Information for Applicants

We are looking forward to receiving applications by people during their training and further education period, who will pursue a scientific stay abroad starting between October each year and September the following year.

For detailed information please refer to the "Charter and Guidelines".

The Human Resources department at SCHOTT's headquarters in Mainz, Germany is administrating the international selection process for the foundation (therefore the application form of SCHOTT is used).
Please apply online for one stay abroad within the period of October 2020 and September 2021.

We kindly inform you that the scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis.
Final application deadline: June, 30th 2020 (CET) 1)
Screening of applications: Continuously during the application period, latest review after the final deadline
Telephone interviews: July
Nomination of applicants: July/August
Board of Trustees: August
Allocation of the scholarship: End of August / September 
Program duration: Max. 12 months

Please add only the following documents (in English) to your application 2):
  1. Letter of motivation (Why are you applying? What is the scientific purpose of your stay abroad? What are the potential starting and ending date, as well as the period of the stay abroad?)
  2. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  3. One-pager of how you personally have been supporting international exchange by voluntary, extra-curricular or off-the-job activities
  4. Certificates / References (max. your two most current documents)
  5. Official transcript of records (current grades or last educational certificate) including grading scale
  6. Letter of confirmation of the foreign university, institution or company (with reference to the scientific stay abroad you are applying for)
  7. Overview of estimated costs for the stay abroad, incl. indication of sources (only additional costs compared to current living country, i.e. higher costs of living, including, without limitation, university fees)
  8. Written confirmation that the stay abroad you are applying for is not being funded publicly or privately by other sources
1) Please note: Applications/documents that are going to be received after June, 30th (CET) cannot be considered. For the same reason do not modify your application after this deadline (e.g. uploading or exchanging documents).
Once again, we inform you that the scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis. Please take also into consideration that the application documents will not be checked as to their completeness; applicants can upload missing documents at any time to their application by using their login until the deadline mentioned above.
2) Please find enclosed the Guidelines for the Selection of Scholarship Recipients: