Humboldt Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Updated: almost 2 years ago
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Deadline   Open Deadline
Selection committee dates in February/March, June/July, and October/November, so applications should be submitted 4-7 months before selection.

Description   The Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation offers 500 fellowships to academic postdoctoral scholars interested in conducting research in Germany for 6-24 months. Educated postdoctoral scholars will plan and follow a long-term research project on the topic of their choice. Candidate selection will be based on academic record, quality of key publications, and research outline. 
Award Amount   Monthly stipend of $3,600 U.S. dollars. Additional support is available for travel, accompanying spouses, health insurance, and language courses. Award can be renewable for up to 12 months. 
Disciplines   Open to all fields.  
Academic Level   Postdoctoral Scholar.  
Citizenship   No citizenship requirements.  
Requirements   Must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree completed less than 4 years ago. Candidates may apply before getting their Ph.D. if they will complete their doctorate within the next six months. A good command of the German language. High academic achievement. Three stapled or bound copies of publications. Academic host at a research institution in Germany who will write a statement on the candidate's behalf. Candidates must start the fellowship within 12 months of being selected. 
Award Type   Fellowship/Grant 
Contact   Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Selection Department Jean-Paul-Str. 12 53173 Bonn Germany (+49) 0228-833-0

Last Updated   6/15/2015 11:01:00 AM 
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