Programme Description

The travel grants are intended to assist young US citizens who write their doctoral theses and wish to access the Herzog August Library for research purposes. The funding is worth up to USDĀ 2,000 and can be combined with a doctoral fellowship from the Library. The research stay stretches over a minimum of four weeks and can be applied for at any time.

Target Group

young US citizens or permanent US residents writing their doctoral theses who require access to the Herzog August Library for research purposes

Academic Requirements

admission to doctoral studies

Number of Scholarships

depending on the number of qualified applicants


one-off payment

Scholarship Value

up to USD 2,000

Application Papers

Application forms and further information on the application procedure may be requested from Prof. Gerhild Scholz Williams (Washington University, St Louis) via e-mail.

Application Deadline

Applications are welcome at any time.

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