Number of scholarships to award
- tuition fee reduction
In line with one of the founder’s wishes, a special focus of the Gerda Henkel Foundation is support for up-and-coming scholars. Special attention is made when approving grants to enable qualified young researchers of both sexes to conduct scientific work for a limited period of time and in order to improve their academic training.
Gerda Henkel Foundation Research Scholarships in Germany, is offered for Post Doc degree in the field of Archaeology, Historical Sciences, Prehistory and Early History, History of Science, Historical Islamic Studies, History of Art, History of Law.
Research Scholarships for Postdocs:
Monthly scholarship award: 2,300 euros.
For one child: EUR 400.
For each further child: EUR 100.
The family grant is awarded for children who have not yet turned 18.
Monthly endowment for scholarships abroad: 575 euros.
Travel aid: as required.
Material aid: as required.
Research Scholarships after Post Doctoral Lecture Qualification:
Monthly scholarship award: 3,100 euros.
The Foundation committees meet twice a year to consider the applications and decide on funding grants. The application deadline for the Foundation committees spring meeting in 2023 is 22 November 2023. Applications have to be in the Foundation's office by this day. The Foundation committees are holding their meeting in April 2024. If your application is successful, funding can start at the beginning of May 2024 at the very earliest.
The next deadline is expected to be May 2024. The exact date will be published after the November 2023 deadline.