Number of scholarships to award
- tuition fee reduction
The Career re-entry Scholarships is offered for female postdoctoral researchers.
Each scholarship amounts to €2,000 per month.
The funding period depends on the length of the period of leave and should not exceed 24 months.
Eligible are female researchers of all subjects with
- A doctoral degree, rated at least "very good"
- A scholarship project that contributes to the expansion of your scientific profile,
- A positive evaluation by one professor regarding the suitability of the applicant and the quality of the project in terms of the relevant field of research;
- A formal affiliation to a Professor at Friedrich Schiller University, including the option to teach at the University.
Study experience required
The next call for applications for our female postdoc scholarships will be published around October 2023.
Applications must be submitted online via our application portal.
The following documents must be submitted (file upload):
A letter of motivation presenting your career plan
A curriculum vitae in tabular form;
A certificate of your university degree and your doctoral degree;
List of publications; if applicable, please list awards and/or acquired third-party funding
Research proposal for the scholarship project
A written statement of a professor at Friedrich Schiller University Jena regarding the quality of the project in terms of the relevant field of research
A written statement of intent by a professor at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, confirming that the project in application is designed to be institutionally integrated and supported by her/his department