Berkeley-Muenster Research Fellowship

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The deadline to apply is February 1.

The scholarship is offered by Muenster University to all Berkeley PhD seeking students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The scholarship offered by Muenster University is EUR 1000/month and will be paid to the Berkeley student upon arrival in Muenster. In the selection of the candidates, preference is given to Berkeley students who can demonstrate in their application that they already have a faculty contact at Muenster University. This grant can be combined with other IES grants.

Applicants need to submit the following materials in one pdf document:

  1. A one-page application letter, including a 100-word (maximum) abstract of your research and indication of the duration of your stay
  2. A further description of approximately 1,500 words that describes your research
  3. One letter of recommendation from a UC Berkeley faculty member - letter should be sent to
  4. One letter or e-mail from a research supervisor at the University of Muenster, with indication of the duration of your stay
  5. A C.V.

For help in finding a suitable supervisor at the University of Muenster, please contact  Hendrik Hilgert at For additional information on this fellowship opportunity, please contact Ms. Gia White at (510) 642-4555 or

Please upload one file comprised of all required documentation.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx odt.

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