HSF offers prestigious scholarships for exceptional young graduates and postgraduates to pursue studies at universities in Germany, acknowledging their outstanding academic achievements. The eligible candidates are carefully pre-selected by HSF Jerusalem. The scholarship funding is provided for a duration ranging from five to 24 months, depending on the project office needs and the respective academic requirements.
Additionally, the Foundation takes great pride in providing support to the official scholarship program of the German federal parliament Bundestag, specifically designed for talented individuals who possess fluency in the German language. This initiative aims to foster educational opportunities and promote cross-cultural exchange between the respective regions.
The German Scholarship Program, which is based on merit, offers a valuable opportunity for students and young scholars from Israel and the Palestinian Territories, regardless of their field of study. The program aims to provide support studies for academic pursuits or research at renowned universities and higher education institutions in Germany. Participants of this program receive generous funding, personalized mentoring, access to a diverse seminar program, engagement in local activities within university groups, membership in an international network, and various capacity-building trainings to further enhance their skills and capabilities.
The funding of the German Scholarship Program consists of:
To apply for the German Scholarship Program, the following documents are required:
Please submit all required documents per e-mail to the HSF Jerusalem Office at jerusalem(at)hss.de. Applications are possible all year round (no deadline). If your application matches HSF’s requirements, you will be contacted for an interview.
In case you are living in Germany, you are welcome to directly apply for an HSF scholarship through the domestic application procedure. For further information concerning domestic applications, please visit the main HSF page (in German).
Furthermore, HSF actively supports the esteemed International Parliament Scholarships of the German federal parliament Bundestag. The prestigious program is specially designed for young individuals under the age of 30 who possess a keen interest in politics, hold a university degree, and are committed to actively promoting core democratic values and fostering a vibrant civil society in their respected home countries. The program provides a unique opportunity for participants to engage in meaningful political experiences and contribute to the advancement of democratic ideals.
For further information, please visit the official Bundestag application sites for Israel (in German) and the Palestinian Territories (in German). Information for applicants from Arab countries can be found here (in English).
Kindly note that the scholarship program is directly offered by the Bundestag and conducted in German. Therefore, good knowledge of the German language is mandatory.