The Nikolaus Koch Foundation promotes young scientists at the University of Trier. In this framework, scholarships for graduation theses are awarded. Funds can be used for the incurred cost of living or expenses in connection with the preparation of the thesis. The amount of the scholarship depends on the financial situation of the grantee. About the maximum amount of funding there is no detailed information available.
The promotion is aimed at all students who are enrolled at the University of Trier. The thesis has to match one of the above topics. Applicants must have achieved good academic performance. In addition, financial need on the part of the applicant must be present.