The objective of the H. J. Klein Foundation is to sponsor international exchange by granting scholarships to students (m/f) for a stay abroad. Support is granted to students (m/f) of all specialist fields who have shown proven commitment/ involvement in fostering international exchange.

Heinrich J. Klein and his wife Dr. Liesel Klein brought the foundation into being by contributing a considerable sum from their private funds. The application process is handled by SCHOTT AG.

For your application – in consideration of the guidelines and the charter of the Heinrich J. Klein Foundation ( – we need the following documents in the English language:

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
  • Letter of motivation (Why you are applying, what is the purpose of your stay abroad?) incl. potential starting date and the period of the stay abroad
  • Description of how you personally have been supporting international exchange and/or extra-curricular activities in the past
  • Letter of recommendation by the responsible professor
  • Letter of confirmation of the respective professor abroad
  • Estimate of probable costs (flight, university fees, higher cost of living)

Your skill set and qualification:

  • Good academic results (above average)
  • Commitment to international exchange
  • Engagement outside school, studies or job
  • Communicative character
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Open-minded and outgoing
  • Internationally mobile
  • Fluent English skills

Our offer to you:

Support in temporary, scientifically qualified stays – for example:

  • Participation in scientific projects
  • Study visits
  • Summer schools

Are you the person for this scholarship? Please send us your application until May 31st, 2014.

SCHOTT AG, Human Resources, HR Marketing/ Recruiting, Bernice Wright, +49 (0)6131/66-2457