Rosa Stiftung Scholarships in Germany

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Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung
Masters/Ph.D. Degree

Deadline: 1 Oct/1 April  (Annual)
Study in: Germany
The course starts on April/Oct 2022

Brief description:

The Scholarship Department of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung awards Rosa Stiftung Scholarships in Germany for Masters and Ph.D. to highly-qualified international students who wish to undertake studies in Germany.

They should be individuals demonstrating a high level of social and political engagement.

Host Institution(s):

German universities

Level/Field(s) of study:

Masters and Ph.D. degrees in any subject, except for Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary medicine

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

International students from all over the world. Preference is given to women, students of non-academic and migrant backgrounds, the socially needy, and people with disabilities, with achievement and commitment.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

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The scholarship for international students is in the form of a living grant, for the duration of the standard study program period. Tuition fees for international students are not covered.

The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung’s Scholarship Department offers scholars a wide range of support, consisting of political education events and summer schools, workshops conducted both domestically as well as abroad, symposia, and educational trips. It also organizes practical training in fields such as rhetoric, conflict management, and other key skills, time management and self-management, bolstering academic qualifications, text and writing workshops, and specific seminars on methodology.

Eligibility:

The Scholarship Department awards grants to foreign students (MA only) and Ph.D. students who are temporarily residing in Germany for study or research purposes. The requirements are:

• German language proficiency (B2 level or above)
• MA Students must be enrolled at a state or state-recognized German university
• Ph.D. students must be accepted at a German university

Applicants for scholarships for MA and doctoral students from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon, Tunisia, Yemen, Jordan, Morocco, and Iraq can be graduate students pursuing their MA, Diploma, or State Examination in Germany or doctoral students pursuing a Ph.D. or doctoral research in Germany.

The selection criteria are:

• High scholarly and professional qualifications (proof of above-average academic achievement at school and/or university)
• Political and social engagement in line with the aims of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
• German language proficiency (B2 level or above).
• Personal/family background

Application instructions:

Applications for scholarships are done online. The application deadline is 1 October for grants beginning in the summer semester of the following year (1 April) or 1 April for grants beginning in the winter semester of the same year (1 October).

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.rosalux.de/en/foundation/studienwerk

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