The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom

  • Political foundation with liberal values
  • Currently, about 800 scholars receive a grant per year


  • Professional competence
  • Liberal attitude
  • Sociopolitical involvement
  • Willingness to become politically active
  • BA program: up to 3 semesters before graduation in accordance with standard period of study ( BA and consecutive MA as a unit)
  • MA program: up to 2nd semester


  • Self-application BA program, deadlines: May 15th, 2013 and November 15th, 2013
  • Self-application MA program: deadlines: May 15th, 2013 and November 15th, 2013
  • Internal pre-selection, selection meeting with individual interviews
  • Initially granted for one year


  • A maximum of 597 € per month (income-dependent, based on BAföG)
  • Book money 150 € per month
  • If applicable, family allowance and child care allowance
  • Participation in programs with emphasis on dealing with the basics of liberalism
  • Network access