New Perspectives Scholarship for Masters at Hertie School in Germany 2021

Hertie School in Germany invites applications for the New Perspectives Scholarship in the 2021-2022 school year.

Interdisciplinary education is at the heart of the Hertie School’s teaching. Engineering and the hard sciences have a significant role to play in informing good governance and decision-making around the world.

The New Perspectives Scholarship is aimed at students with an undergraduate degree in the natural sciences or engineering who wish to combine their previous training with the tools and knowledge necessary for effective policymaking in all sectors or careers in the international arena.

Worth of Award

  • One full scholarship worth 34,500 euros


  • All applicants motivated to pair their background in science or engineering with training in public policy or international affairs in order to effect positive change in any sector.
  • Available for the Master of Public Policy, Master of International Affairs or Master of Data Science for Public Policy
  • Open to applicants of all nationalities
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How to Apply

  • First, submit a standard application to the MPP, MIA or MDS programme.
  • Additionally, write a brief letter of motivation, create a photo essay or make a short video elaborating on the following: Please identify a specific social or political problem that you would like to solve and explain how a degree in public policy or international affairs, together with your prior education and professional experience, would help you to do so.

The additional motivation material should be sent to grad-admissions[at]hertie-school[dot]org after a standard application has been submitted.

Deadline: Interested applicants should submit their applications and motivation statements before February 1.

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