Minerva Fellowship - Rates and Conditions

Israeli Fellowship Holders in Germany

Status
Monthly Fellowship Rate
PhD Students
€ 1,377.00
Post-Doc scientists with up to 5 years’ working experience
€ 2,100.00
Post-Doc scientists with more than 5 years’ working experience
€ 2,300.00

Additional Funding
Monthly Payment
Payment in kind for books, travel to conferences, etc.
€ 156.00
Dependency allowance for spouse with income/ scholarship less than € 451.00
€ 400.00
Children’s allowance
€ 100.00 for each child

Please note that only fellowship holder whose child(ren) and spouse accompany the fellowship holder for at least six successive months are eligible for the dependency allowance and the children’s allowance.

German Fellowship Holders in Israel

Status
Monthly Fellowship Rate
PhD Students
€ 1,498.00
Post-Doc scientists: up to 30 years
€ 1,365.00
from 31 to 34 years
€ 1,416.00
from 35 to 38 years
€ 1,467.00
over 38 years
€ 1,519.00

Country allowance (Post-Docs only)
Monthly Rate
Country allowance single
€ 1,042.00
Country allowance married (spouse does not accompany Minerva Fellow to Israel)
€ 1,266.00
Country allowance married (spouse accompanies Minerva Fellow to Israel and has no full income or scholarship)
€ 1,489.00

 

Additional Funding
Monthly Payment
Payment in kind for books, travel to conferences, etc.
€ 135.00
PhD-students only: Dependency allowance for spouse with income/ scholarship less than € 451.00
€ 400.00
Children’s allowance
€ 51,00 for each child (from 12/2019: 100,00 €)

Please note that only fellowship holder whose child(ren) and spouse accompany the fellowship holder for at least six successive months are eligible for the dependency allowance and the children’s allowance.

Conditions

Minerva Fellowships can be awarded for a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 24 months. Under special circumstances, PhD-Fellows of the Minerva Stiftung can receive an extension of additional 12 months.

A Minerva Fellowship cannot be combined with another full scholarship of full employment. Subsidary employment needs to be approved by the Minerva Stiftung.

On submission of the original receipt(s) the Minerva Stiftung can reimburse the costs of one or more German or Hebrew language course(s) up to € 800,00 (for spouses the limit is € 300,00).

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