Incoming: degree seeking

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Area Discipline Scholarship What Who Further information
all Areas Biology/ Life Sciences Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds: PhD Fellowships Doctoral degree projects which are experimental, in the field of basic biomedical research and aimed at elucidating basic biological phenomena of
human life and acquiring new scientific knowledge
outstanding European junior scientists under the age of 27 who want to do research within or outside Europe, and non-European scientists wishing to do
research in Europe
BI Fonds
all Areas all DAAD-Bi-National Supervised Doctoral Degrees Research phases at a German university as part of a doctoral programme in the home country Excellently-qualified Doctoral candidates and young academics who have completed a Master’s degree or Diplom, at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research DAAD
all Areas all DAAD Research Grant – Doctoral Programmes in Germany 3 years (extendable for 6 months twice) doctoral degree studies at a German University Excellently-qualified Doctoral candidates and young academics who have completed a Master’s degree or Diplom, at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research DAAD
all Areas all Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt Research on topics that concern the environmental situation in Germany. Application has to be written in German Doctoral Candidates, who plan to work on a topic related to the environmental situation in Germany and have a good command of German DBU
all Areas all Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst – Doctoral degree program for protestant students Doctoral degree at a German university Graduates who already have admission to Doctoral degree studies in Germany Ev. Studentenwerk
all Areas Biology Evonik Foundation – Werner Schwarze Scholarship Doctoral degree in the field of amino acid research Graduates who have no other way to fund their Doctoral degree studies Evonik Foundation
all Areas all Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung – Doctoral Degree Programme for Foreigners 24/36 months of Doctoral degree studies at a German University International graduates with a good command of German (TestDaF) FES
all Areas all Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit Doctoral degree at a German University Foreigners who are fluent in German and do already have admission as doctoral candidate FNS
all Areas all Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V. Doctoral degree at a German University International Students with admission to a doctoral degree programme and level B2 (DSH 2) German skills HBS
all Areas Chemistry Hoechst Doktorandenstipendium 2 year fellowship for doctoral degree studies in Germany. Monthly payment is 1750€ EU citizens and citizens of other nations who completed their studies in Germany and do research in the field of chemistry. Recommendation has to be
made by the supervisor. In rare cases and if well justified by the supervisor it is possible for non-EU-nationals to win the fellowship without having
completed their studies in Germany
Verband der Chemischen Industrie
all Areas all KAAD- Scholarship Programme 1 Doctoral degree at a German University Graduates who come Africa, Asia, the Middle East or Latin America, are a Catholic Christian (or general belong to a Christian denomination) and possess German language skills before starting the studies (KAAD can provide a language course of max. 6 months in Germany) KAAD
all Areas Chemistry Kekulé Fellowship 2 year fellowship for doctoral degree studies in Germany. Monthly payment is 1750€ and the supervisor a one off payment of 5000€ EU citizens and citizens of other nations who completed their studies in Germany, who relocate to start their studies at FAU. The application has to be
made by the doctoral candidate himself
Verband der Chemischen Industrie
all Areas all Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung -Auslandsförderung Doctoral degree at a German University Applicants with a knowledge of German comparable to the level of “Zertifikat Deutsch”, who show social or political commitment, who already have admission to a doctoral degree programme at a German university KAS (German only)
all Areas all Rosa-Luxemburg Stiftung – Doctoral Degree Scholarship Doctoral degree at a German University Foreign Doctoral Candidates with admission to a German university who show social or political commitment which is considered to be representative of the ideology of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation RLS (German only)
all Areas Chemistry Chemiefonds Fellowship 2 year fellowship for doctoral degree studies in Germany. Monthly payment is 1750€ EU citizens and citizens of other nations who completed their studies in Germany and do research in the field of chemistry. Recommendation has to be
made by the supervisor. In rare cases and if well justified by the supervisor it is possible for non-EU-nationals to win the fellowship without having completed their studies in Germany
Verband der Chemischen Industrie
all Areas Sciences Sustainable Water Managment – Study Scholarships and Research Grants Doctoral degree in the thematic fields of Water and Energy, Water and Health, Water and Nutrition, Water and Environment, as well as Water in Urban Areas young scientists from Cambodia, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam DAAD
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Area Discipline Scholarship What Who Further information
Africa all Government Scholarship Ghana Preparation and completion of a Doctoral Degree in Germany (up to 42 months) Excellent university graduates who are currently employed at a Ghanian university DAAD
Africa all Kenyan-German Postgraduate Programme Doctoral degree programme at a German university Excellently-qualified young acedemics from Kenya who hold a Master’s degree DAAD
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Area Discipline Scholarship What Who Further information
Asia all Chinese Scholarship Council – Postgraduate Study abroad Program Doctoral degree programme at a German university Chinese graduates Please check Chinese CSC-Site
Asia all KurdDAAD Master or doctoral degree programme at a German university outstandingly qualified graduates from the Iraqi-Kurdish Region Tabadul
Asia all Minerva Fellowship Program longer term research stays (6-36 months) at a German university or research institution Israeli Graduates Ministry of Education
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Area Discipline Scholarship What Who Further information
Latin America all CSF-Research Grants from the Brazilian Governments up to 4 years of Doctoral degree studies at a German university Brazilian Graduates CSF
Latin America all DAAD Country-related Programme with Argentine (ALEARG) Graduates complete a Master’s or postgraduate course of study Graduates, doctoral candidates, postdocs or teachers at universities in Argentina or researchers at publicly funded institutions of Argentine nationality
usually up to the age of 36
Ministry of Education
Latin America all DAAD Country-related Programme with Argentine (ALEARG) Graduates complete a Master’s or postgraduate course of study Graduates, doctoral candidates, postdocs or teachers at universities in Argentina or researchers at publicly funded institutions of Argentine nationality
usually up to the age of 36
DAAD
Latin America all DAAD Country-related cooperation programme with Colombia Master’s or doctoral degree programme or post-doc research project at a German university Colombian graduates, postdocs, scientists, academics and professionals up to the age of 36 DAAD
Latin America all DAAD Country-related cooperation programme with Mexico (CONACYT) Master’s or doctoral degree programme or post-doc research project at a German university Mexican graduates, doctoral candidates and postdocs DAAD Centroamerica
Latin America all DAAD Country-related cooperation programme with Panama (ALPEAN) Master’s or doctoral degree programme at a German university Graduates from Panama DAAD Centroamerica
Latin America all DAAD Country-related cooperation programme with Peru (ALPRONA) Master’s or doctoral degree programme at a German university Graduates or postdoc scientists and academics from Peru from the universities associated with the Alianza Estratégica usually up the age of 42 DAAD

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Latin America all DAAD Country-related cooperation programme with Peru (ALPERU) Master’s or doctoral degree or post-doc research project at a German university University graduates from Peru studying subjects that are of particular relevance to Peru’s economic and technologic development Alianza Estrategica
(Spanish only)
DAAD
Latin America all Government Scholarships Programme Uruguay Master’s or doctoral degree or post-doc research project at a German university Graduates, doctoral candidates and post-docs from Uruguay ANII (Spanish only)

DAAD

Latin America all Third Country Programme Central America Master’s degree and doctoral degree projects at a German university (study visit and degree) and research stays for post-docs GGraduates from Central America DAAD Centroamerica
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