Einstein Fellowship and Scholarship Award Programme : Applications are invited from graduates and researches with a university degree for the Einstein Fellowship and Scholarship Award 2021/2022. The fellowship programme is targeted at, and aims at supporting those who, in addition to producing superb work in their area of specialization, are also open to other, interdisciplinary approaches – following the example set by Albert Einstein
Awarded by the Einstein Forum and the Daimler and Benz Foundation; the Einstein Forum and the Daimler and Benz Foundation are offering a fellowship for outstanding young thinkers who wish to pursue a project in a different field from that of their previous research.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Einstein Forum and the Daimler and Benz Foundation
Scholarship to be taken at: Universities and academic institutions of Potsdam and Berlin
Scholarship Type: Funded Fellowship Programme
Scholarship level: Postgraduate
Scholarship Slots: Not stated.
Subject Eligibility: humanities, in the social sciences, or in the natural sciences
Country/Candidate Eligibility: Global eligibility
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General Eligibility Criteria:
A successful application must demonstrate the quality, originality, and feasibility of the proposed project, as well as the superior intellectual development of the applicant. It is not relevant whether the applicant has begun working toward, or currently holds, a PhD. Notably;
- Candidates must be under 35 and hold a university degree in the humanities, in the social sciences, or in the natural sciences.
- Applications for 2022should include a CV, a two-page project proposal, and two letters of recommendation. The Einstein Fellowship is not intended for applicants who wish to complete an academic study they have already begun.
- The fellowship includes living accommodations for five to six months in the garden cottage of Einstein`s own summerhouse in Caputh, Brandenburg, only a short distance away from the universities and academic institutions of Potsdam and Berlin.
- The fellow will receive a stipend of EUR 10,000 and reimbursement of travel expenses.
Application Procedures for the Einstein Fellowship and Scholarship Award Programme 2021/2022
Interested and qualified candidates are expected to send their applications to the appropriate qualrters on or before the application deadline.
Applications for 2022 should include a CV, a two-page project proposal, and two letters of recommendation.
Application Deadline: All documents must be received by May 15, 2021.