Post-Graduate Scholarship of the Bavarian American Academy

The BAA continually awards scholarships to graduate American-studies researchers at Bavarian universities. These scholarships are meant to support current research especially doctoral theses concerning North America. The grant shall be used for travel expenses to North America in the context of the research.

Scholarship Money

A single support amount up to 1,000 Euro.

 

Who can apply? 

Graduates with a MA, not earned more than three years ago, working on a thesis research project (PhD) whose thesis deals with the United States, Canada or inter-American questions within the cultural or social sciences such as

  • literary studies
  • linguistics
  • history
  • political sciences
  • sociology
  • cultural geography
  • economics
  • law
  • theology

Note that scholarships from other sources do not disqualify you to apply for the BAA scholarship.

 

How to apply?

The application form is available at the BAA or as a PDF download (72KB).

 

  • Add a short CV,
  • an informative description of your thesis/research project,
  • a short description of aims to achieve during scholarship, and
  • an expert opinion of your doctoral advisor.


Send us your application!

With the agreement of the executive director the scholarship may be available immediately after assignment. The scholarship holders are obliged to report to the BAA about the progress of their work after the scholarship.

All scholarship holders are invited to keep in touch with the academy.

 

Topics of the past years

List of BAA Post-Graduate Scholarships topics of the past years (PDF, 162KB)

Contact

Questions?
We are happy to assist you!

Dr. Margaretha Schweiger-Wilhelm
Managing Director of the Bavarian American Academy

 

Fon

+49 (0)89 55 25 37-42

 

E-Mail
schweiger-wilhelm@amerika-akademie.de

 

 

Jasmin Falk
Office Assistant - Bavarian American Academy

 

Fon

+49 (0)89 55 25 37-41

 

E-Mail
jfalk@amerika-akademie.de

 

 

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