DLR-DAAD Research Fellowships at Research Institutions in Germany 2020

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This article will inform you about the application process of DLR-DAAD Research Fellowships at Research Institutions in Germany. Here, you will be enlightened on the benefits, requirements as well as deadline for this scheme. And of course, the application for the DLR-DAAD Research Fellowships for the academic year  2020/2021, via Research Institutions Scholarship Portal.

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In summary, interested and qualified applicants will systematically learn the right way to apply for the DLR-DAAD Research Fellowships.

Scholarship Description

DLR – DAAD Research Fellowships is a scheme put in place by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) as well as the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

DLR is a German aeronautics and space national research center. Its wide research and developmental work in Aeronautics, Transportation, Space as well as Energy is well-integrated into national and global cooperative ventures. As Germany´s space agency, DLR has been saddled with the responsibility for the forward planning as well as the execution of the German space program by the Germany’s federal government as well as for the global representation of German interests. Approximately 8,300 people plus approximately four hundred (400) visiting scientists are employed in DLR´s forty (40) institutions and facilities at twenty (20) different locations in Germany.

Available Subjects

All courses offered at the university.

Eligible Nationalities and Benefits

This scholarship is open to students from countries all over the world.

Benefits of DLR-DAAD Research Fellowships

Type A

Monthly Instalment of 1,760 Euros

Possible Additional Payments e.g. flat-rate travel allowance, health insurance, family allowances

Type B

Monthly Instalment of 2,400 Euros

Type C

Monthly Instalment of 2,760 Euros

Requirements

At the time they are applying, candidates for a DLR-DAAD Fellowship must

  1. not be of German nationality,
  2. be able to prove their outstanding study or research achievements in the field of research corresponding to the fellowship offer,
  3. Type A: have completed their studies or research with a university degree not more than six years ago,
    Type B: have finished their studies with a doctorate/PhD/Applicant (Russia) maximum of two (2) years ago,
    Type C: candidates must be working in higher education institution or at a research institution; positions are available to exceptionally-qualified academics as well as scientists who should generally have a doctorate/Ph.D., added prerequisites might differ and are detailed in the fellowship award offers,
  4. Have an excellent knowledge of English; knowledge of German is advantageous.

How to Apply

Documents Required for Application

Type A & B:

The following documents have to be uploaded to the DAAD portal:

  • Online application form;
  • Cover page;
  • Statement of the reasons the candidate is applying for the certain fellowship: Appendix;
  • Complete curriculum vitae;
  • List of publications, if applicable;
  • Abstract of the final Master or PhD thesis (maximum of three (3) pages);
  • University degree certificate showing the final grade(s): the certificate must be subsequently submitted prior to commencement of the grant-assisted research provided it is not available as at the time of application;
  • English language certificate (e.g. TOEFL IBT: min. 79; IELTS: min. 6.5);
  • German or English translation of documents submitted in the national language;
  • All university certificates on all yearly exams with individual grade(s), including explanation of the grading system.

Type C:

The following documents have to be uploaded to the DAAD portal:

  • Online application form;
  • Cover page;
  • Statement of the reasons the candidate is applying for the certain fellowship: Appendix;
  • Complete curriculum vitae;
  • List of publications.

The application procedure happens online via the DAAD portal.

Applicants are not required to submit any confirmation of academic supervision.

Check the link below for documents to be forwarded to the DAAD application address via post.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

Deadline

The application deadline for DLR-DAAD Research Fellowships at Research Institutions is Not Specified. Therefore, applicants should ensure they submit their applications as soon as possible.