PhD Stipends from the Fritz Thyssen Foundation

Fritz Thyssen Foundation is delighted to offer stipend for doctoral students in Germany. Students from all over the world are eligible to apply. The stipend is made up of a basic payment and additional payments. Applications are accepted round the year.

Program Description
Stipends from the Fritz Thyssen Foundation are an instrument used to support highly qualified individual junior scholars that have doctoral degrees in a research project over a limited period of time. They are to be offered the opportunity to fully concentrate on the research project they have selected with the help of a post-doc stipend.

Award Value
The basic payment irrespective of age is € 1,700 per month. The stipend holder may earn up to € 500 a month from additional part-time academic work without this affecting the calculation of the basic payment.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD program in any field.

Place of Study
In Germany or abroad.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be able to apply for a research stipend, the doctoral degree procedure must have been completed with the defense of the work (disputation) or doctoral viva (Rigorosum); a (preliminary) degree certificate is to be submitted. The applicant should generally not have received his or her doctoral degree more than one or two years previously. The planned project should generally comprise a period of one to two years.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no citizenship requirement.

Application Instruction
Please find further information at the link below.

Submission Deadline
Round the year.

Website and Application Link

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