Fully Funded Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarships 2023 in Canada

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The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year are fully funded scholarships aimed at international students pursuing master’s and PhD degrees. These scholarships offer a monthly stipend of 1350€, along with additional lump sum payments of 100€ to cover research expenses and subsidies for healthcare.

Funding for this program is provided by the Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt). The duration of the scholarship depends on the standard length of your studies (Regelstudienzeit). Initially, the scholarship is granted for one year, with the possibility of extension if the necessary requirements are met. Extensions beyond the Regelstudienzeit are also possible.

The Scholarship Department of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung provides scholars with comprehensive support, including political education events, summer schools, workshops conducted domestically and internationally, symposia, and educational trips. Practical training opportunities are also organized in various areas such as rhetoric, conflict management, time management, self-management, academic skills enhancement, text and writing workshops, as well as specialized seminars on research methodology.

Scholarship Summary:

  • Level of Study: Masters, PhD
  • Institution(s): Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung
  • Study in: Germany
  • Opportunity Focus Areas: Masters and PhD degrees in any subject, except for Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary medicine
  • Program Period:
    • Masters: Maximum three years
    • PhD: Maximum four years

Scholarship Benefits:

The recipients of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship are entitled to the following benefits:

For Masters:

  • Monthly basic scholarship: 850€
  • Lump sum payment: 20€
  • Additional subsidies for health and nursing insurance, up to 86€

For PhD:

  • Monthly doctoral scholarship: 1350€
  • Lump sum payments to cover research costs: 100€
  • Further health care subsidies
  • Funding for stays abroad, such as research activities or attending conferences

Additionally, the organization may sponsor Euro and German language classes for scholarship holder.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Required Language: Good knowledge of English. German language proficiency at B2 level or above.
  • Eligible Countries: All countries worldwide. Priority is given to women, students from non-academic and migrant backgrounds, individuals with social needs, and people with disabilities who have demonstrated achievements and commitment. Applicants from scientific and technical disciplines, as well as graduates of technical colleges, are encouraged to apply.
  • Applications will only be accepted in German or English language.
  • MA Students must be enrolled at a state or state-recognized German university.
  • PhD students must have been accepted at a German university.
  • Proof of enrollment (Immatrikulationsbescheinigung) for the upcoming semester or at least a letter of admission (Zulassung) from a German university. Enrollment must be confirmed before the scholarship starts.
  • Basic knowledge of the German language (additional classes can be sponsored). Proficiency in the English language is required.
  • Involvement in social, political, and/or community services.
  • Selection criteria include:
    • High academic and professional qualifications, with evidence of above-average academic achievements in school and/or university.
    • Political and social engagement aligned with the objectives of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung.
    • German language proficiency at B2 level or above.
    • Personal and family background.

How to Apply:

To apply for the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship, please follow these instructions:

  1. Access the online application portal provided.
  2. Create an account on the portal and complete the application form.
  3. Upload all the required documents as specified.
  4. Once you have filled in the application and uploaded the necessary documents, submit your application.
  5. For a step-by-step guide on the application process, consider subscribing to our YouTube channel, where you can find detailed instructions.

Application Deadline: October 1, 2023 / April 1, 2024

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