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German Historical Institute Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships


One-time award for German and American doctoral candidates and postdoctoral scholars who have begun work on a social science, humanities dissertation, or a second book. Research must focus on primary sources in American archives. Deadline varies, usually April 1 and October 1. The monthly stipend is Ôé¼ 2,000 for doctoral students and Ôé¼ 3,400 for postdoctoral scholars. In addition, fellowship recipients based in Europe will receive reimbursement for their round-trip airfare to the U.S.

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  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Area/Ethnic Studies, Art History, American Studies, Economics, European Studies, German Studies, History, Humanities, Museum Studies, Political Science, Social Sciences, Science, Technology, and Society

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Tel: 202-387-3355 Address 1607 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009-2562