Saxon Scholarship Program
The Free State of Saxony provides funding for the promotion of PhD students of TU Dresden in accordance with the Saxon Scholarship Program Regulation (Landesstipendienverordnug SächsLStipVO of 14.02.2001. Funding is awarded by the Studentenwerk Dresden (student service organisation) based on the recommendation of the board of the Graduate Academy of TU Dresden. Eligible are (prospective) doctoral candidates of all disciplines at TU Dresden.
The membership at Graduate Academy is not required to be eligible within this funding program.
Extent of funding: The maximum funding period is three years. In special circumstances (cf. § 5 sec. 2 SächsLStipVO), the funding period can be extended by further twelve months. The scholarship funding ends with the month in which the dissertation is submitted. The scholars receive a basic monthly grant of EUR 895.00, if applicable, a monthly family allowance of EUR 100.00 per child and material/travel subsidy of a maximum total of EUR 1,500.00
Application deadline 2018: 31st March
Start of grant: Should your application be successful, the earliest start of grant will be 1st July 2018. The latest start of grant will be 1st December 2018.
Information on Application | Application Documents
The call for applications and the application documents will be activated as downloads in January 2018.
Who can apply?
Prospective doctoral candidates and doctoral candidates of all disciplines at the TU Dresden.
At least one month before the requested funding period begins, a proof of acceptance as a doctoral candidate at a faculty of the TU Dresden and an enrolment certificate as a PhD student must be submitted to the Graduate Academy. The funding can only take place after submission of this proof. If this proof can not be provided in time, please inform us immediately (if applicable, the start of funding will be postponed according to this period).
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