The Heinrich Böll Foundation


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Full Scholarship

Scholarship details


The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to approximately 1,200 graduates, and doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities per year, who are pursuing their degree at universities, universities of applied sciences (‘Fachhochschulen’), or universities of the arts (‘Kunst-/Musikhochschulen’).


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

Scholarship recipients are expected to have excellent academic records, to be socially and politically engaged, and to have an active interest in the basic values of the foundation: ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self determination and justice, along with written proof of German language proficiency (Minimum requirement: „Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang“ Level DSH 2 or „TestDaF“ Level B2).

Preferred Discipline
Amount Info

The Scholarship amount varies depending on level of study.

Doctoral: €1350,- per month basic scholarship plus €100 per month research costs allowance.

Other: €649 plus €300 book money per month.

How to apply for The Heinrich Böll Foundation

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The scholarship department of the Heinrich Böll Foundation accept only online applications. To apply, the following steps needed are:

1. Register for the online application portal
2. Provide the requested information in the Online Application Portal
3. After uploading all of your documents, submit your application before the end of the application deadline

Contact Info

For more information, please contact:


Studienwerk der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung
Fon: +49 - 30 - 28 534 - 400
office hours: Mo, Tu, Thu, Fr 10-13 Uhr
E-Mail: [email protected]

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