PhD researchers are welcome to apply for the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) Zukunftskolleg Herz Fellowships (GSPSC). The academic schedule has been established.
The grant is only offered to international students who are accepted for a PhD position at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences at the University of Bremen (BIGSSS). Applicants must hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) in sociology, political science, psychology, or economics, as well as B2 language abilities, to be eligible for the award, which pays 1.200 Euros per month (plus additional benefits) for 48 months.
Application Closing Date
The deadline for applications is March 15, 2023.
The ZukunftskollegHerz Fellowship is a program designed to recognize high-achieving internationals, and it is exclusively offered for the following courses:
Countries in Eligibility
Students of the following nations qualify:
Asia Africa Latin America Scholarship Award Advantage
The university will supply all of the following:
Three months of research time, with a maximum of four months’ rationale (start date between September 15, 2023 and October 15, 2023), a monthly pay of €1,200 for PhD students and €2,000 for postdoctoral researchers.
Standard one-way economy class airfare from Konstanz to Konstanz.
the opportunity to take part in activities organised by the Zukunftskolleg.
The Career Kit Plus is now available (via Academic Staff Development, Research Support, International Office, Open Science).
Herz has access to IT services and library resources. Fellows’ total tenure will be extended to 12 months as a result of a digital affiliation (supported by a lump amount of up to 900 euros).
FutureskollegHerz Fellowships are primarily for Doctoral or Postdoctoral candidates.
The number of awards is not given.
Criteria for Eligibility
To be considered for the ZukunftskollegHerz Fellowships, all applicants must meet the following criteria.
Candidates must not have a tenure-track professorship, habilitation, or a similar position at the time of application.
Candidates must have completed their undergraduate studies in Asia, Africa, or Latin America.
The following approach is still the sole legal way to proceed:
To be considered for this fellowship, applicants must submit the following materials in English as separate PDF files to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Documents that back up your claim:
Students must provide the following papers to the university:
a quick nomination letter from the local host
a quick inspirational message from the nominee (max. 1 page)
a 300-word overview of the collaborative research project a brief synopsis of your current research (max. three pages incl. references) a detailed timetable for the work of the on-campus research project (max. two pages)
The candidate’s curriculum vitae should include relevant certifications (doctoral certificate OR letter from their supervisor on the status of the thesis)
Requirements for entry: Candidates must hold a doctorate.
The university has language requirements that students must follow.
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