Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Postgraduate Scholarship in Germany, 2017


Applications are currently been invited for The Friedrich Ebert Foundation 40 Postgraduate Scholarship to the students of developing countries. These scholarships are open to pursue PhD in all academic subjects. This scholarship has the purpose of promoting young talent.


The Friedrich Ebert Foundation is a German political foundation associated with the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD).

Course Level: These scholarships are available to pursue postgraduate programmes (PhD).

Study Subject: These scholarships are awarded in all academic subjects.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover the followings:

  • 650 € per month (basic scholarship programme) / 1000 € per month (graduate scholarship programme)
  • 276 € of family allowance, if applicable refund of health care costs
  • Any income exceeding 400 € per month will be credited against the scholarship.

Numbers of Scholarships: Up to 40 scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Germany

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these scholarships:

  • all academic subjects
  • students from public or state-approved universities and from universities of applied sciences/polytechnical colleges (FH)
  • postgraduate programmes (PhD)

Nationality: Applicants of developing countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe are eligible for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be enrolled in Master or other postgraduate programmes.

English Language Requirement: Applicants should submit a language proficiency certificate ( C 1, TestDAF).

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online mode.

  • At the time of application, foreign students should be able to submit proof of their initial academic achievements/marks with the exception of those enrolled in Master or other postgraduate programmes.
  • duration of the application process:
    4-7 months
  • mode of application:

Please use the “Online-Bewerbung” on the Internet – in German only! supplementary sheet

Online application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 31, 2017.

 Scholarship Link

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