The scholarship department of the Heinrich Böll Foundation invites applications for the grants scholarships open to graduates, and doctoral students from outside Germany for the 2020/2021 academic year.
The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to approximately 1,200 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 (‘Kunst-/Musikhochschulen’).
They expect their 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
Worth of Award
The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students.
- Special (but not exclusive) target groups are first-generation students, women, members of ethnic minorities, applicants from universities of applied science (Fachhochschulen).
- The scholarship programme also focuses (but not exclusively) on certain subjects: especially the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), particularly with a focus on environmental science (e.g. environmental protection, renewable energies, climate, etc.); economic and legal studies; journalism; and art studies.
- This programme is aimed at German or German-educated students with a migration background who wish to become journalists. Funding is not limited to students following journalism studies programmes.
- International applicants have to prove their proficiency in German. Good or very good knowledge of the German language is required (at least B2 Level or DSH2).
How to Apply for the The Heinrich Böll Foundation Grants:
Please note: they accept only online applications
- Please use Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill in the form
Deadline: applications close March 1, 2020.