“Get finished” scholarship for doctoral students from countries of the Global South at the University of Bonn

Individual funding

Scholarships for doctoral students at the University of Bonn from countries of the Global South who are about to complete their doctoral dissertation project.

Submission deadline

Applications can be submitted from October 2021 for the next year.

Currently no Call

Funding conditions

The scholarships are aimed at doctoral students from countries of the Global South (see DAC list) who are obtaining a doctorate at the University of Bonn and who are about to complete their doctoral dissertation project. As part of the Excellence Strategy, the University of Bonn wants to provide funding to qualified international doctoral students and support them in successfully completing their doctorate.

Doctoral students from countries of the Global South (see DAC list, exceptions possible only in substantiated cases) who are obtaining a doctorate at the University of Bonn and who are expecting to complete their doctorate within the following 6 months. Funding is only possible up to the submission date of the doctoral thesis (not during the preparation for the doctoral viva and doctoral defense). The scholarship is not open to doctoral students who are researching for a shorter period of time and who do not plan to remain at the University of Bonn and to international students already receiving a scholarship for the same period of time and for the same purpose. Part-time work is only permitted following agreement with the International Office and to a limited extent (up to € 450 per month).

The funding can cover the following:

  • A scholarship of €800 per month (family allowance, contributions towards insurance, additional travel and material expenses are, unfortunately, not possible)
  • The funding period is 6 months maximum.
  • Quality and status of the doctoral thesis
  • Expected successful doctorate within 6 months (we therefore ask you to please submit a written confirmation of submission of your doctoral thesis at the end of the funding period)
  • Nationality of a country of the Global South (see DAC list)

The application can be submitted by the doctoral student or the doctoral advisor.

  • Letter of recommendation by the doctoral advisor (max. one DIN A4 page, including short outline of the working plan for the funding period)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Valid student identity card or confirmation of admission to doctoral studies

Contact

Avatar Papel

Sandra Papel

1.001

Poppelsdorfer Allee 53

53115 Bonn (Germany)

+49 228 73-9527


Funded by the Federal and State Governments as part of the German Excellence Strategy

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