Heinrich Böll Foundation

  • Political Foundation with an active interest in the basic “green” values such as ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self determination and justice
  • The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities per year


  • Excellent academic performance
  • Social involvement
  • Political interest, active engagement with the core values of the Foundation
  • Special target groups: first generation students, students with an immigration background, science subjects (mathematics, computer science, natural sciences, technology or engineering sciences)
  • BA program: up to the end of 3rd semester
  • MA program: up to the end of 1st semester


  • Self-application BA program, deadlines: September 1st, 2013 and March 1st, 2013
  • Self-application MA program, deadline: March 1st, 2013
  • Interview with liaison teacher on location, selection workshop with individual interview and group discussion


  • 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 internships
  • Participation in the internal education program and counselling
  • Network access

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