€1,200 Heidelberg University 2022 Robert and Christine Danizger Scholarship

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $1000 - $3000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    +49 6221 54-0

    Heidelberg University Grabengasse 1 69117 Heidelberg

The Robert and Christine Danizger Scholarship is given to exceptionally qualified doctoral candidates from Africa (primarily Ghana or another country in West and Central Africa) who are interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in the fields of Geography (with a concentration on Geoinformatics) or Political Science at Heidelberg University and who are in need of financial assistance to complete their doctoral program.


About the Scholarship:

.Founded in 1836, Heidelberg is Germany’s oldest and most renowned open-research university. Heidelberg was the third university to be established in the Holy Roman Empire. As of 1899, it was a coeducational school. Germany’s oldest university, Heidelberg University, and one of the world’s oldest institutions of higher learning are both located in Heidelberg. Students at Heidelberg University, like those at any other German public institution, pay no tuition. Graduate degrees in English and French are available, however the majority of instruction is in German. Many academic disciplines are available to students at the university. These include: behavioral and cultural studies; philosophy; modern languages; social sciences; biosciences, physics; chemistry; earth sciences; math, computer science, religion; legal studies; and two medical colleges. It is semester-based, and German is the predominant language of instruction at the university. Popular courses including Economics, American Studies and International Health are also taught in English. 


The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, the European Laboratory for Molecular Biology, and the German Cancer Scientific Center have all collaborated with the university to produce outstanding research results.. Heidelberg University offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees. It is located in Heidelberg, Germany. There are now 28,653 students registered at the university, representing a wide range of academic backgrounds. 18.6 percent of the university’s student body is made up of international students. Students who participate in the student exchange program have access to a wide range of educational experiences. The faculty ensures that the students obtain a wide range of information and practical experience under their guidance. The university awards almost 1,000 doctorates each year, with more than a third of the students coming from outside the United States. There are three campuses in Heidelberg and one in Mannheim. An entirely new campus, Neuenheimer Feld was inaugurated in 1960. Additionally, the German Cancer Research Center is located here. Ample parking is available for guests, faculty members, and anybody else visiting. The departments of sociology, political science, and economics are located on the Bergheim Site, the university’s third campus.


 Germany’s largest contemporary library is also housed here, with 3.2 million books and the honor of being Germany’s best. Remarkable alumnae include classical composer Robert Schumann, poet Gottfried Keller and physicist Dmitri Mendeleev, as well as gender theorist Judith Butler, sociologist Karl Mannheim, and philosopher Max Weber (Father of Modern Sociology). The Heidelberg Institution has a student body of over 29,000, making it one of the largest universities in Germany. Citizens and non-citizens alike are welcome to submit an application. Students from foreign countries make up one in six of the university’s students. The institution employs over 3000 individuals in the field of education. The academic community is dominated by professionals from other countries. International exchange programs are available to students at the school. In addition to the scientific and biological sciences, such as medicine, the humanities, social sciences, and law are all represented at the eidelberg Institution. While also working towards increasing cross-disciplinary cooperation and disseminating research findings throughout academia and industry. The university’s twelve faculties have around 30,000 students enrolled. Heidelberg University offers a breadth of academic options that is virtually unmatched in Germany, with more than 160 degree programs to choose from. With this one-of-a-kind assortment, students can pursue their interests across multiple disciplines. A number of local non-university research institutions are also connected to Heidelberg University, and the university has a global network of research and teaching connections. 


Heidelberg’s strong global linkages are demonstrated by its exchange programs with more than 400 universities around the world and 19 university alliances. The Heidelberg Graduate Academy at Heidelberg University is laying the groundwork for great doctoral training in both individual and group settings. As the primary coordinator of all university support services related to general counseling, professional and academic development, and doctoral student financial aid, it is committed to maintaining the institution’s high standards and quality of doctorate training. Several new graduate programs in the natural and social sciences have been made possible thanks to the Excellence Initiative, as well as numerous RTGs and structured doctoral programs at Heidelberg University. The university evaluates applicants based on their academic performance and exam scores. There are four semesters in a school year at Heidelberg University. The average cost of a bachelor’s degree in the United States is less than $1,000. The cost of a full year of master’s study is less than $1,000. Students can apply for scholarships even if their school’s fees aren’t too steep.



Scholarship Sponsor(s): Heidelberg University

Scholarship Country: Germany

Scholarship Worth:  €1,200 

Study Level: PhD

Nationality: International Students



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Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • If you satisfy all of the following requirements, you are eligible to submit an application for a Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarship:
  • You come from Africa, right? (primarily from Ghana or another country in West and Central Africa).
  • You have decided that you want to get your PhD from Heidelberg University in one of the following areas, and you are now in the process of applying for the upcoming winter semester:
  • A concentration on geoinformatics within the discipline of geography
  • Political Science
  • You are among the top tier of professionals in your field.
  • Your pursuit of a doctoral degree requires financial assistance.
  • You do not currently call Germany home, do you? (exception: attendance of a language course in Germany to acquire the required language skills).


Required Forms and Documents for the Application

  • During the time that applications are being accepted, we ask that you submit the following materials:
  • a completed and signed application form
  • Current performance records include a university diploma that meets the requirements for a doctorate (original certificate), along with an official translation into German or English and, if one is available, an official conversion of the diploma to the grading system used in Germany.
  • It is sufficient to submit a provisional certificate from the university confirming your academic performances, up to this point (ideally with a grade of all examinations, up to this point), and stating that you expect to complete your course of study by the beginning of the semester that follows the application period, if your university diploma will not be available by the end of the application period. It is important that you remember that you must hand in the missing certificate prior to the beginning of the lecture time.
  • A curriculum vitae formatted as a table
  • Motivation letter that makes specific mention to the area of study being pursued for the doctorate
  • Recommendation for a doctoral degree (in the form of a letter of recommendation) from the potential doctoral supervisor (this must be received by the end of the application period)
  • Evidence of one’s citizenship
  • Documentation that attests to the state of your finances (money available each month, pay slip of the parents, own wage slips etc.)



The Heidelberg University 2022 Robert and Christine Danizger Scholarship  is open to all International Students


Application Procedure

  • Between the 1st of May and the 15th of July, applications for scholarships will be accepted. Email all of your application materials combined into a single PDF file and send it to danziger [email protected].
  • You would rather send your documents over the mail, right? Then, could you kindly send them to Heidelberg University’s Division for Foundations and Assets Department 8.2: Donor Relations and Guesthouses located at Seminarstr. 2 in the 69117 postcode area of Heidelberg? It is important to take note that the date on the stamp on the receipt applies.


Application Deadline

The application deadline  for Heidelberg University 2022 Robert and Christine Danizger Scholarship  is July 15, 2022

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