International Scholarship Programme for Students from Tunisia and Egypt

International Scholarship Programme

Course(s) Offered: All subjects
Course Level: Graduate (masters, phd)
Provider: Heinrich Böll Foundation
Country to Study in: Germany

Scholarship Description
The Heinrich Böll Foundation actively supports the democracy movements in Tunisia and Egypt. In a newly developed special programme, the scholarship department of the Foundation is offering, with the kind support of the Federal Foreign Office, scholarships to Tunisian and Egyptian students who want to study in Germany.

The International Scholarship Programme for Tunisian and Egyptian Students wants to give future leaders from Tunisia and Egypt the opportunity to get to know the German academic system and to actively engage themselves with the working areas of the Heinrich Böll Foundation (e.g. democracy and human rights, ecology/climate policy, international cooperation, gender, education policy...).

Within the framework of our seminar programme, scholarship holders have an opportunity to network with other students from Germany and all over the world as well as with experts from the Foundation.

Application requirements:
  • applicants must have obtained a first degree at the time of application (e.g. a bachelor’s degree);
  • applicants must show proof of acceptance to a German university (‘Immatrikulationsbescheinigung’) by the start of the scholarship at the latest;
  • applicants must prove basic knowledge of German at the time of application (if a scholarship is granted, additional German courses can be financed);
  • the scholarship cannot be combined with a scholarship from another grant-making or public institution.
Eligible group
Graduates from Tunisia and Egypt, all subjects can be applied for.

Scholarship benefits
750.00 € / month plus an additional lump sum (e.g. for books and clothes) as well as, if applicable, family allowance, children’s allowance, and costs for a language course.

By granting the scholarship, the scholarship department finances the stay in Germany as well as the travel costs to and from Germany. The scholarship does not include organisational services (e.g. support for finding accommodation etc.)

Method of Application
We are looking forward to receiving your application.

Please send it via postal service or E-Mail by the above mentioned dates to:
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V.,
Studienwerk, Schumannstr.
8, D-10117 Berlin,

Application formalities:
see information sheet A 1-1 (PDF, in German. English version avaiable soon).

From 1 October 2012 on or later – depending on receipt of the application (but not before the beginning of the study programme in Germany). Duration of the scholarship: 6 – 24 months

Bärbel Karger,
Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 28534-400,

Application Deadline: 1 March 2012
Open to International Applicants: No (only Tunisians and Egyptians)

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