Germany’s largest and oldest organisation sponsoring the academically gifted. It is non-political and non-denominational.
Liaison lecturer at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar:
Prof. Max Welch Guerra, Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism
Prof. Hans-Joachim Bargstädt, Faculty of Civil Engineering
Prof. Ursula Damm, Faculty of Media
The Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk (ELES – Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Scholarship Programme) is the twelfth scholarship programme for students and doctoral candidates supported by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF). ELES provides scholarships for gifted Jewish students and doctoral candidates who are German citizens, citizens of the European Union, or foreign students with a university-entrance certificate acquired in Germany.
Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e.V. is a scholarship organization for gifted students funded by the Protestant church of Germany. It offers scholarships for students in all subjects, at all universities and universities of applied sciences in Germany, at undergraduate and graduate levels.
Liaison lecturer at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar: Prof. Lorenz Engell, Faculty of Media
Study grants from the Hans Böckler Foundation support socially-engaged young people who are striving towards a further education or postgraduate qualification, both with financial scholarships and with their network of professors, advisory support, provision of internships or help with organising semesters abroad. The Foundation allocates scholarships according to social criteria.
Liaison lecturers at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar:
Prof. Frank Eckardt, Faculty of Architecture
Prof. Barbara Schönig, Faculty of Architecture
Within the framework of the Klaus Murmann Fellowship Programme, SDW offers scholarships to approximately 1600 students and doctoral candidates from all subject areas. They receive financial support in the form of scholarships and additional funds for study years or internships in foreign countries. The goal of SDW is to prepare especially talented and committed young people for future leadership positions in industry and business or other areas of society.
Liaison lecturer: Prof. Christoph Ohler, Rechtswissenschaft, Uni Jena
For the FES, service to the common good deserves recognition. It is therefore not only the applicants' academic achievement but their social and political involvement and personal attitudes that play an important part in the selection process.
Prof. Klaus Merforth, Volkswirtschaftslehre, FH Erfurt
Prof. Eckhard Giese, Psychologie, FH Erfurt
Prof. Manfred Baldus, Rechtswissenschaft, Uni Erfurt
Prof. Dagmar Demming, Kunstwissenschaften, Uni Erfurt
Dr. Heike Grimm, Politik, Uni Erfurt
Prof. Fritz-Wilhelm Neumann, Anglistik-Amerikanistik, Uni Erfurt
Prof. Manuela Spindler, Politik, Uni Erfurt
Prof. Dennis de Loof, Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, FH Jena
Prof. Klaus Dörre, Soziologie/Sozialwissenschaften, Uni Jena
Prof. Hermann Funk, Germanistik, Uni Jena
Prof. Hans-Werner Hahn, Geschichte, Uni Jena
Prof. Ulrich Hilpert, Politik, Uni Jena
Prof. Gerhard Jentzsch, Geowissenschaften/Geographie, Uni Jena
Prof. Georg Schmidt, Geschichte, Uni Jena
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung awards scholarships to students and graduates of exceptional academic achievement and outstanding political or social commitment. German scholars are expected to endorse Christian Democratic social and political values. The scholarships are open to young German students, graduate students as well as to young graduate students from abroad who study in Germany.
The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities per year. They expect their scholarship recipients to have excellent academic records, to be socially and politically engaged, and to have an active interest in the basic values of the foundation: ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self determination and justice.
Prof. Dr. André Brodocz, Staatswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Uni Erfurt
Prof. Dr. Jamal Malik, Islamwissenschaft, Uni Erfurt
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Behlert, Fachbereich Sozialwesen, FH Jena
PD Dr. Stephan Lorenz, Soziologie, Uni Jena
Prof. Dr. Thomas Sauer, Volkswirtschaftslehre, FH Jena
Prof. Dr. Johann Reger, Regelungstechnik, TU Ilmenau
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom is the foundation for liberal politics in the Federal Republic of Germany. It aims to promote the goal of making the principle of freedom valid for the dignity of all people and in all areas of society, both in Germany and abroad. The Scholarship Programme is open to foreign students and postgraduates at German universities if applicants qualify according to their scholarship requirements.
The RLF is a political educational organisation and is affiliated with DIE LINKE (The Left Party). In agreement with the goals of the RLF its “Studienwerk” supports students displaying scholarly excellence and who are additionally active in social, political and/or community services, which are considered to be representative of the ideology of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
Dr. Stefanie Graefe, Soziologie, Uni Jena
Prof. Dr. Stephan Lessenich, Sozialwissenschaft, Uni Jena
The Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung is affiliated with the CSU (Christian Social Union) and supports students and PhD candidates of all faculties.
Prof. Dr. Elke Mack, Katholisch-Theologische Fakultät, Uni Erfurt