender-democratic competences
  • identification with the goals of the Foundation
  • responsible, motivated, reliable individuals willing to play an active role in the Foundation’s work

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How to Apply for this Study in German scholarship

The Heinrich Böll Foundation only accepts online applications. Therefore, applicants must click on the apply button below to access the online application portal. Please note that the portal will be opened about 6 weeks before the application deadline.

Register on the application portal, fill in required information, upload required documents and submit your application.

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