Brandt School Universität Erfurt

Haniel Stipend Program

The Haniel Foundation provides financial support for excellent applicants to the MPP program at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy. Up to 3 Stipends per year can be awarded (in 2018, 4 Stipends can be awarded). One of the stipends per year is co-financed by the Klaus-Tschira-Foundation.

The Haniel Foundation is an educational foundation following the Leitmotiv of the value-oriented entrepreneur. The foundation focusses on creating education opportunities, facilitating integration and supporting future leaders.

Who is eligible for a Haniel Stipend?

Haniel Stipends are awarded to applicants who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment and intellectual promise. Applicants should identify themselves strongly with the ideals and the mission of the Haniel Foundation and show how their own personal path intertwines with the foundation's credo.

Applicants from the following countries are eligible for funding:

Europe: EU-28-countries, EFTA-countries, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegowina, Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia

Central Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

North America: Canada, USA

Oceania: Australia, New Zealand

What does the Haniel stipend cover?

Haniel Stipends cover the costs of the tuition fees at the Brandt School for the two-year study period, i.e. €6,000, paid in four installments of €1,500.

How do I apply?

If you want to be considered for a Haniel Stipend, please submit your completed MPP online application no later than June 15 (also valid  for applicants with EU citizenship). 

Indicate on your application that you want to apply for a Haniel Stipend and tell us about your reasons and qualifications in your statement of purpose.

In case of admission to our program, you will receive an additional application form for the Haniel Stipend which should be sent back to us via e-mail within two weeks after receipt.

Haniel Stipends will be granted on a competitive basis. The Admissions Committee will discuss all applications and will take into account various factors including academic record, strength of the written statement, and personal commitment, as well as your points of contact with the Haniel Foundation's credo. 

We will inform applicants by the end of July if they have been selected to receive a Haniel Stipend.

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