German Historical Institute is pleased to offer Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships to study in the USA. European and North American applicants are eligible to apply for these fellowships.
The GHI will not provide funding for preliminary research, manuscript composition or the revision of manuscripts. It will give clear priority to those postdoc projects that are designed for the “second book”.
The German Historical Institute (GHI) in Washington DC is an internationally recognized center for advanced study. It serves as a transatlantic bridge connecting American and European scholars and seeks to make their research accessible to decision-makers in the public and private sectors as well as to a general audience.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing doctoral and postdoctoral program.
Study Subject: The Institute particularly interested in research projects that fit into the following fields: German and European history, the history of German-American relations, and the role of Germany and the USA in international relations.
Scholarship Award: The GHI will not provide funding for preliminary research, manuscript composition or the revision of manuscripts. It will give clear priority to those postdoc projects that are designed for the “second book”. The monthly stipend is € 1,700 for doctoral students and € 3,000 for postdoctoral scholars from European institutions; students and scholars based at North American institutions will receive a stipend of $1,900 or $3,200 respectively. In addition, fellowship recipients based in Europe will receive reimbursement for their round-trip airfare to the U.S.
Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this fellowship:
- The GHI awards short-term fellowships to European and North American doctoral students as well as postdoctoral scholars to pursue research projects that draw upon primary sources located in the United States.
Nationality: European and North American doctoral students, as well as postdoctoral scholars, are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
How to Apply: Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a copy of your last diploma, project description (no more than 2,000 words), research schedule for the fellowship period, and at least one letter of reference (sent separately). Please also include a word count at the end of your project description. Applicants may write in either English or German; we recommend that they use the language in which they are most proficient. They will be notified about the outcome approximately two months after the deadline. Please send applications electronically in PDF format via e-mail to fellowships-at-ghi-dc.org.
Application Deadline: The next deadline for applications is October 1, 2016.