Freigeist Fellowships in Germany, 2018

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  • Area of study

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  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $1000 - $3000
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  • Scholarship Contact Details

    VolkswagenStiftung Kastanienallee 35 30519 Hannover

    T +49 (0)511 8381-0 F +49 (0)511 8381-344

Volkswagen Foundation is delighted to offer the fellowship for an international researcher in all discipline. Ten to fifteen fellowship for researcher will be granted every year. The Freigeist financing activity gives a chance to extraordinarily qualified, imaginative and autonomous early profession scientists to direct their own particular research. It intends to urge uncommon research identities to leave on visionary, hazard taking exploration ventures at the crossing points between built-up fields of research.

The ‘Freigeist’ conspire is purposely left open to all discipline and subjects. The primary concentrate is on junior scientists (up to 4 years of postdoctoral experience) working at the fringes of neighboring fields or teaches. The ‘Freigeist’ activity offers flexibility for inventive reasoning, while in the meantime giving security to no less than 5 years and over the long haul the chance to set up a profession inside a logical research association or college in Germany. The activity even fuses the likelihood to apply for extra parts amid the subsidizing time frame (e.g. subsidizing of staff positions, travel costs and so forth.).

Ten to fifteen fellowship will be granted every year. The initial funding period is five years; contingent upon the field of research and profession encounter extends in an aggregate sum of up to 1,000,000 Euro.

Applicants must, in any case, comply with the accompanying conditions:

  • Their doctorate has probably been acquired not longer than five years beforehand (with respect to the date of the safeguard with respect to the due date of the activity).
  • The Fellowship must from the beginning be incorporated into a college or an additional wall painting research establishment in Germany.
  • Applicants should as of now have changed their academic condition and moved to another area – at the most recent when beginning the Fellowship. An arrival to the working set of the doctorate might be acknowledged under excellent conditions.
  • A formerly finished research visit abroad, at the most recent coordinated into the proposed research project.

The deadline for application is until October 12, 2018.

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