German Historical Institute Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships is now open. Entries will be accepted until October 1 and April 1 every year. This program is open to doctoral students or postdoctoral scholars from European and North American. The winning fellows will receive research funding, allowance and travel cost to USA.
German Historical Institute is pleased to offer Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships to study in the USA. European and North American applicants are eligible to apply for these fellowships. The GHI will not provide funding for preliminary research, manuscript composition or the revision of manuscripts. It will give clear priority to those postdoc projects that are designed for the “second book”.
The GHI will not provide funding for preliminary research, manuscript composition, or the revision of manuscripts. It will give clear priority to those postdoc projects that are designed for the “second book.” The fellowship is open to both doctoral and postdoctoral scholars based in North America and Europe. The monthly stipend is € 2,000 for doctoral students and € 3,400 for postdoctoral scholars. In addition, fellowship recipients based in Europe will receive reimbursement for their round-trip airfare to the U.S.
Level and Area of Studies
Doctoral or postdoctoral program in German and European history, the history of German-American relations, and the role of Germany and the USA in international relations.
Place of Study
The program will be taken in the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
The GHI awards short-term fellowships to European and North American doctoral students as well as postdoctoral scholars to pursue research projects that draw upon primary sources located in the United States.
European and North American doctoral students, as well as postdoctoral scholars are welcome to apply.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a copy of your last diploma, project description (no more than 2,000 words), research schedule for the fellowship period, and at least one letter of reference (sent separately). Please also include a word count at the end of your project description. Applicants may write in either English or German; we recommend that they use the language in which they are most proficient. They will be notified about the outcome approximately two months after the deadline. Please send applications electronically in PDF format via e-mail to fellowships-at-ghi-dc.org.
October 1 and April 1 every year.