Scholarship / Financial aid: grants awarded
Date: ten months with the possibility of a one-year extension
Deadline: November 15, 2008
Open to: doctoral degree students, post-docs, and individuals wishing to earn a doctoral degree in GermanyAnnouncement follows:
The DAAD Research Grant is awarded to highly qualified doctoral degree students, post-docs, and individuals wishing to earn a doctoral degree in Germany.
This grant is open to applicants in all fields. However, there are restrictions for those in healthcare related fields, including dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine; please contact the DAAD New York office if your academic pursuits are in these fields.ELIGIBILITY
This grant is open to applicants in all fields. However, there are restrictions for those in healthcare related fields, including dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine; please contact the DAAD New York office if your academic pursuits are in these fields
-Applicants should have a well-defined research project that makes a stay in Germany essential. Preference will be given to applicants who have been invited by a faculty member at a German university to study or do research in a particular university department.
-Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited doctoral degree program or engaged full-time in a post-doctoral position. Those wishing to pursue a complete doctoral degree program in Germany do not have to meet this requirement.
-Only doctoral degree candidates who are ABD (all but dissertation) or will have reached ABD status by the time of the grant period and post-docs are eligible to apply for grants less than ten months in duration.
-Applicants in liberal arts, humanities, and social sciences should have a good command of German.
-Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada. International students who are enrolled at an accredited US or Canadian university and express intent to return to their US/Canadian institution following the research visit to Germany may also be eligible. Foreign nationals should contact the DAAD New York office before applying for determination of their eligibility.
-Prior recipients of a DAAD grant/scholarship should contact DAAD New York before applying to determine their eligibilityTERMS OF AWARD
-Research Grants are awarded for periods of one to ten months with the possibility of a one-year extension. Applicants wishing to complete a doctoral degree program in Germany may receive up to three one-year extensions.
-Ten-month scholarships must take place during the German academic year (October 2008 to July 2009). For Short-term scholarships (one to six months, please see below the relevant dates.
-Monthly stipend is approximately €1,000. In addition, DAAD will pay for health insurance and provide a flat rate subsidy for travel costs.
-A very limited number of grantees for periods of seven months or longer may be awarded an additional two-month language course grant.
-Grantees may not hold a DAAD grant concurrently with funding from another German, German-American, or German-Canadian organization for the same periodDEADLINE
For 10-month scholarships: November 15, 2008
For short-term scholarships:
August 1, 2008 (for visits between January 1, 2009 - June 30, 2009)
November 15, 2008 (for visits between July 1, 2009 - December 31, 2009)