The German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) is offering 60 doctoral scholarships to young scientists from all disciplines for carrying out research in the field of environmental protection. Scholarships are awarded for three years. Each scholarship is initially awarded for a period of up to one year. After reviewing the progress of work is usually an extension of one year each. In addition to above-average university degree is expected from the chosen thesis topic that is of high relevance and can contribute to solving problems in environmental protection and nature conservation. The application deadline is 15/01/2014.Scholarships are awarded in the field of environmental protection.
Scholarships are offered to doctoral students for research programme at German universities.
Scholarships are awarded to applicants who
-Has not yet begun that your thesis.
-Good German knowledge of foreign applicants are expected to be integrated into the DBU scholarship network is possible.
-In addition to above-average university degree is expected from the chosen thesis topic that is of high relevance and can contribute to solving problems in environmental protection and nature conservation.
International and German researchers are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
What the scholarship covers
The amount of the scholarship is from June 2009 monthly 940, – €.In addition to Scholarship, a monthly allowance of 210, – € for material and travel costs (Reimbursement of expenses allowance) paid.Any additional material resources can be granted only in exceptional cases and on a small scale. If this ge-wishes will have the scholarship application, a detailed and complete Cost plan are attached. Fellows with children receive a child allowance.Is the children’s allowance 200, – € for the first child and an additional 150, – € for the second and each additional child. Fellows with child / children may, on request in special cases (eg birth and settling into the family of the child) disease a family break-einletions in which the DBU scholarship rests.This family leave is limited to maximum 12 months limited per child.
The committee meets four times a year and makes its decisions with Voice majority. The meeting of the selection committee twice a year a group of most promising candidates / inside for a personal interview Loading. This conversation is conducted in German and held annually End April, May (Application Deadline: January 15) and the end of September, October (Application Deadline: June 15) instead. The decision on the application shall be notified in writing, however unfounded. A legal claim on the total currency of a scholarship does not exist
How to apply
The mode of application is online. Please click here for more information on how to apply
Scholarship Application Deadline
The application deadline is 15th January 2014