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Freigeist Fellowships, 2022

icon Post Doc

icon Any area of research

Flag icon Open to all nationals

icon  Volkswagen Foundation

icon Deadline varies

icon Full Funding, up to 1,000,000 towards the salary and non-personnel costs

    Any university/research institution in Germany

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Details about Freigeist Fellowships, 2022

Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 is offered for Post Doc degree in the field of Any area of research. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is Deadline varies. This scholarship is provided by Volkswagen Foundation and the value of this scholarship is Full Funding, up to 1,000,000 towards the salary and non-personnel costs . This scholarship is open for: Open to all nationals.

  • Deadline: Deadline varies
  • Scholarship value: Full Funding, up to 1,000,000 towards the salary and non-personnel costs

The Volkswagen Foundation is offering fellowships to young researchers in all disciplines and topics.


  • The candidates applying for Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 should have a doctorate degree and should have obtained it not longer than 5 years.
  • The applicants are expected to have changed their academic environment and moved to a new location by the start of the fellowship.
  • The fellowship should be integrated with the university or an extramural research institution in Germany.
  • The candidates should integrate a previously completed research stay in the proposed research project.

Documents required

  • The applicants for applying for Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 should submit curriculum vitae with thesis defense or doctoral viva and publications list.
  • The candidates should also submit doctoral degree award's copy, a cover letter explaining their motivation, summary of the project in English and German in 1 page.
  • The applicants are required to submit a project proposal describing its objectives, the potential for innovation, teaching concept, and reasons for choosing the host institution.
  • The candidates should submit a working plan and schedule, cost quotations, references list, and the mentor's and the host institution's declaration.

Selection Criteria

  • The applicants for Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 are assessed based on their personal qualifications.
  • The candidates will also be evaluated based on the project's scientific quality and fit between their profile and the project proposal.
  • The applicants will be selected on the basis of the capability of independent research.

Value of the fellowship

The Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 cover up to 1,000,000 Euro for the applicant's salary and non-personnel costs like travel expenses and equipment.

Updated on: 02 Sep, 2022

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More about Volkswagen Foundation

The Volkswagen Foundation (Volkswagenstiftung) is a German private nonprofit organization for the promotional of research and education in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. It was established in 1961 as Stiftung Volkswagenwerk with a portion of the confiscated assets of the Volkswagenwerk GmbH. It is not affiliated to the present company, the Volkswagen Group It has a capital of 2.6 billion euros, as of 2013, the largest of any German scientific foundation. Since its founding, it has distributed 4 billion Euros in grants, and now funds new projects at the rate of 100 million Euros per year.


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  2. When is the deadline of Freigeist Fellowships, 2022?

    The deadline of Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 is Deadline varies

  3. For which degree is Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 offered for?

    Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 is offered to Post Doc degree

  4. For which field is Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 offered for?

    Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 is offered for Any area of research

  5. Who can apply for Freigeist Fellowships, 2022?

    Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 is open for: Open to all nationals

  6. Who is offering Freigeist Fellowships, 2022?

    Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 is offered by Volkswagen Foundation

  7. What is the funding covered in Freigeist Fellowships, 2022?

    Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 Covers Full Funding, up to 1,000,000 towards the salary and non-personnel costs

  8. Where can Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 can be taken at?

    Freigeist Fellowships, 2022 can be taken at Any university/research institution in Germany
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