One of the main concerns of the women’s representative is the promotion of female academics. The focus here is on qualifying women for professorships.
For this purpose, the Free State of Bavaria provides funds for realising equal opportunities for women in research and teaching, from which various scholarships are financed.


Applications for long-term scholarships with payment start dates of 01/01/2022 and 01/04/2022 may be submitted to the Equal Opportunity Office until 10/15/2021.

 

 

Wiebke Meiwald (M.A.)
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3-month scholarship for the preparation of an exposé

Who receives funding?
Female academics with the career goal of professorship who are currently without an income, especially due to corona. These scholarships are primarily intended for the preparation of an exposé for a doctoral or postdoctoral project.


For how long is funding possible?
Funding is possible for a maximum of 3 months.


What dates and deadlines must be observed?
Applications can be submitted to buero@chancengleichheit.uni-augsburg.de on an ongoing basis, i. e. as long as the earmarked funding volume has not been exhausted.


How much is the funding amount?
The scholarship is up to 1500 € per month.


The following documents are required for the application:
•    Presentation of the project with curriculum vitae
•    List of publications, if applicable
•    Statement by the supervisor of the intended project


A short report on the work progress made during the fellowship period must then be submitted (3-5 pages).


Submit your application to Wiebke Meiwald buero@chancengleichheit.uni-augsburg.de

Further scholarship offers throughout Germany

You will find a collection of other scholarship programmes here.

 

Scholarships lasting several months

Scholarships for excellent young academics

Who receives funding?
In exceptional cases, female academics in the final phase of a doctorate are supported in the case of above-average performance. The doctorate must serve as the basis for further qualification for a professorship.


For how long is funding possible?
Funding is possible for a maximum of one year.


What dates and deadlines must be observed?
The application deadline for the 2022 funding period is Oct. 15, 2021.

 

How much is the funding amount?
The scholarship is € 1500 per month, plus childcare supplement, if applicable.

 

Further Information                     

 

 

 

 

Scholarships for female postdoctoral researchers

Who receives funding?
Funding is provided for women with a doctorate to start, continue and / or complete a project that qualifies them to pursue a university career (junior professorship or postdoctoral qualification). As a rule, applicants should have completed their doctorate with at least the grade “very good” (magna cum laude) within 4 years. The faculty to which the project is assigned must ensure that the scholarship holder has close institutional ties. It is desirable for the scholarship holder to be involved in teaching for the duration of the funding (2 hours per week are recommended).


For how long is funding possible?
The scholarship is granted for 1 year


What dates and deadlines must be observed?
The application deadline for the 2022 funding period is Oct. 15, 2021.

 

How much is the funding amount?
The scholarship is € 2,400 per month, plus childcare supplement, if applicable.

 

 

Further Information                     

 

 

 

Habilitation scholarship

Who receives funding?
Funding is provided for young female academics who are already working on their Habilitation qualification.


For how long is funding possible?
The scholarship is granted for 1 year.


What dates and deadlines must be observed?
The application deadline for the 2022 funding period is Oct. 15, 2021.

 

How much is the funding amount?
The scholarship is € 2,400 per month, plus childcare supplement, if applicable.

 

Further Information                     

 

 

 

 

Short term scholarships

Internationalisation scholarships

Who receives funding?
Doctoral and postdoctoral students from the following faculties are funded:
•    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (PhilSoz)
•    Faculty of Philology and History (PhilHist)
•    Faculty of Catholic Theology (KThF)
•    Faculty of Law (Jura)
•    Faculty of Business and Economics (Wiwi)


What is funded?
•    Funding is provided for one-month stays abroad for research and / or teaching purposes, attending workshops and establishing international contacts.
•    (Active) conference participation is only funded in connection with further networking activities or a research stay.
•    The scholarships serve to promote transnational networking in the humanities, social sciences, economics and law.

 

How much is the funding amount?
The amount of the scholarship is a one-off sum of up to € 1200.


How can an application be made?
Applications can be submitted at any time. The following documents are required for the application:
•    Brief description of the project with a curriculum vitae
•    List of publications
•    Brief statement from a university lecturer
•    Cost plan


These documents must be sent to the Office for Equal Opportunities together with the application for a short-term scholarship.

 

Application for a short-term scholarship 2021

 

 

 

Travel scholarships in the STEM subjects

Who receives funding?
Doctoral and Master’s graduates who aim to pursue an academic career in the following faculties are funded:
•    Faculty of Mathematics, Science and Technology (MNTF)
•    Faculty of Applied Computer Science (FAI)

 

What is funded?
These scholarships are to be used to support stays abroad or summer courses in STEM subjects. The aim is to attract women into research.

 

How much is the funding amount?
The amount of the scholarship is a one-off sum of up to € 1200.

How can an application be made?
Applications can be submitted at any time. The following documents are required for the application:
•    Brief description of the project with a curriculum vitae
•    List of publications
•    Brief statement from a university lecturer
•    Cost plan


These documents must sent to the Office for Equal Opportunities, together with the application for a short-term scholarship.
 

Application for a short-term scholarship 2021

 

 

 

Funding for research stays lasting several weeks

Who receives funding?
Doctoral and postdoctoral students are funded as part of a research collaboration between the following faculties:
•    Faculty of Mathematics, Science and Technology (MNTF)
•    Faculty of Applied Computer Science (FAI)


What is funded?
Funding is provided for research stays lasting several weeks (up to 12 weeks) in the STEM subjects.


How much is the funding amount?
The amount of the scholarship is a one-off sum of up to € 3,000.


How can an application be made?
Applications can be submitted at any time. The following documents are required for the application:
•    Brief description of the project with a curriculum vitae
•    List of publications
•    Brief statement from a university lecturer
•    Cost plan


These documents must be sent to the Office for Equal Opportunities, together with the application for a short-term scholarship.

 

Application for a short-term scholarship 2021

 

Further funding opportunities

Subsidising necessary childcare costs for business / research trips by young female researchers

An informal application stating the qualification work to be funded is required for the application, as well as an informal appraisal by the supervisor. Applications can be submitted at any time.

 

 

Funding for the cost of an assistant for young female scientists

Who is supported?
Female scientists (doctoral, post-doctoral and post-doctoral) with the career goal of a professorship, who do not have sufficient resources for their scientific work.


 What dates and deadlines must be observed?
Applications can be submitted to buero@chancengleichheit.uni-augsburg.de on an ongoing basis, i.e. as long as the earmarked funding volume has not been exhausted. 


What is the funding amount?
The one-time costs for an assistant will be covered up to a maximum of 1500 €.


The following documents are required for the application:

  • Description of the project with curriculum vitae
  • if applicable, list of publications
  • List of activities for which the assistant is to be employed and the number of hours to be worked

 

 

Funding of the costs for an assistant for junior female scientists on parental leave  (application via the Family Service)

Who is supported?
Female scientists (doctoral, post-doctoral and post-doctoral) with the career goal of a professorship who are on maternity or parental leave.


What dates and deadlines must be observed?
Applications can be submitted to familienservice@chancengleichheit.uni-augsburg.de on an ongoing basis, i.e. as long as the earmarked funding volume has not been exhausted. 


What is the funding amount?
The one-time costs for an assistant will be covered up to a maximum of 1500 €.


The following documents are required for the application:

  • Description of the project with curriculum vitae
  • if applicable, list of publications
  • List of activities for which the assistant is to be employed and the number of hours to be worked

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