My “Freigeist” Fellow application:

The application procedure

What does it take to be a “Freigeist” Fellow? How do scientists receive this funding? Does the application process involve endless paperwork, project presentations, etc.? In this interview, Hendrik Weimar talks about how he got to know about the funding initiative, which obstacles he had to overcome on his way to the “Freigeist” Fellowship, and gives future candidates useful tips for a successful application.