Berlin Program Fellowship


To support doctoral dissertation research as well as postdoctoral research leading to the completion of a monograph.


Applicants for a dissertation fellowship must be full-time graduate students who have completed all coursework required for the PhD and must have achieved ABD status by the time the proposed research stay in Berlin begins. Also eligible are United States of America and Canadian PhDs who have received their doctorates within the past 2 calendar years.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

10-12 months

Award Value

€1,100 per month for dissertation fellows, €1,400 per month for postdoctoral fellows

Application procedure

Applicants must submit a single application packet consisting of completed application forms, a proposal, three letters of reference, language evaluation(s) and graduate school transcripts. Proposals should be no longer than 2,500 words or 10 pages, followed by a one- or two-page bibliography or bibliographic essay.

Closing date

December 1st


Halle Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities

Study Level

  • Doctorate

German Studies Association

The German Studies Association (GSA) is a non-profit educational organization that promotes the research and study of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The GSA Endowment Fund provides financial support to Association projects, the annual conference, and general operations.

Contact Details

  • 269 267 7585
  • 269 337 7251
  • Kalamazoo College
    1200 Academy Street
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the German Studies Association by using the links below.


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