Berlin Program Dissertation Fellowships: Fellowships for dissertation research are EUR 1400 per month. In addition, the program reimburses costs for transatlantic travel up to a maximum of EUR 1200. Applicants for a dissertation fellowship must be full-time graduate students at a North American university, must have completed all coursework required for a Ph.D. and must have achieved ABD (all but dissertation) status by the time the proposed research stay in Berlin begins.
Berlin Program Postdoctoral Fellowships: Fellowships for postdoctoral research are EUR 1600 per month. In addition, the program reimburses costs for transatlantic travel up to a maximum of EUR 1200. We support recent postdocs, i.e. applicants who have received their doctorates within the past two calendar years.
Max Kade Berlin Fellowships (Postdoc): Pending the final decision from the Max Kade Foundation, we hope we will be able to offer two Max Kade Berlin Fellowships for 2019/20. The fellowship offers a stipend of $20,000 for a research stay in Berlin for 10 to 12 months. The support covers living and travel expenses. Eligible are U.S. citizens who have received their doctorates in the last two calendar years. The fellowship commencement date is October 1.
Kerstin Leitner Berlin Fellowships (Dissertation): The Kerstin Leitner Berlin Fellowship is a year-long fellowship (12 months), has a value of EUR 1400 per month and carries a travel reimbursement of EUR 1200 (maximum). Applicants must be full-time graduate students enrolled in a Ph.D. program and have preferably completed all coursework before their fellowship begins. The fellowship commencement date is October 1.
All applicants must submit an application to the Berlin Program and will be considered in the same applicant pool.
Read more on Terms & Eligibility.