HessenFonds for Refugees and Researchers at RiskLocation: Location: Germany | Workplace: On site
As part of the HessenFonds, the Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and the Arts provides scholarships for exceptionally talented and high achieving university students and researchers with refugee status at state universities in Hessen. The funding shall enable them to continue their studies or their scientific career at a state university in Hessen. As of 2022, HessenFonds funding is also available to highly qualified researchers (including PhD students) who are threatened by persecution in their home countries (researchers at risk). Requirements are: applicants are entitled to asylum or recognized refugee for no longer than four years by the start of funding; the maximum duration of constant residence in Germany must not be longer than five years by the start of funding; follow-up applications need a separate explanatory statement.