To complete a doctoral project if financial support runs out, the FSU, several foundations and the JSMM offer short-term grants.
Short-term grants for foreign doctoral candidates
The FSU provides financial support for international doctoral candidates in the time span between the opening and termination of the doctoral examination procedure. These scholarships are funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and cover maximum 1.000 € per month. Grants are awarded up to three months, with a possible extension of up to six months. For detailed information please check the homepage of Jena Graduate Academy.
Scientific topics: not specified Application deadline: 28th February, 31st May, 31st August, 30th November
FSU grants for completing a doctorate
The FSU offers special grants of € 1,400 per month for a period of six months (as a rule) or 12 months (exceptional cases). However, the overall period of the doctorate may not exceed 36 months including the period for which the special grant was paid. The application must contain a convincing work plan and must be confirmed by the supervisor. For detailed information please check the homepage ofJena Graduate Academy.
Schientific topics: not specified Application deadline: application is continously possible
Other grants for completing a doctorate
Few foundations award scholarships to doctoral candidates for the completion of the degree. Please, find an overview on the homepage of the Jena Graduate Academy.
JSMM grants for completing a doctorate
The JSMM offers scholarships of € 1000 per month for a maximum period of three months to complete the doctoral thesis (6 scholarships per year). The applicant has to prove an active participation in the graduate programmes of the JSMM. The application must contain a summary of the project, a justification for the extension, a working programme and a statement of the supervisor.
Application can be submitted twice a year and should be sent as one PDF file to Ms. Anne Knierim, JSMM Office, Email: .
Schientific topics: molecular medicine and related fields Application deadline: 28th February (earliest start of funding 01st April) 31st August (earliest start of funding 01st October)