The Benedict and Helene Schmitt-Wahlen scholarship sponsors graduates who are willing to attain their promotion from all faculties of the University. The scholarship is endowed with 900 Euro per month and is granted for a period of two years.
The promotion is open to graduates from all disciplines of the University of Cologne. The application must be made before the start of the Promotion or in its initial stage. The candidate or must have proven their ability to promote by very good exam performances.In addition, the candidate must have been socially committed and have proven to have dealt with relevant socio-politically issues. A necessary condition is the proof of financial need. There are no personal requirements.