Funding Opportunity: Research Scholarships (Gerda Henkel Foundation)

Deadline for Applications: June 15, 2016

Title: Research Scholarships
Sponsor: Gerda Henkel Foundation
Amount: €2,000-2,700/mo.

Description: Support is primarily provided for the historical humanities, in particular to support research projects in the fields of Archaeology, Art History, Historical Islamic Studies, History of Law, History of Science, Prehistory, and Early History. Applications for research scholarships can be made directly by Postdocs or scholars with Postdoctoral Lecture Qualification. A research scholarship is usually applied for by one scholar who will work on a specific project on his or her own. The simultaneous receipt of salary or retirement pension and a research scholarship is not possible. The period of support for Foundation stipend holders working on Ph.D. or research projects can be extended by up to 12 months if the holder becomes a parent during the period covered by the stipend and has an entitlement to maternity or parental leave. Individual arrangements must be discussed with the Foundation’s administrative office. 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by June 15. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

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