The Heinrich Böll Foundation funded scholarships for undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities per year, who are pursuing their degree at universities, universities of applied sciences, or universities of the arts, Germany
Course Level:Undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral
Scholarship Provider: The Heinrich Böll Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
The following general requirements apply to international student applicants (except EU citizens) who wish to study in Germany:
-You must be enrolled at a state-recognized university or college (e.g. Fachhochschule) in Germany at the time the scholarship payments begin.
You should provide proof that you have already graduated with an initial professional qualification. This programme mainly supports students aiming for a Masters degree.
-You need a good knowledge of German, and we kindly ask you to provide proof of your proficiency. Please note that the selection workshop (interviews, group discussions) will normally be in German. Exceptions (interview in English) are, however, possible.
-Unfortunately, the current guidelines specify that we can not support foreign scholarship holders for stays abroad in third countries for more than four weeks. The following requirements apply to all German and non-German students wishing to pursue a Masters degree or post-graduate studies:
-You should definitely apply for a scholarship before the start of your studies, in order to ensure long-term support and cooperation.
-The Heinrich Böll Foundation cannot award you a scholarship, if you are studying for a one-year Masters degree and were not previously supported by the foundation.
-Tuition fees for fee-paying courses in Germany cannot be financed by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. The following requirements apply to PhD-students from outside the EU:
-Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent and must have been accepted as a doctoral student by a German institution of higher education.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes (except EU citizens)
Scholarship Description: The Heinrich Böll 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.
How to Apply: Online
Deadline: 1 September and 1 March annually
Note: Application deadlines are normally twice a year: 1 March and 1 September. However, the deadlines and dates listed here may be liable to change.
It is important to read the Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarship Brochure and visit the official website (link found below) for details on how to apply for this scholarship.
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