1000 Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships for German and International Students, 2017


1000  Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships for German and International Students , and applications are submitted till 1 March and 1 September. The online application portal opens on July 20, 2016 and closes on September 2, 2016 at the latest. Applications are open for Heinrich Boll Foundation scholarships available for German and international students. The foundation grant 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. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): Germany (German students can pursue their higher studies in Germany or an EU country)|

Level: undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree

Field(s): Scholarships are awarded in all subjects offered at universities of applied sciences or universities of the arts in Germany.

Deadline: 1 September 2016 &1 March 2017 The online application portal opens on July 20, 2016 and closes on September 2, 2016 at the latest. 

Funded By: Heinrich Boll Foundation

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 1000 Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships are Open for International Students: International students can apply for this scholarship.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No:  1,000 scholarships are offered.

Scholarship covers:

Description

1000 Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships

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’).

They expect 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.

Eligibility

1000 Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships

‣ 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 Application Method 

‣ Applicants are required to apply online.

Application Process Autumn 2016

‣ By September 1, 2016 interested candidates can apply for:undergraduate scholarship for German and German-educated applicantsundergraduate scholarship for German and German-educated applicants for the journalism programme "Medienvielfalt, anders“doctoral scholarships for German and German-educated applicants (Bildungsinländer/innen) and for international studentsdoctoral scholarships in the focus programme “Transformation Research” for German studentsundergraduate and graduate scholarships for refugees who are studying, or wish to study in Germany at any kind of university and regardless of their number of semester

For international students: By March 1, 2017 international graduate students and PhD students can apply for scholarships in Germany - find more information here.

‣ 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”). These give important information on the formalities of your application and on preconditions and criteria.The online application portal opens on July 20, 2016 and closes on September 2, 2016 at the latest.Please use only Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill out the application form. This also applies to the expert reports.  


‣ Please notice that the length of your application is restricted by the space provided in the application form. This also applies to the expert reports.To avoid system overload, please do not wait until deadline day to submit your application. You can send off your application as soon as you have all your documentation ready.By the application deadline of  September 1, we must have received all documentation in full, including the expert reports and references. Only then will the application be considered complete and will processing begin. Please note that incomplete applications cannot be processed. If we have not received all the required documentation in full by September 1, we will inform you of this and refer you to the next application deadline.

‣ At the time of application, the applicant must have been accepted as a student or doctoral student by a state-recognised institution of higher education in Germany. The applicant has to be accepted by a state-recognised institution at the latest by the beginning of the scholarship.

 ‣ Scholarship Application Due Date:  1 September 2016 &1 March 2017 The online application portal opens on July 20, 2016 and closes on September 2, 2016 at the latest. 

The online application portal opens on July 20, 2016 and closes on September 2, 2016 at the latest.

Please use only Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill out the application form. This also applies to the expert reports.  

Please notice that the length of your application is restricted by the space provided in the application form. This also applies to the expert reports.

To avoid system overload, please do not wait until deadline day to submit your application. You can send off your application as soon as you have all your documentation ready.

By the application deadline of  September 1, we must have received all documentation in full, including the expert reports and references. Only then will the application be considered complete and will processing begin. Please note that incomplete applications cannot be processed. If we have not received all the required documentation in full by September 1, we will inform you of this and refer you to the next application deadline.

At the time of application, the applicant must have been accepted as a student or doctoral student by a state-recognised institution of higher education in Germany. The applicant has to be accepted by a state-recognised institution at the latest by the beginning of the scholarship.

DOWNLOAD FILES

 Information Scholarship Application for Undergraduate and Graduate Students (A1-1)

Expert Report on an Application for an Undergraduate Scholarship (A1-3)

Information Scholarship Application for Doctoral Studies (A2-1) (

Expert reference for a doctoral scholarship application (A2-3) 

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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