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Friedrich Naumann Doctoral Scholarships for International Students 2017 – Germany


The Friedrich Naumann Foundation offers Doctoral scholarships for students from Germany and abroad.

Application Deadline: 30th April 2017 and  31st October 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Germany

About the Award: Are you a doctoral student in search of funding opportunities? Are your academic achievements first-class and are you socially engaged? Then apply for a scholarship from the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, a foundation closely affiliated to Germany’s Free Democratic Party (FDP). Applications are welcome from doctoral students of any nationality, in all disciplines and of any age.

Type: PhD

Eligibility: Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • non-German citizenship
  • unconditional university admission
  • full-time PhD in Germany at a state or state-recognised university
  • academic project of considerable relevance to research
  • knowledge of German

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: Scholarship holders receive a maximum stipend of 1,000 euros per month. In addition, a health insurance subsidy of up to 125 euros per month will be granted. The scholarship is initially approved for a one-year period, and can be extended by one further year upon application.

How to Apply: The online application (in German) is open from 1 to 30 April.

online application

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Friedrich Naumann Foundation

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