Deadline: 1 March, 2016
The Foundation awards complete scholarships to students.
1,000 (around 950 scholarships) are given every year - about 5/6 of
them go to undergraduates and graduates and 1/6 to PhD students.
Every year, the Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships (the Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships) to approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students of all subject courses and nationalities.
These students are those who are pursuing their degree at universities, universities of applied sciences (‘Fachhochschulen’), or universities of the arts (‘Kunsthochschulen’).
The Foundation campaigns for gender democracy, social emancipation, and equality between women and men. It is also committed to equality and social participation for cultural and ethnic minorities.
Field(s) of study
All courses and subjects are supported.
(Selected priority fields include: Humanities and Social Science, Fine Arts and Cultural Studies, Economics, Law, Engineering, Media Science and Natural Science).
Having in the past awarded scholarships mainly to students of the humanities, social sciences, art, and culture, the foundation is now, in addition, particularly interested in students of economics, law, engineering, science, mathematics, and journalism.
The following general requirements apply to international student applicants (except EU citizens) who wish to study in Germany:
The foundation only accepts online applications.
The application processes, including the application form, will be completed online; Additional application documents will be submitted as PDF
For more information on how to apply, visit Application Process.
For more info, visit Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships