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Scholarships, Fellowships, Research Grants

On this page, we refer to a selection of current calls for applications for scholarships, prizes, research grants, or fellowships. Despite great care, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.

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January 2024

Call Deadline Career stage Subject group(s)
Studienförderwerk Klaus Murmann: Doctoral scholarship (up to 42 month) 15 January  PhD  
Hanns-Seidel-Foundation: Doctoral scholarship 15 January PhD  
Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation: Doctoral scholarship 15 January PhD  
Fulbright Germany: Fulbright-Cottrell Award to support an integrated teaching and research project (funding: one-off €63,000, awarded over a three-year period) 29 January Junior Faculty  
2024-2025 DAAD-Postdoctoral Fellows: Johns Hopkins SAIS, Washington, DC, from September 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025 31 January Postdoc  

February 2024

Call Deadline Career stage Subject group(s)
Schering Foundation: Friedmund Neumann Prize for early career researchers, who have done outstanding work in basic research in human biology, organic chemistry or human medicine. (prize money: 10,000 euros) 4 February Postdoc Biology, chemistry, medicine
Information Technology Society in the VDE: Prize for dissertations in the field of information technology (prize money: 2,000 euros) 5 February PhD Information technology
Computer Science: Dissertation Prize of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e. V. (prize money: 5,000 euros) 16 February PhD Computer Science / Information technology
Bernd Rendel-Foundation & DFG: Bernd Rendel Prize 2024 (for geoscientists before their doctorate)

29 January-
20 February

PhD Geo scientists
Rüdiger Kurt Bode-Foundation: Water Ressource Prize (for interdisciplinary & practice-oriented research work at the interface of science & society on the sustainable use of global water resources; prize money: 100,000 euros) 25 February   Life sciences, natural sciences and engineering
Klaus-Tschira Foundation: KlarText - Prize for science communication (for researchers who have completed a doctorate rated "very good" in 2022 or 2023) 28 February Postdoc Chemistry, biology, geosciences, physics, neurosciences and related subjects

March 2024

Call Deadline Career stage Subject group(s)
Körber Foundation: German Study Prize (Annual award for the best German doctoral researchers in all disciplines, total value of over 100,000 euros) 1 March Completion of the PhD in 2023  
Daimler and Benz Foundation: Bertha-Benz prize for a young female engineer who has created added value for society with the results of her dissertation. (Prize money: 5,000 euros) 1 March  PhD is < 1 year ago Engineering sciences
Science France: "Procope Mobility" scholarship program (1 to 3-month mobility to France for early career researchers at German universities or research institutions) 10 March PhD, Postdoc, Junior Faculty  
VW Foundation: Funding offer "Change! Fellowships and Research Groups" (Focus: Potential of non-scientific knowledge sources for research on transformation processes; funding of up to 1.8 million euros for five years) 28 March Postdoc, Junior Faculty  
UDE: Gottschalk-Diederich-Baedeker prize for research and technology transfer (Prize money: 5,000 euros) 31 March Postdoc, Junior Faculty  

April 2024

Call Deadline Career stage Subject group(s)
Avicenna Studienwerk: Doctoral scholarship for Muslim doctoral candidates (Start of funding in the following winter semester) 1 April PhD  
Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation: Doctoral Scholarship 1 April-30 April PhD  

August 2024

Call Deadline Career stage Subject group(s)
2025/2026 DAAD-Postdoc-Programm „Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (PRIME)“  30 August Postdoc  

October 2024

Call Deadline Career stage Subject group(s)
Nagelschneider Foundation: PhD scholarships (for sustainable energies, funding amount: € 2,000 per month, duration: 3 years) 31 October PhD