The applicants should hold at least a first university degree at the time of application. Graduates and/or doctoral candidates will be granted 900 Euros per month, people holding a doctorate or comparable qualification 1200 Euros per month. In addition, a one-off allowance for travelling expenses of up to 500 Euros may be granted.
The selection is made on an application by application basis. The application for a grant must be submitted by 30th September of the previous year. The Research Grant Program of the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz supports research residencies ranging from one to three months. The length of the residency depends on the extent of the project and is established when the grant is given.