The Heinrich Boll Foundation Germany is offering scholarships to undergraduates, graduates and PhD international students to study at universities in Germany during the 2015/2016 academic session.
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
The Heinrich Boll Foundation scholarship is meant for all undergraduate, graduate and PhD students from all countries around the world who want to obtain a degree from the universities of applied sciences (‘Fachhochschulen’), or universities of the arts (‘Kunsthochschulen’) in Germany. About 1000 scholarships will be given every year.
Applicants are expected to have interest in the following values of the foundation, they include justice and self determination, ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights. Also applicants are also expected to be actively involved politically and socially as well as be good academically.
FIELD OF STUDY
Scholarships are awarded in all fields of study
To be eligible for the scholarship, the following requirements must be met by students except those who are EU citizens.
Considering the selection process will be conducted in German, which includes discussion groups and interviews, applicants must show evidence of knowledge of German although in some cases interviews could be done in English.
Must already be registered at a well known university in Germany during the period when payment of scholarship begins.
Considering the scholarship is mostly given to students who want to enroll for master’s program, applicant should show evidence of obtaining a professional qualification.
Scholarship will not be awarded to applicant who wants to enroll for a one year master’s degree but was not supported by the foundation in the past
For those applying for doctoral scholarship, they should show evidence that they have been accepted by a higher institution in Germany or EU country
Applications can be done before the start of the program or during the three semesters
HOW TO APPLY
All applications will done by completing the application forms online, also all other documents needed for the application should be submitted as PDF. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply
Deadline for application are usually twice a year, for next session it is March 1 2015 and September 1 2015. Considering deadline and dates are likely to change it is advisable to check The Heinrich Boll Foundation website on how to apply and Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarship Brochure.