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HWK Fellowships for International Students in Germany, 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open15-Jul-2017
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AwardFinancial assistance in terms of accommodation, one-time travel cost, compensation payments and personal stipends
EligibilityQualified scientists from post-doctoral researchers to senior scientists
RegionAbroad
Scholarship provider contact details

Brain Dr. Dorothe Poggel +49 (0) 4221 9160-109 dpoggel@h-w-k.de Earth Dr. Doris Meyerdierks +49 (0) 4221 9160-104 dmeyerdierks@h-w-k.de Energy Wolfgang Stenzel +49 (0) 4221 9160-103 wstenzel@h-w-k.de Society Dr. Susanne Fuchs +49 (0) 4221 9160-123 sfuchs@h-w-k.de

What is HWK Fellowships for International Students in Germany, 2017?

The Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK) in Delmenhorst is an Institute for Advanced Study. It awards fellowships to highly qualified scientists of all career levels, from post-doctoral researchers to senior scientists. With these Fellowships, the HWK supports interdisciplinary and international collaboration both between its Fellows and research institutions in the Northwest and within the community of Fellows residing on HWK campus. Depending on the Fellowship project, Regular Fellowships and Junior Fellowships can be awarded for a minimum of three months and a maximum of ten months. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

A candidate needs to fulfil the following eligibility conditions while applying for this Fellowship –

  • Must have completed doctoral degree more than 5 years ago and have considerable professional experience in science and research (for regular fellowships) 
  • Collaborations with colleagues at the regional universities and research institutes are appreciated but not a necessary condition for a Fellowship application.
  • Must have earned a doctoral degree within last five years (for junior fellowships)

Note: Scientists based at institutions in the northwestern region of Germany cannot apply for Regular or Junior Fellowships.

How can you apply ?

Applications are accepted in electronic form only by adopting the following simple steps –

  • Download application form online through official website.
  • Fill in all the necessary details
  • Send completed application material via email to the Research Managers –

Brain

Dr. Dorothe Poggel +49 (0) 4221 9160-109 dpoggel@h-w-k.de

Earth

Dr. Doris Meyerdierks +49 (0) 4221 9160-104 dmeyerdierks@h-w-k.de

Energy

Wolfgang Stenzel +49 (0) 4221 9160-103 wstenzel@h-w-k.de

Society

Dr. Susanne Fuchs +49 (0) 4221 9160-123 sfuchs@h-w-k.de

Please Note:

  • Please attach all material as separate PDF files except application form and abstracts as MS Word-compatible text files
  • The formal letter to the Rector of the HWK, the project proposal, and the CV must be signed by the applicant

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Terms and Conditions

Application material to be submitted –

  • The completed application form.
  • A formal cover letter to the Rector of the HWK
  • An abstract of the Fellowship project for a non-peer audience (max. 1500 characters including blanks)
  • An abstract of the Fellowship project for peers (max. 1500 characters including blanks)
  • A project proposal describing the planned research project containing a detailed work schedule (not more than ten pages including references)
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A list of publications
  • One (recently) published article or paper or book chapter by the applicant;
  • If applicable, letters of support/confirmation of access to necessary research infrastructure from cooperating colleagues in the Northwest
  • Applications for Junior Fellowships only: an abstract of the doctoral dissertation (“Ph.D. thesis”, maximum 1500 characters including blanks), and (all applications)
  • Two letters of reference from experts in the field, to be sent to the HWK directly

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