Hertie School Fellowship

What is it?

Stipend holders of the German "Begabtenförderungswerke" are guaranteed at least a 25% tuition waiver upon admission to the Master of Public PolicyMaster of International Affairs or Master of Data Science for Public Policy​​​​​​​ programmes.

If students become stipend holders of the German Begabtenförderungswerke during their first year of studies, the Hertie School Fellowship can only be granted for the second year of studies. 

Who is it for?

Stipend holders of one of the German "Begabtenförderungswerke" (publicly-funded scholarship organisations) who wish to pursue a degree in public policy or international affairs.

Applicants who receive funding from the following organisations can apply:

  • Avicenna-Studienwerk
  • Cusanuswerk
  • Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst
  • Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk
  • Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit
  • Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung
  • Hans-Böckler-Stiftung
  • Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung
  • Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
  • Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
  • Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft and Studienförderwerk Klaus Murmann
  • Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

How to apply

Applicants should upload a copy of their stipend certificate along with the rest of their application documents. If the stipend certificate is not available at the time of your application it must be submitted to the Admissions Team before 1 September at the latest.

Interested applicants should submit their application before 1 May.

“The scholarship from the Hertie School helps me to expand my intellectual boundaries and enables me to further develop my skills as an advocate for students from socially disadvantaged families.”

Neslihan Altun (Germany), Student, MPP 2019