Transitional scholarships

  • PHD
  • EUR 2,000 per month
  • 1 October 2022

These scholarships are meant for funding activities which sharpen or complement your scientific profile during transitional career stages where there are no other employment options for the scholarship holder.


• Eligible are female researchers of all subjects with • A doctoral degree, rated at least "very good" • A scholarship project that contributes to the expansion of your scientific profile, • A positive evaluation by one professor regarding the suitability of the applicant and the quality of the project in terms of the relevant field of research; • A formal affiliation to a Professor at Friedrich Schiller University, including the option to teach at the University.

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Transitional scholarships may apply for: the period between submitting a habilitation thesis ('Habilitation') and the end of the habilitation procedure, or the period between submitting application for, and the beginning of, projects funded by third-parties. The funding period will be adjusted to a specific case and shall not exceed six months.

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