2022 Argelander Scholarships – University Of Bonn, Germany

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Deadline: May 1, 2022.

Scholarship Benefits:

The funding can cover the following:

  • A travel allowance (depending on country of origin)
  • A scholarship of €1,500 per month (additional funds for accompanying family members: up to €300 for a spouse and €250 per child)
  • A research expense allowance of up to € 300 per month can be submitted to the International Office after the scholarship has been awarded. Information on applying for the allowance will be provided with your scholarship award.

The funding is for a period of at least 3 and not more than 12 months. When calculating costs, please note the instructions in the financing plan (and use the following Excel table, download here).

Degree Level:

Argelander Scholarships 2022 – University of Bonn, Germany is available to undertake PhD level programs at University of Bonn.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Eligible Nationalities:

Africa, Latin America, and Asia

Eligibility Criteria:

Project proposals are evaluated in two categories:

  1. Academic Quality and Mutual Benefit:  quality of the research project to be worked on during the stay in Bonn; relevance of the research topic to developments in the region of origin; scholars’ contribution to academic life in Bonn (eg via public lectures, seminars or colloquiums); scholars’ integration into the host institute (place of work, integration into existing teaching and research activities) and into an effective supervision concept
  2. Strategic Relevance and Potential for Future Cooperation:  Intensity of the existing cooperation; plans for long-term research relationships between the scholar and the host institute in Bonn; connection to Bonn’s research profile ; how the research will be shared with broader academic communities

In the case of a tie between two proposals, preference will be given to the project with a higher score in the category ‘academic quality and mutual benefit’.

selection process

  • Pre-assessment: anonymous by independent experts from the University of Bonn
  • Final decision: a committee made up of representatives from all of the University of Bonn’s faculties will discuss the shortlist and select the fellowships.
  • Depending on the requested amounts, up to five projects can be funded

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