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HessenFonds for Refugees and Researchers at Risk

Germany Universities

Location
Germany
Level
Master Scholarship  
Publish
August 3, 2022

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HessenFonds for Refugees and Researchers at Risk Contact

Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst Wiesbaden Germany

  • Overview
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    Overview

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    Programme Description

    As part of the HessenFonds, the Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and the Arts provides scholarships for exceptionally talented and high achieving university students and researchers with refugee status at state universities in Hessen. The funding shall enable them to continue their studies or their scientific career at a state university in Hessen. As of 2022, HessenFonds funding is also available to highly qualified researchers (including PhD students) who are threatened by persecution in their home countries (researchers at risk).

    Target Group

    Funding line for students, PhD students and post-doctoral researchers with a refugee status and funding line for persecuted and endangered PhD students and post-doctoral researchers

    Number of Scholarships

    60

    Duration

    12 months

    Scholarship Value

    The HessenFonds scholarship grants the following amounts for the duration of 12 months: - Students (Bachelor/Master or equivalent): 300 EUR/month - PhD Students: 1,200 EUR/month - Researchers: 2,300 EUR/month

    Application Papers

    Applications have to be submitted to the respective state university in Hessen. Please inquire at an early stage when the application documents have to be submitted to the responsible office of the university. If you are interested in a HessenFonds scholarship, please contact the refugee coordinators or international offices at your university. They are also your contact persons during the application procedure.

    Application Deadline

    The next deadline for nominations of the candidates by the universities is 31 August 2022. The next funding period will start in October 2022. Please note that the application deadline at the universities that is relevant for applicants is some time before the deadline for the nomination at the HMWK. Further information can be obtained directly at the universities.

    Application requirements Application Requirements

    General requirements for refugees: entitled to asylum or recognised refugee for no longer than four years by the start of funding. The maximum duration of constant residence in Germany must not be longer than five years by the start of funding. Follow-up applications need a separate explanatory statement.

    Students (Bachelor/Master or equivalent): - enrolled at a state university in the State of Hessen - high academic achievements

    PhD students: - accepted as a PhD student and supervised at a state university in Hessen - high academic achievements

    - Researchers: - guarantee of a research or teaching placement at a state university in Hessen - a supporting statement from the same state university in Hessen - exceptional achievements in research and/or teaching

    Researchers at Risk: As of 2022, HessenFonds funding is also available to highly qualified researchers (including PhD students) who are threatened by persecution in their home countries. Researchers at risk need to be nominated by a university or university of applied sciences in the state of Hessen.

    Contact

    Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst Wiesbaden Germany

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    Please select your status and your country of origin to enable you to

    submit an application

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    „Country of origin“ is the country in which you are living and from which you are applying. If you come from another country, please contact us to find out whether you are eligible for the programme of your choice. More Information

    UndergraduatesGraduatesDoctoral candidates/PhD studentsPostdoctoral researchersFaculty

    Graduates are people who already have at least one first academic degree, e.g. Bachelor.

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