Newsletter 013/2011

German Historical Institute (GHI) in Washington DC: Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: April 15, 2011

The GHI awards short-term fellowships to German and American doctoral students as well as postdoctoral scholars in the fields of German history, the history of German-American relations, and the history of the role of Germany and the USA in international relations. These fellowships are also available to German doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars in the field of American history. We especially invite applications from doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars who currently do not receive funding from their home institutions. The fellowships are usually granted for periods of one to six months but, depending on the funds available, can be extended by one or more months. The research projects must draw upon primary sources located in the United States.
The GHI will not provide funding for preliminary research, manuscript composition or the revision of manuscripts. It will give clear priority to those postdoc projects that are designed for the “second book”. The monthly stipend is € 1,700 for doctoral students and € 2,950 for postdoctoral scholars from European institutions; students and scholars based at North American institutions will receive a stipend of $1,900 or $3,200 respectively. In addition, fellowship recipients based in Germany will receive reimbursement for their roundtrip airfare to the U.S.

For further information about the fellowships and for
application details, please see:

German Historical Institute
- Doctoral/Postdoctoral Fellowships -
1607 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009-2562

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