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Argelander Doctoral Scholarships 2023 for Candidates from Developing Countries

This is to inform the general public that the application for Argelander Scholarships 2023 for Doctoral Candidates from Developing Countries is currently ongoing for all eligible applicant. The basic requirements and procedures to access the link is updated below.

All eligible applicant who may wish to apply for Argelander Scholarships 2023 for Doctoral Candidates from Developing Countries should read up more on the process and requirement to apply.

How to Apply for Argelander Scholarships 2023 for Doctoral Candidates from Developing Countries – University of Bonn

Benefits of University of Bonn Ph.D Scholarship

What is the size of the funding?
The funding can cover the following:
A travel allowance (depending on country of origin)
A scholarship of €1,500 per month (additional funds for accompanying family members: up to €300 for a spouse and €250 per child)
A research expense allowance of up to €300 per month that can be submitted to the International Office after the scholarship has been awarded. Information on applying for the allowance will be provided with your scholarship award.
The funding is for a period of at least 3 and not more than 12 months. When calculating costs, please note the instructions in the financing plan (and use the following Excel table, download here).

Requirements for University of Bonn Ph.D Scholarship Qualification

Preference is given to international doctoral candidates pursuing a doctoral degree at a university or a research institute in Africa, Latin America or Asia. Doctoral candidates who are already pursuing their Ph.D. at the University of Bonn are not eligible for funding. Recipients of funding should finish their doctorates at their home university (to avoid brain drain).

Interview date, Process and Venue for University of Bonn Ph.D Scholarship

Project proposals are evaluated in two categories:

Academic Quality and Mutual Benefit:

quality of the research project to be worked on during the stay in Bonn; relevance of the research topic to developments in the region of origin; scholars’s contribution to academic life in Bonn (e.g. via public lectures, seminars or colloquiums); scholars’s integration into the host institute (place of work, integration into existing teaching and research activities) and into an effective supervision concept
Strategic Relevance and Potential for Future Cooperation: Intensity of the existing cooperation; plans for long-term research relationships between the scholar and the host institute in Bonn; connection to Bonn’s research profile ; how the research will be shared with broader academic communities
In the case of a tie between two proposals, preference will be given to the project with a higher score in the category ‘academic quality and mutual benefit’.

Selection Process

Pre-assessment: anonymous by independent experts from the University of Bonn
Final decision: a committee made up of representatives from all of University of Bonn’s faculties will discuss the shortlist and select the fellowships.
Depending on the requested amounts, up to five projects can be funded
Approval rate 2021: 8 proposals, 4 grants

Documents Required for Application
Online form

  • Project description (PDF of max. 8 pages), consisting of:
  • An outline of the research project to be worked on during the person’s stay in Bonn;
  • please write your proposal for a multidisciplinary audience

Reasons for the host to invite the doctoral candidate

  • An outline of how the doctoral candidate will be integrated at the host institute (place of work, participation in the institute’s teaching and research activities), and an outline of how the project will be supervised in Bonn
    Justification by the home university regarding the academic goal of the research stay in Bonn
  • Information on the current status of the doctorate and the planned completion of the doctorate in the home country
  • CV and motivational letter of the doctoral candidate (PDF)
  • A financing plan (please use the following Excel table, download here)

How to Apply for Argelander Scholarshipsm for Doctoral Candidates from Developing Countries

  • All Interested and qualified? Go to University of Bonn on www.uni-bonn.de to apply
    Who submits the application?
  • The application must be submitted by a full-time professor from the University of Bonn. Up to two applications per host/professor can be considered.
  • The doctoral candidates must submit a signed motivational letter.

Application Deadline

May 1, 2023

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