The Foundation supports higher education, institutions or projects serving the common good, and scientific research, by granting stipends to individuals, work groups or organisations. Foreign citizens are also eligible.

Every second year (odd-numbered years, e.g. 2019, 2021, 2023 etc.) the stipends are granted for higher education, culture and the common good, every second year (even-numbered years, e.g. 2020, 2022, 2024 etc.) for scientific research,.

General instructions for 2019

In 2019, a total sum of 700 000 euros will be granted for higher education, culture and the common good. The average size of a stipend is around 3000 euros. Scientific research will not be funded this year.

The application period begins on April 1st and ends on April 30th, 2019.

Applications are made and submitted electronically via this web service.
(- Application), including all appendices (a short project plan, budget, other supplements deemed relevant) attached as electronic files. A list of the stipends granted will be published on the Foundation’s web page on July 2nd, 2019. No advance notice on the funding decisions will be given.