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Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk Doctoral Scholarship

Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk Doctoral Scholarship

Here is a massive opportunity for needy students to apply for this Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk Doctoral Scholarship funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The non-Jewish Ph.D. students of any nationality are invited to apply, provided that they propose a research project focusing on a Jewish subject.

The Studienwerk specifically promotes talented Jewish students and doctoral candidates to reach their goals of obtaining a higher education.

Deadline: April 30, 2019.

Eligibility Criteria:

Scholarship Applicants must meet the following formal criteria:

  • Technically qualified Jewish doctoral candidates in all disciplines and concentrations (except medicine) are eligible for funding by ELES.
  • Moreover, non-Jewish Ph.D. students of any nationality are invited to apply, provided that they propose a research project focusing on a Jewish subject.
  • Candidates are expected to submit an innovative doctoral project of exceptional scientific quality which must be concluded within a range of three years and effective academic mentoring which is suitable for the candidate as well as for the project.
  • In addition to having an outstanding academic record, applicants are actively involved in, i.e., the Jewish community, the social field, youth work, student organizations or their social environment.
  • Furthermore, they should keep in regular contact with the liaison lecturer and actively participate in the scholarship’s non-material services, activities and organizations as well as – after the programme has ended – join and contribute to the alumni network of the Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk.

Academic Requirements

  • admission to a doctoral programme at a state or state-recognized institution of higher education in Germany or, if the applicant holds German citizenship, in an EU member state or Switzerland
  • in justified cases, doctoral programmes at a higher-education institution in an extra-European country may be funded

Benefits:

The scholarship will provide the following:

  • Financial support
  • Non-material support
  • Comprehensive mentoring of the scholars with the aim of promoting academic excellence and fostering personal growth

How to Apply:

The application form must be downloaded by the given link: https://eles-studienwerk.de/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/ELES_Bewerbung_PF.pdf

Applicants must send completed application packet to:

Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk e. V.
PO Box 210320
10503 Berlin

Supporting Documents: To apply, you must submit the following:

  • A letter of motivation showing why you would like to be supported by the Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk,
  • A short narrative curriculum vitae (max 3500 characters),
  • A reference of a representative of a Jewish institution,
  • An academic report from your dissertation supervisor,
  • A five- to ten-page exposé to your dissertation project,
  • Tabular curriculum vitae.

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