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Financial Support

Gender & Diversity Incentive Fund

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The Gender & Diversity Incentive Fund (GDIF) provides funds of the Excellence Initiative for implementing diversity measures (for the Departments, Corporate Administration including Central Scientific Institutes).

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

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Laura Bassi-Award
The Laura Bassi-Award is designed to support female doctoral and post-doctoral candidates in form of scholarships.

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Paula Hahn-Weinheimer Award
The Paula Hahn-Weinheimer-Award is designed to help support researchers to focus exclusively on finding further funding, bridging the gap between research grants.

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The Deutschlandstipendium is a scholarship programme funded by the Federal Government of Germany, the universities and private sponsors. It provides financial and non-material support to high-achieving and committed students from all over the world.

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Youth Welfare Services
Low-income students, depending on their primary residence, may apply for financial support to cover childcare costs through the office of Youth Welfare Services (Wirtschaftlichen Jugendhilfe).

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