Applications are invited by Bielefeld University, Germany for Start-up Scholarships for International Ph.D Students offered at Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS). The Bielefeld University awards six-month start-up Scholarships to international M.A graduates who would like to pursue a doctoral degree in History, Sociology, Anthropology or Political Science.

Scholarship Details:

The grant consists of a stipend of 1,200 euro per month.

This amount will be supplemented by an allowance for children if applicable.

Upon application, travel costs can also be covered by the Graduate School.

Eligibility Criteria:

Graduates from abroad who wish to pursue a doctoral degree in History, Sociology, Anthropology, or Political Science may apply for a start-up scholarship.

They also welcome applications from pre-doctoral researchers.

Applicants should speak either German or English.

How to Apply:

Candidates can fill the application form, attach all the required documents in a pdf and send
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Important Dates:

Application deadline for the Summer Term 2013: Friday, January 11, 2013.

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