Every year, the graduate school (Doktorandenschule) Laboratorium Aufklärung awards 15 stipends to PhD students. Each recipient gets 1,000 Euros per month for a period of two years. Additionally, a materials costs subsidy of 103 Euros is paid out on a monthly basis. Upon application, the stipend may be extended for a further year.
The stipend is intended for students of any discipline at the graduate school Laboratoriumm Aufklärung of the Friedric Schiller University, Jena. Successful applicants will possess an above-average study and examination record. The quality of the planned scientific research project will also be decisive in determining applcants' success. Female applicants will be given preferential consideration.