Scholarships for the preparation of a doctoral dissertation project

To facilitate the transition to the phase of doctoral studies after students have acquired the necessary qualification (Master’s degree, diploma or similar), the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne is offering 8 scholarships to help candidates prepare themselves for their doctoral studies.
The a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School serves the entire Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Cologne and covers all qualification levels of academic training in the arts and humanities – from Master to postdoc. The purpose of the scholarships for the preparation of a doctoral dissertation project is to enable candidates to begin working towards a doctorate at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Cologne as soon as possible after obtaining their Master’s degrees.
The a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School addresses graduates who have successfully completed their studies in the Humanities with outstanding academic excellence and who wish to obtain a doctorate with a specific focus on interdisciplinary aspects at the University of Cologne.
The a.r.t.e.s. scholarships for the preparation of a doctoral dissertation project will consist of a monthly payment of EUR 950, limited to six months, starting October 01, 2016.
For all questions regarding the scholarships, the announcement or the application process, please see http://artes.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/21061.html?&L=1. Please send your complete application documents by May 20, 2016 (application receipt).
Contact for further questions: artes-application@uni-koeln.de.