Manfred Ulmer Scholarship

Acting on behalf of the "Stiftung Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft an der Universität Konstanz”, a foundation of the University of Konstanz, the Zukunftskolleg awards the Manfred Ulmer Scholarship every year.

The programme pays 1,000 euros per month over six months. It enables the scholars to bridge a financial gap between their studies and their doctoral phase. Scholarship holders are members of the Zukunftskolleg as Associated Fellows.

Support Measures

Manfred Ulmer Scholars profit from

  • Non-monetary Support

Eligibility Requirements

The programme is open to those who have finished their studies but not yet started their PhD project or for those in a very early stage of their PhD project. It is open to young researchers from all disciplines.


Currently no call for applications - calls for applications are opened in the first quarter of the year. Application in between calls is not accepted.

The following documents are required to submit the application:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Presentation of previous research
  • Publication list
  • Master thesis
  • Information about the current funding of the research or rather the current employment status
  • Letter of support from the potential supervisor