Hans Böckler Foundation offers 100 International Scholarships in Germany, 2018

The Hans Böckler Foundation is the institute of the German Federation of Trade Unions (DGB) to promote research and studies. T

he HSB awards scholarships to doctoral students with outstanding academic gifts who show commitment to labour unions or socio-political issues. Doctoral candidates in any discipline who are enrolled at German institutions of higher education, also in programmes such as graduate schools or junior researcher groups, are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Scholarships Number and Award:

Every year the HSB assigns about 100 grants. The scholars are paid EUR 1,050 per month plus a research cost allowance as well as family- and child allowances, if necessary. Comprehensive non-material support is also part of the scholarship.

 

Education Level & Subject:

PhD program for two years with an option to extend the funding period twice for six months for technical reasons and up to another year for parental leave or if the candidate is disabled. The maximum grant duration is of four years.

 

Eligibility:

Doctoral candidates in any discipline who are enrolled at German institutions of higher education, also in programmes such as graduate schools or junior researcher groups, are encouraged to apply.

 

How to Apply:

Please find all application forms and further information on the application procedure here

 

Deadline:

Application deadlines are 1 February, 1 June and 1 October of every year.

 

More information:

www.daad.de

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