Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships ,German ,International Students

Applications are open for Heinrich Boll Foundation scholarships for German  and international students. The foundation grants scholarships to approximately  1,000 for pursuing undergraduate, graduate & doctoral programme in all  subjects offered at universities of applied sciences or universities of the arts  in Germany. There are two types of scholarships i.e. student scholarship  and doctoral scholarship which is offered for those students who gained  their university entrance qualification in Germany to study in Germany or EU  country and for those students who gained their university entrance  qualification outside of Germany to pursue studies  in Germany.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are offered to  all subjects offered at universities of applied sciences or universities of the  arts in Germany. Course Level: These  scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduates, graduates, and  doctoral degree level. Scholarship Provider: The  Heinrich Böll Foundation Scholarship can be taken  at: Germany (German students can pursue their higher studies  in Germany or an EU country)

Eligibility: Student  scholarship: Applications are possible before you begin your study  programme or within the first three semesters. Doctoral scholarship  (PhD): Applicants must provide proof that they have been accepted  as a doctoral student by an institution of higher education in Germany or an EU  country. -General: Special (but not exclusive) focus groups are:  First-generation students, students with a migrant background, or students from  universities of applied sciences (‘Fachhochschulen’). Students in MINT study  programmes (mathematics, informatics, natural sciences, or technical subjects),  especially with an environmental focus (e.g. environmental studies, climate  studies, renewable energies etc.). journalism programme: The  programme is aimed at students with a migrant background who want to become  journalists. Funding is not limited to students in a journalism studies  programme. International students of all subjects in a  MASTER’S programme or doctoral programme, who gained their university entrance  qualification from a school outside of Germany and who would like to study  in Germany. -Special (but not exclusive) focus regions are: Central/Eastern  Europe, EU neighbourhood/CIS; Middle East/Northern Africa; transition and newly  industrialised countries as well as conflict regions worldwide. -Applications are possible before you begin your Master’s programme or within  the first semester (at the time of application). -Applicants must have  already obtained a first university degree. -Good or very good knowledge of  German is a requirement. The selection workshops are generally held in German  (if a scholarship is granted, additional German language courses can be  financed).

Scholarship Open for International  Students: International Students can apply for this  scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Heinrich Boll Foundation  grants scholarships to approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduates, and  doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities per year, who are pursuing  their degree at universities, universities of applied sciences  (‘Fachhochschulen’), or universities of the arts (‘Kunsthochschulen’). We expect  our scholarship recipients to have excellent academic records, to be socially  and politically engaged, and to have an active interest in the basic values of  the foundation: ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self  determination and justice.

Number of award(s): 1,000 scholarships are offered.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is  online. Application process is as follows: 1. Check if you are  among the special focus groups in this application round 2. Gather  information on the application process and the requested documents   3. REGISTER for  the online application portal 4. Provide the requested information in  the ONLINE APPLICATION  PORTAL 5. After uploading all of your  documents, submit you application before the end  of the application deadline. Student scholarship: Info  sheet A1-1 (PDF) Application  form (in German, PDF) Please use only Adobe Acrobat Reader to  fill in the form. Download  expert report form Doctoral scholarship: Info  sheet A2-1 (PDF)Application  form (in German, PDF) Please use only Adobe Acrobat Reader to  fill in the form. Download  expert report form .

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadlines are 1 September  2013 and 1 March 2014 for students of all subjects who gained their university  entrance qualification in Germany and who wish to do their doctoral studies in  Germany. Intenational students of all subjects in a MASTER’S programme, who  gained their university entrance qualification from a school outside  of Germany and who would like to study in Germany can apply till 1  March 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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