GS SCM PhD Research Grants at MLU in Germany, 2018

The Graduate School “Society and Culture in Motion” (GS SCM) offers research grants for Ph.D. students for 24 months with the possibility of a 12 months extension.

For applicants outside the Schengen Area, the School offers assistance in obtaining visas. Travel expenses for those individuals coming to Germany (in order to take conduct research in Halle) can be paid for.

 

 

Scholarships Number and Award:

10 grants for PhD students (EUR 1500/month) for 24 months with the possibility of a 12-month extension.

The Graduate School “Society and Culture in Motion” (GSSCM) offers 1.500€/month grants for PhD students. For applicants outside the Schengen Area, the School offers assistance in obtaining visas. Travel expenses for those individuals coming to Germany (in order to take conduct research in Halle) can be paid for.

 

Education Level & Subject:

Grants are available to pursue Ph.D. programme. Grants are awarded within the Graduate School “Society and Culture in Motion” (GSSCM).

 

Eligibility:

-International students are eligible to apply.

-Potential PhD students must hold an MA degree (equivalent to the German MA) in social sciences or humanities, or an equivalent degree entitling the holder to take up Ph.D. studies in Germany. In order to fully participate in and take advantage of the GS “Techniques of Future-Making”’s activities, continuous presence of the students in Halle is required.

-Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

 

Required Documents:

-Cover letter

-Copy of M.A. certificate (English or German)

-Transcript of Records (if available)

-CV

-Outline of a research proposal together with project timeline (3.000 – 5.000 words). This proposal should relate to the general topic of “Techniques of Future-Making” (see above for a description of central research topic). Furthermore, we ask that you include details of your research progress (if any) up to the time of application.

-Letter of recommendation written by an academic supervisor from the previous university.

-Proof of adequate knowledge of English (if a non-native speaker).

 

How to Apply:

Please submit complete applications by e-mail to: 

or by ordinary mail to the following address:

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Graduate School “Society and Culture in Motion”
Reichardtstr. 6
D-06114 Halle (Saale)

 

Deadline:

March 31, 2018

 

More information:

www.scm.uni-halle.de

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