HomeScholarship program : Study Foundation of the Berlin House of Representatives

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Published on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by Annette Schläfer

Summary

The Studienstiftung des Abgeordnetenhauses von Berlin (Study Foundation of the Berlin House of Representatives) sponsors a scholarship program that aims at supporting young scholars of all fields. The program is directed to applicants from the United States of America, Great Britain, France and the countries succeeding from the former Soviet Union. The applicants should be working on projects concerned with Berlin, Germany or German-international questions or should want to use research facilities in Berlin in all other fields.

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The Studienstiftung des Abgeordnetenhauses von Berlin (Study Foundation of the Berlin House of Representatives) sponsors a scholarship program that aims at supporting young scholars of all fields. The program is directed to applicants from the United States of America, Great Britain, France and the countries succeeding from the former Soviet Union. The applicants should be working on projects concerned with Berlin, Germany or German-international questions or should want to use research facilities in Berlin in all other fields. The scholarship should be used to advance academic education at a Berlin institution of higher education.

Students and PhD candidates receive 770 EUR per month; postdocs 1,300 EUR per month.

In addition, the scholarship covers the travel costs to and from Berlin for recipients not already situated in Berlin.

Free lodging in the International Studies Centre Berlin (ISB) is another component of the scholarship program.

This modern hostel offers not only an international atmosphere and help in all aspects of life in Berlin, but also a cultural and political program with lectures and excursions.

Submission guidelines

The grants of the Study Foundation of the House of Representatives are to be awarded to young university graduates and students with at least a B.A. or an equivalent in all disciplines, in particular the humanities and the social sciences.

As a rule, the maximum age is 35 years for postdocs.

Students should have obtained a first academic degree (Bachelor) by the age of 25.

The following documents must be submitted (the application form, CV and the research proposal should preferably be submitted in German):

  • application form
  • curriculum vitae
  • research proposal/description of the study or research project including a work plan for one year
  • letter of a Berlin university teacher/scholar of a Berlin research institution stating that he/she is willing to supervise the applicant during the stay in Berlin
  • two letters of recommendation informing about the applicant’s academic qualifications
  • university transcripts/diplomas with grades (copies)
  • proof of German language proficiency

All documents may be sent by email to studienstiftung@parlament-berlin.de

The application deadline is December 15, 2012.

The scholarship will begin on October 1, 2013 and end on September 30, 2014.

Evaluation

The grants are awarded by a committee of professors of the three largest Berlin universities – the Freie Universität Berlin, the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the Technische Universität Berlin:

  • Prof. Dr. Hartmut Kaelble (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
  • Prof. Dr. Ellen Immergut (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
  • Prof. Dr. Christoph Paulus (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
  • Prof. Dr. Christof Helberger (Technische Universität Berlin)
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Fromm (Charité –Universitätsmedizin Berlin)
  • Prof. Dr. Friedrich Körber (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Prof. Dr. Volker Mertens (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Franz Simmler (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Prof. Dr. Jochem Schmitt (Freie Universität Berlin)

Contact

Studienstiftung des Abgeordnetenhauses von Berlin
Niederkirchnerstraße 5
10111 Berlin.
Tel.: (+4930) 2325 2005
Fax.: (+4930) 2325 2008
E-Mail: studienstiftung@parlament-berlin.de

Further information

http://www.parlament-berlin.de/pari/web/wdefault.nsf/vHTML/G13?OpenDocument

Places

  • Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany

Date(s)

  • Saturday, December 15, 2012

Keywords

  • Berlin, Allemagne

Contact(s)

  • Regina Rahm
    courriel : studienstiftung [at] parlament-berlin [dot] de

Information source

  • Annette Schläfer
    courriel : annette [dot] schlafer [at] sorbonne-universite [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« Scholarship program : Study Foundation of the Berlin House of Representatives », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, https://calenda.org/224327

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