The German Chancellor Fellowship 2022

The German Chancellor Fellowship 2022


To be eligible, the applicant must –

  • Be an Indian national
  • Hold a bachelor’s or equivalent academic degree
  • Have completed the first academic degree (Bachelor’s or comparable degree) no more than twelve years ago*
  • Have good knowledge of English and/or German

*Note – The key date for calculating this twelve-year period is 1 October 2023.


The selected candidates will receive the following awards –

  • A monthly fellowship grant of 2,170 Euros, 2,470 Euros or 2,770 Euros – depending on the training and career level
  • An intensive language course before the applicant begins the fellowship and funding for German courses during the fellowship
  • Individual support during the stay in Germany
  • Additional financial support, e.g. for accompanying family members, travel expenses, full private health insurance or for an additional German language course.


  • Letter of motivation (max. 2 pages)
  • Project plan (max. 3 pages)
  • An extensive statement including mentoring agreement from your host in Germany
  • Two letters of recommendation (not more than 12 months old) from individuals who can provide information on your professional, personal and/or academic background

How can you apply?
Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship –

Step 1: Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below and read all details.
Step 2: Click on the “Register” to continue with the application process. (Note – If the applicant is already registered, please log in using valid credentials.)
Step 3: Fill in the required information step-by-step and attach the relevant documents.
Step 4: Submit the application form.


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