No other applicant has a profile like yours – the strength of the Dr. Jost Henkel Stiftung lies in its flexibility to respond specifically and to assess everyone individually.

A scholarship is to be used exclusively for the study or PhD program, which is to be structured and run in such a way that the student / PhD student quickly achieves good grades or PhD results.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA (for further questions please refer to the FAQs)


  • students / PhD students at private or public international universities
  • all nationalities
  • above-average school/ academic performance
  • studies / PhD cannot be financed sufficiently with own resources
  • Study program: economics, natural sciences, computer science and technology
  • English language skills sufficient for application


  • Living expenses and tuition fees
  • Monthly payments, one-time payments, and interest-free loans (decision of the foundation depends on the individual situation of the applicant)
  • Monthly funding amount from 100€ to 800€
  • Repayments are only required for loans and only start 6 months after completion of studies / PhD and usually run for 2 years

When we provide grants

a) Application: online at least 3 months before the desired period of support (no application deadlines)

b) Scholarship: monthly payments for 6 months with option of extension

If you have any further questions, please refer to the FAQs or send us an email.

You can find all other important information for your application here.