Heinrich Böll Foundation Scholarships for UG, PG & PhD Students: Apply by Aug 31: Expired

Heinrich Boll Scholarship
The scholarship department of the Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students from inside and outside Germany.
We hold the application process twice a year. The application deadline is 1 March and 31 August. Please note: We only accept online applications. The application portal will be opened about 6 weeks before the application deadline.
Application Process:
Please note: We accept only online applications

  • Check if you are among the special focus groups in this application round
  • Gather information on the application process and the requested documents
  • Registerfor the online application portal
  • Provide the requested information in the Online Application Portal
  • After uploading all of your documents, submit your application before the end of the application deadline

Selection Procedure, Stages and Criteria:
The Heinrich Böll Foundation’s selection procedure for scholarship applicants consists of three stages:

  • Submission of written application documents, including a personal reference on your social commitment and an expert reference from a university lecturer or, in the case of school leavers, a schoolteacher. The expert reference, preferably in a sealed envelope, may be submitted with the applications or submitted separately by the referee.
  • An interview with a liaison lecturer, usually held at your university or near where you live (telephone interviews may also be held).
  • Attendance at a selection workshop in Berlin consisting of a one-to-one interview and a group discussion.

At each stage only a small group is selected for the next stage. You will be informed in writing of the decision reached at each stage of the selection procedure.

For more information, please visit this link.  

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