Israel / Near East Fellowships for JGU Students

Israel / Near East Fellowships for JGU Students

 

Requirements: Students (including doctoral students) from all courses of study can apply, provided they are enrolled at JGU as degree-seeking students both at the time of their application and during their entire stay abroad. Undergraduate students can apply during their 2nd term at the earliest.

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, the application regulations of the Promos scholarship program apply. The application has to be submitted by the deadline stated there. Incomplete or late applications cannot be processed.

Language competence: a language certificate proving a solid command of the language of instruction is required at the time of application (at least B2 according to the CEFR).

Selection criteria: Academic qualification, a sound academic motivation, the significance of the project for the course of studies at JGU, and relevant extra-curricular activities are decisive factors for the success of the application. Beyond that, applicants are expected to be good representatives of JGU in the host country.

Decision process: In analogy to Promos, a selection committee consisting of faculty members and staff of the International Office will decide, based on the application documents submitted.

As a rule, SPI/NA scholarships cannot be combined with other scholarships for the same project. In case of doubt, please inquire about exceptions from spina@international.uni-mainz.de. Parallel applications with other scholarship programs are possible, but students who receive such a grant from another sponsor have to notify the International Office immediately.

The combination of a SPI/NA scholarship with Auslands-BAföG is possible; in this case, SPI/NA will augment Auslands-BAföG with a partial scholarship. All SPI/NA scholarships have to be reported to the relevant BAföG office and may be counted towards BAföG funding.

 

Study Abroad

Period of funding: 1 semester (in very special cases this may be extended for 1 semester, provided funds are available)

Scholarship: monthly stipends and a travel grant, in very special cases also a scholarship for tuition.

Application deadlines: 31.03. (for a semester beginning in the second half of the year) or 31.10. (for a semester beginning in the first half of the following year)

Application documents: see http://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/promos-studienstipendien/

 

Thesis preparation (Bachelor, Master, Doctoral theses incl. co-tutelle de thèse)

Period of funding: 1-6 months

Scholarship: monthly stipends and a travel grant

Application deadlines: 31.03. (for stays beginning in the second half of the year) or 31.10. (for stays beginning in the first half of the following year)

Application documents: see http://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/promos-abschlussarbeiten/

Doctoral work and co-tutelle de thèse: max. 1 semester; subsequent applications in the following year are possible.

Travels of faculty for final examinations, e.g. dissertation supervisors in cases of co-tutelle examinations, may be sponsored with a travel grant in certain cases.

 

Language courses and summer schools

Period of funding:

Language courses: usually 3-8 weeks (during breaks between terms) or 1 semester (while school is in session)

Summer schools: usually 4-8 weeks during breaks

Scholarship: monthly stipend and a travel grant plus a refund of course fees up to 1000, -- €

Application deadlines: 31.03. (for courses beginning in the second half of the year) or 31.10. (for courses beginning in the first half of the following year)

Application documents: see http://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/promos-sprachkurs_fachkurs/

 

Internships

Please note:

  • If credits for lab courses can be transferred back to JGU, the course counts as study abroad #. In this case, proof of the transferability of credits (e.g. a learning agreement) has to be submitted with the application.
  • In analogy to Promos, a PJ-Tertial counts as study abroad #.
  • Contrary to Promos, a Famulatur may be sponsored as an internship.

Period of funding: 6 weeks - 6 months

Scholarship: monthly stipend and a travel grant; if the intern receives payment/wages, half of those will be deducted from the scholarship.

Application deadlines:

31.10. for internships beginning January through March

28.02. for internships beginning April through June

31.05. for internships beginning July through September

31.08. for internships beginning October through December

Application documents: see http://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/promos-praktika/

 

Study trips/field trips

Period of funding: max. 15 days, even if the trip takes longer

Scholarship: daily rates and a travel grant in analogy to Promos for 15 participants at most

Application deadlines: 31.05. (for trips in the second half of the year) or 31.10. (for trips in the first half of the following year)

Application documents: see http://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/promos-studienreisen/

 

Scholarship rates

(These figures refer to Israel; for neighboring countries, the rates also are the same as DAAD rates)

Monthly stipend:

undergraduates and graduates: 1125 €

doctoral students: 1750 €

Months only partially spent abroad will only be sponsored pro rata.

Travel grant (refund of billed costs): max. 700 €

Course fees for language courses or summer schools (refund of billed costs): max. 1000 €

Travel grant for study trips/field trips (in analogy to Promos): 400 €

Daily rate for study trips/field trips (in analogy to Promos): 45 €