Funding and Awards

In this section, we provide information about various financial support schemes offered by the TUM Graduate School. You may also find a first overview of TUM-external funding possibilities for doctoral projects as well as an overview of well-known dissertation awards.

TUM-GS Funding

The TUM Graduate School offers various targeted forms of financial support for doctoral candidates. For an overview of the options offered, please see this section. [more]

Individual funding

If you do not have a vacant position for an interesting doctoral project, your doctoral candidate can also obtain financing through a scholarship, fellowship or grant. This section shows the main providers and search engines at a glance. [more]

Dissertation awards and Fellowships

Dissertation awards can be an important building block in a junior scientist or researcher’s career. This section presents an overview of the major awards as well as (postdoctoral) fellowships that require the nomination by the TUM/TUM-GS. [more]