Bonn International Graduate School (BIGS) Scholarships 2017 for National / International Students in Germany

Bonn International Graduate School (BIGS) is offering scholarships for German and non German (international) students. These scholarships are offered for those outstanding applicants who want to pursue their M.Sc, Pre-PhD and PhD program at the Bonn International Graduate School (BIGS) in Germany. Scholarships are offered based on the evaluation of their academic records, recommendations, and possibly an interview of the student.

Fields of Study / Subjects

BIGS scholarship is offered in the field of Mathematics for M.Sc, PhD and Pre-PhD

Duration of Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded for a period of two years with an optional extension of one more year

Scholarships Description / Details

Both awards carry a monthly stipend of 1468,00 EUR

Eligibility Criteria

  • If candidate hold a M.Sc. degree (or equivalent) or are expected to complete their degree prior to the beginning of their prospective Ph.D. studies, applicant may apply for a Hausdorff scholarship
  • If candidate hold a M.Sc. degree, but do not feel prepared to start research for a thesis immediately, they may apply for a Qualifying scholarship for the duration of one year
  • If candidate hold a B.Sc. degree, but do not feel prepared to start research for a thesis immediately, they should apply to the MSc program
  • To advance opportunities for female researchers in mathematics, it is intended to award at least 40 percent of the available scholarships to women, and preference will be given to suitably qualify female candidates, all other considerations being equal. Women are strongly encouraged to apply
  • English language proficiency: TOEFL with results of 550 points (written test) or 80 points (internet-based test)
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How to Apply / Download Scholarships Form / Documents Required

  • Application to the Masters Program
  • Application to the PhD Program
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume / CV
  • Degrees and academic records
  • Additional academic records
  • Proof of proficiency in English
  • Two Lettersof Recommendation
  • A short example of written academic work or an English abstract of a major work
  • File upload is restricted to PDF-files only with a maximum size of 2MB per file
  • Letters of Recommendation sent o before deadline:
  • Bonn International Graduate School in Mathematics University of Bonn Endenicher Allee 62 53115 Bonn GERMANY

Contact us:

  • Karen Bingel
  • Email:
  • Karen Bingel Ute Lemmer Endenicher Allee 60 Room 0.004 D-53115 Bonn Phone: +49-(0)228 73-3180 Fax: +49-(0)228 73-3701 Email:
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Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 15th May (Annual)

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