The Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics (WCGE) and the Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin (LEIZ) are offering up to seven PhD scholarships for September 2016 intake. These scholarships are awarded in “Ethics and Responsible Leadership in Business.”
The Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics is an independent, international and interdenominational initiative of persons and organizations from politics, business, academia, the Churches and civil society.
Funded by the German Karl Schlecht Foundation, WCGE and LEIZ jointly launched the PhD program in 2014. The program is open to outstanding PhD students whose research interests relate to responsible leadership in a global business context. In addition to providing the students with subject-specific qualifications, the program aims to embed students’ research into a broader theoretical and socio-political framework.
In order to apply for this scholarship, candidates must hold an above-average masters or diploma degree in a field that is relevant for their individual research proposal.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD program.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for PhD program in “Ethics and Responsible Leadership in Business.”
List of Subjects: Ethics and Responsible Leadership in Business
Scholarship Award: The monthly stipend rate will be 1200 Euros, including material and travel costs, and students will have access to an additional research budget of up to 2000 Euros for conducting approved field research projects and visiting important conferences. The scholarship can be granted for up to three years, depending on the progress of the PhD projects and the completion of the requirements in the study and practical program, which will be assessed on an annual basis. It is expected that the PhD projects are completed within the proposed three years period.
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility: WCGE and LEIZ accept applications from students whose research proposals directly or indirectly address at least one of the levels of business ethics listed above. Proposals should emphasise the practical relevance of the research goal and bear reference to the global context. In order to support the students with knowledge of specific concepts and methodologies, the successful candidates will participate in the accompanying study program, consisting of courses and field projects.
Nationality: Applicants from Germany can apply for these PhD scholarships.
Deadline: 31st March 2016
Supporting Material: Applications should include:
-An exposé describing the research proposal (max. 15 pages), including an executive summary and the name of the favored supervisor
-A letter of motivation (max. 2 pages)
-At least one letter of reference
-A university certificate which fulfills the conditions for obtaining a PhD at the university of the favored professor (incl. transcript of records)
-If applicable, certificates of employment and a publication list
How to Apply: Please send application, including the supporting documents, preferably per email to: Dr. Christina Kleinau.