Media Ambassadors India-Germany

German journalists get the chance to travel to India as Media Ambassadors from September to November 2017. The program includes a monthly allowance as well as customized academic media and area studies course at a well-known institution with a focus on media, excursions, a cultural program, and a job-shadowing in an Indian newsroom. Deadline for applications is March 31, 2017.

"grips gewinnt" - Student Scholarship

We give scholarships to talented and dedicated students in Germany. In addition to providing financial aid, the scholarship offers educational opportunities and mentoring. Students are selected based on their academic potential, academic and/or extracurricular activities, and their family’s socio-economic background. Through March 15, 2017.

Fast Track: Excellence and Leadership Skills for Outstanding Women in Science

We support 20 outstanding and interdisciplinary interested female postdocs who want to advance their careers. For two years, they participate in a series of intensive seminars over several days, smoothing their path to a leadership position in research. Through February 12, 2017.

Our Common Future

The goal of Our Common Future is to give teachers and students the ability to actively discover the latest findings in sustainability research. At the same time, the students become acquainted with university courses related to sustainability. Through November 30, 2017.

Economic and Political Reporting from Southeast Europe

Together with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, we support journalists from Southeast Europe who are experienced with economic and political reporting. The program includes two courses in Germany and in the UK as well as meetings with policymakers, representatives from business, civil society and media. Through February 13, 2017.

Afrika kommt!

We support young executives from the non-profit sector from sub-Saharan Africa. Two fellows spend eight months at the Robert Bosch Stiftung and at a further organization, they attend German language classes, and participate in international management training courses. Through February 3, 2017.

Carl Friedrich Goerdeler-Kolleg for Good Governance

We invite executives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, and Ukraine to the Carl Friedrich Goerdeler Kolleg. In the course of the year, participants take part in three seminars and implement a project in their home country. The working language is German. Through February 20, 2017.

German-French Dialog for the Future

We invite German and French young executives and postgraduates to three seminars in Germany, France, and Poland. In the seminars, participants discuss current issues for German-French relations and European politics in order to develop innovative solutions. Through January 31, 2017.

The Lectureship Program in Eastern Europe and Asia

We support lecturers who teach German as a foreign language and carry out educational projects at universities in Eastern Europe and Asia. The program is open to applications from university graduates from German-speaking countries as well as university employees from Asia. Currently we accept applications for Asia. Through February 28, 2017.

"On y va - auf geht's - let's go!"

We support projects on active citizenship which bring together participants from Germany, France and at least one other EU country. The aim of the "On y va – auf geht's – let's go!" competition is to support European citizens in their involvement in international projects and create a network of active citizens. Through March 31, 2017.

Change of Scene

We support international partnerships between a theater or a theater company in a German-speaking country and a partner from North Africa or Eastern Europe. We are looking for cooperation projects that address prevailing social themes. Selected projects receive a subsidy of up to 15.000 Euros. Through February 15, 2017.

Campaigns for an Open Society

The projects supported are those that strengthen social cohesion and the feeling of unity; advocate for tolerance, diversity, and democracy; and take a stance against political radicalization and hate. These could be stand-alone events as well as series of events and multiple-week campaigns.

German-Turkish School Exchange Program

We allow students from Germany and Turkey to get better acquainted with each other’s country and meet new people. On the basis of their ideas, interests, and future prospects, the students shall collaborate on developing a common project. In this way, they get a direct insight into different cultures. Through April 17, 2017.

Diversity Workshop Projects for a Lively Community

Young people in Germany are growing up in a society that is as colorful and diverse as never before. Contact between people from different social, cultural, or religious circles is of key importance to mutual understanding and social cohesion. This is where the “Diversity Workshop” projects come into play. Do you have an idea for a project? Apply until March 15, 2017.

Border Crossers Europe and its Neighbors

We support authors preparing German-speaking publications that focus on making Central and Eastern European or North African issues accessible to a wide audience both in Germany and abroad. Newcomers and renowned authors can apply year-round until March 31 and October 31.

Exchange Program for German and French Young Journalists

We invite young journalists from France, Germany, and another country to seminars and offer them internships in a German or French editorial office. Media companies and journalism schools can suggest eligible candidates, a direct application is not possible.

Funding for Projects in the Field of Peace and Conflict Transformation

We support projects and initiatives that seek to transform and reshape conflicts and thus contribute to peace-keeping. We are particularly eager to support projects that make it possible to transfer good practice from one region or target group to another. Grant applications will be accepted throughout the year.

Yallah! Dedicated Young Muslims

We support projects carried out by young Muslims and creative ideas that show just how diverse "our Islam" is in Germany. Projects and initiatives conducted by young Muslims between 16 and 30 years of age who want to change something in their living environment can now apply for funding. The young people should apply as well as organize and carry out the projects themselves.