Hans Böckler Foundation

  • Foundation of the DGB, the Confederation of German Trade Unions
  • Currently, about 1750 grants are sponsored


  • Good academic performance
  • Trade union and/or social involvement
  • Social and economic conditions


  • Application via the university scholarship group, deadlines: February 1st and September 1st, 2013 OR
  • Application via the University liaison professor, deadlines: February 28th and September 30th, 2013
  • Internal pre-selection, expertise interview, selection committee (in individual cases, the selection committee will have direct interviews with applicants)


  • A maximum of 597 € per month (income-dependent, based on BAföG)
  • Book money 150 € per month
  • Grants for health care and long term care insurance
  • If applicable, family allowance and child care allowance
  • Grants for temporary stays abroad and studying abroad
  • Remuneration of internships
  • Participation in workshops, seminars and conferences
  • Network access

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