Sustainability and Energy Policy Scholarship at Hertie School of Governance in Germany

Deadline: 1 April 2019
Open to: applicants with a demonstrated interest in sustainability or energy policy, either academically or professionally, who wish to pursue a degree in public policy or international affairs
Benefits: up to two full scholarships are available, each worth 32,500 EUR


As the world faces megatrends such as climate change and increasing inequality that pose threats to social stability in the future, the study of responsible governance is essential in the coming decades. The Sustainability and Energy Policy Scholarship is intended for students who are interested in global sustainability, renewable energy, and the transformation of energy systems and wish to deepen their knowledge in this field by examining governance structures, policies, markets, technology, and new ideas to achieve the material and social conditions of long-term and universal human well-being.


  • Available for the Master of Public Policy or Master of International Affairs;
  • Open to applicants of all nationalities.


Up to two full scholarships are available, each worth 32,500 EUR.

How to apply?  

In order to apply, please fill the application form.

  • In addition, they need to draft a brief letter of motivation highlighting their interest in sustainability issues or energy policy;
  • The letter should be sent to grad-admissions[at]hertie-school[dot]org after an application has been submitted.

For more information, please visit the official web page.