HessenFonds for Refugees - highly-qualified students and researchers
As part of the HessenFonds, the Hessen State Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts provides scholarships for exceptionally talented and high achieving university students and researchers with refugee status at state universities in Hessen. The funding shall enable them to continue their studies or their scientific career at a state university in Hessen.
- entitled to asylum or recognised refugee
- at the time of the start of funding usually not longer than three years in Germany
- Follow-Up Applications should include a statement
Students (B.A./M.A. or equivalent):
enrolled at a state university in the State of Hessen
high academic achievements
accepted as a PhD student and supervised at a state university in Hessen with high academic achievements
research or teaching place guarantee and support statement from a state university in Hessen
exceptional achievements in research or/and teaching
The HessenFonds scholarship grants the following amounts for the duration of 12 months :
Students(B.A./M.A. or equivalent): 300 Euro/month
PhD Students: 1.150 Euro/month
- Researchers: 2.000 Euro/month
Funding Period: April 2020 - March 2021
Applications have to be submitted to the respective state university in Hessen. Please inquire at an early stage when the application documents have to be submitted to the responsible office of the university.
The universities nominate qualified candidates for the scholarships to the Hessen State Ministry of Higher Education, Research, and the Arts. A direct application at the Hessen State Ministry of Higher Education, Research, and the Arts is not possible. The next deadline for nominations is January 31, 2020. The funding will start in April 2020.