DAAD Research Grants for Doctoral Candidates and Young Academics and Scientists

PhD Degree

Deadline: varies per country
Study in: Germany
Course starts 2014

Brief description:

Research Grants for Doctoral Candidates and Young Academics and Scientists are awarded to highly qualified PhD candidates, recent PhDs or to individuals wishing to earn a doctoral degree in Germany.

Host Institution(s):

Participating German higher education institution or research institution

Field(s) of study:

Any approved field of study

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Graduates, PhD students, Postdocs from participating countries

Scholarship value/inclusions:

750 to 1,000 euros per month (depending on qualification level) and additional allowances. (as of April 2013)


Very highly qualified university graduates can apply for a DAAD research grant. In addition to this, the most important selection criterion is a convincing and well-planned research and training proposal for the stay in Germany that has been agreed with an academic supervisor at the prospective German host institution.

Please read the full eligibility criteria at the official website.

Application instructions:

Application instructions and deadlines vary per country.  Please refer to country specific information.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:  https://www.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-finding-scholarships/?detail=50015434

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