Re-entry scholarship – return to science

Scholarships for female scientists who have already completed a doctorate and have interrupted their research due to care responsibilities.

Aims and content

  • As part of the initiative programme “Research-oriented gender equality of female scientists and acquisition of female professors” at TU Darmstadt
  • Re-entry scholarships as support for the “non-exit option” for women from science despite pregnancy and the child-raising phase
  • Re-entry support e.g. in the application phase after the doctorate


  • Two scholarships are awarded each year
  • The application deadline is 1st May and 1st November
  • Repeated applications are permitted