The Einstein Fellowship
Daimler and Benz Foundation & The Einstein Forum
Deadline:  15th May

Humanities,Natural Sciences,Social Sciences
All Nationalities
B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce),M.Com. (Master of Commerce),B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science),M.S. (Master of Science)

Scholarship Overview

The Einstein Forum and the Daimler and Benz Foundation invite applications for The Einstein Fellowship 2021-22, Germany from students of humanities, social sciences or natural sciences. The fellowship is for outstanding and thoughtful young individuals who wish to pursue a project in a field other than their previous research. The objective of the fellowship is to assist those who are open to various interdisciplinary approaches and additionally produce superb work in his/their area of specialization following the example of the inspiration of the scheme- Albert Einstein. The fellowship provides the opportunity of availing a stipend of EUR 10,000 and other benefits.


The selected fellows will receive the following benefits: 

  • A stipend of EUR 10,000
  • Living accommodation for 5-6 months in the garden cottage of Einstein's own summerhouse in Caputh, Brandenburg
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses


The following documents are required to be attached along with the application: 

  • An updated curriculum vitae
  • A two-page project proposal
  • Two letters of recommendation

Important Dates

Application deadline: 15th May 2021

Selection Criteria

Selected students will be based on the quality, originality, and feasibility of the project proposals, as well as on the applicant's academic career.


The following applicants are eligible for the fellowship: 

  • The applicant must hold a university degree in any of the following areas: 
    • Humanities
    • Social sciences 
    • Natural sciences
  • The applicant must not be older than 35 years of age

How To Apply

Follow the below steps to apply: 

Step 1: Write a 2-page project proposal for the fellowship program. 
Step 2: Generate an application mail.
Step 3: Attach the required documents in the application mail.
Step 4: Submit the application by sending the application mail along with all the attached documents at