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General Information

People during their training and further education period, in particular students (incl. PhD students), who go abroad for one scientifically qualifying stay are eligible to apply. 

Support will be granted for stays abroad which foster the scientific qualifications of scholarship recipients, e.g. project-related work assignments, seminars, summer courses. Mainly, scholarships will be offered in the areas of Natural Sciences, Engineering, Technology and Business or Economic Sciences.

 

Please note that this Scholarship is provided by the Heinrich J. Klein Foundation. The SCHOTT AG is only administering the application process.

 

For your application for one stay abroad (start within the period of September 2022 and August 2023) we need the following documents in the English language:

  • Letter of motivation, incl. period of the stay abroad (1 page)
  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume (1 page)
  • Official Transcript of records (current grades)
  • One-Pager on how you personally have been supporting international exchange so far
  • Overview of estimated costs, incl. indication of sources - only additional costs
  • Letter of recommendation by the responsible professor (with reference to the stay abroad)
  • Letter of confirmation of the university abroad (with reference to the stay abroad)
  • Written confirmation that you meet the funding requirements of the foundation in accordance with § 5 of the Charter of the Heinrich J. Klein Foundation, respectively that you are immediately are going to inform the Heinrich J. Klein Foundation, in case that you will receive another commitment or offer of payment (1 page)

For further information please visit: http://www.hjk-foundation.com

Further Selection Criteria

  • Very good academic results (above average grades)

  • Fluent English skills, if applicable adequate knowledge of another foreign language with regard to the planned stay abroad

  • Candidates’ identification with the objectives of the foundation

    • Future commitment to international scientific exchange

    • Social engagement, such as extra-curricular and off-the-job activities

  • Willingness to prepare a final report for the Board of Trustees and a testimonial for publishing on the homepage of the Heinrich J. Klein Foundation

Your Benefits

Preferably, support will be granted to people who can be expected to give their support in turn, i.e. to cooperate in science on an international level in the sense of the goals defined by the foundation. The support is to be provided by awarding scholarships to finance temporary stays abroad as long as these are not being funded publicly or privately by other sources.

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Are you the one for this scholarship? Please send us your application until May 31st, 2022.

 

 

*It's your personality that counts – not your gender, your identity, or origin.

Scholarship Heinrich J. Klein Foundation 2022*


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