Scholarship at The Gerda Henkel Foundation
16 May, 2018
Level of Funding
The programme focuses on academics researching the emergence of political movements in the Islamic world on a national or transnational level with regard to the current developments. Historical studies, together with projects in the areas of religious and cultural studies or political science by PhDs and researchers with post-doctoral lecture qualification are encouraged and supported, independent of the candidate's nationality or place of work. The funding is granted to candidates wishing to carry out an independent research project alone. Applications are invited for the funding of research scholarships and research projects. PhD scholarships are granted only in connection with a research project. PhDs receive a scholarship base amount of EUR 2,000 each month, the grant for researchers with a post-doctoral lecture qualification is worth EUR 2,700. There are additional benefits, such as allowances for accompanying children or, i.e., to cover printing costs, if necessary. Please note that income from employment and scholarship income are mutually exclusive. The funding covers a period of one to 24 months.