The DRS HONORS Fellowship Program offers up to 10 fellowships annually, each lasting 12 months. It is aimed at candidates who have submitted their doctoral thesis in one of the DRS doctoral programs. To apply, candidates are expected to propose an independently developed research project that will be supported by their prospective scientific advisors at Freie Universität Berlin. Applications that include collaborative research with existing or potential partner institutions are strongly encouraged.
The HONORS Program aims to support junior researchers in the transition to their first postdoctoral position or in developing their own research project for their first third-party funded research project. During the program, fellows receive extensive personalized support along with access to the DRS professional qualification programs, with the objective of aiding fellows in developing their own research project and obtaining longer-term funding or to apply for a postdoctoral position.
Candidates may apply if they are members of one of the doctoral programs of Dahlem Research School and
In order to strengthen the academic networks of Freie Universität Berlin, collaborative research projects with existing or potential partner institutions are highly welcome.
The DRS Postdoc Fellowship Program includes a monthly allowance made up of a base amount (1,750 Euros) and a monthly fixed allowance for direct project costs of 250 Euros as well as access to the professional qualification programs delivered by Dahlem Research School.