Funding Opportunities for International Doctoral Candidates

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AT LEIBNIZ UNIVERSITY HANNOVER

Funding Provided by the Graduate Academy

The Graduate Academy awards grants to doctoral candidates at Leibniz University Hannover to support them at an early stage of their doctoral studies (Exposé Scholarship) or in the final stages of completing their doctoral thesis (Completion Grant). The maximum funding period is 6 months.


The International Office awards DAAD grants to international doctoral candidates at Leibniz University Hannover for research and teaching assistantships, as well as for doctoral degree completion. Grants will b Funding Provided by the International Office

The International Office awards DAAD grants to international doctoral candidates at Leibniz University Hannover for research and teaching assistantships, as well as for doctoral degree completion. Grants will be awarded on the basis of academic qualification and social needs. The funding period is 4 to 6 months.

  •    Grants for research assistantships are awarded to international doctoral candidates involved in a specific research project who are at an early stage of their doctoral studies.
  •     Grants for teaching assistantships are awarded to doctoral candidates who are involved in teaching at Leibniz University Hannover.

 

In order to be awarded an assistantship grant, an employment contract must be concluded at the respective institute. The International Office awards a maximum grant of 450 euros per month.

The completion grant addresses doctoral candidates who are in the final stages of completing their doctoral thesis; the maximum funding period is 12 months.


OTHER FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

DAAD Grant

The Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) awards scholarships to international doctoral candidates who wish to pursue doctoral studies in Germany. Grants are initially awarded for one year. An extension may be requested every year, however, the maximum funding period is 4 years.

Generally, doctoral candidates must submit their application from their home country. Doctoral candidates who have already stayed in Germany longer than 15 months are not eligible to apply.

Doctoral Grants and Other Funding Opportunities

Many foundations award grants to German and international doctoral candidates. Among other criteria, the personality of the doctoral candidate is a decisive factor in the selection process. Award criteria may vary depending on the organisation that awards the grant.

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