Thuringian State Scholarships
Every year the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena offers scholarships according to the Thuringian Higher Education Act which are funded by the State of Thuringia. These are known as "Landesgraduiertenstipendien". The funding period of these scholarships is three years. As of 2020, the scholarship is 1400,- EUR per month and (if applicable) extra payments for child care.
The FSU annually awards scholarships, so called Landesgraduiertenstipendien, funded by the State of Thuringia. The funding period of these scholarships is three years, you can apply forr an extension for one year. Further extensions are possible: for child care, care for close relatives, in case of chronic diseases and disability. As of 2020, the scholarship is 1400,- EUR per month and (if applicable) extra payments for child care.
The Landesgraduiertenstipedien are announced once a year in summer. The scholarship is paid from the beginning of the following year. The number of scholarships granted varies from year to year - in recent years, it was about 10 -12 each year. From 2019 on, less scholarships may be given due to the extension of the funding period and the increase of the scholarship money.
How to apply
Applications are submitted online. Application deadline is 30 September 2020. Please add these documents to your online application (upload as pdf at the application website):
- CV (with photo)
- Exposé of your PhD project, containing the aims, their derivation and reasons, current research, methods, the schedule of your project and relevant literature (5-10 pages without the bibliogragpy), Arial 11pt, line pitch 1.5
- abstract of the written exam paper (if applicable) on 2 - 3 pages
- scan of your university degree (with transcripts)
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