UW–Madison Graduate Student Fellowship Program at University of Bonn, Germany: The University of Bonn, Germany, will offer one academic year award and several short-term awards to UW–Madison advanced graduate students who wish to pursue independent research under the guidance of a senior faculty member. Although there is no general minimum language skills requirement, German skills should be commensurate with the needs of the project.
Academic year award: The academic year award pays fees at Bonn and provides a maintenance allowance of approximately 10,000 Euro for the year for a PhD student; 7,500 Euro for a MA student. This award runs from October 2013 through July 2014.
Short term awards: There are several short term awards available (duration could be one or two months, or one semester, depending on the needs of the project). Dissertators are preferred; however, graduate students who have not yet passed preliminary examinations for the Ph.D. will be considered. The awards pay fees at Bonn and provide a maintenance allowance of approximately 1000 Euro per month for a PhD level candidate, or 750 Euro per month for an MA level candidate. Short term awards cannot begin before January 2014.
The application deadline for both programs (the academic year and short-term awards) is 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Please see program description for application requirements. Complete applications should be submitted to: Dr. Erin Crawley, 328 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr., Madison, WI 53706.
About the University of Bonn: This research university is considered one of Europe’s top institutes of higher education. Traditionally, UW–Madison applicants have come primarily from the humanities and social sciences, but Bonn is recognized as a leader in mathematics, physics, chemistry, pharmaceutical research, and life- and neurosciences, with strengths also in an international computer sciences program