At the Hector Fellow Academy in Germany ambitious young scientists get the opportunity to realize a self-developed research project under the supervision of a Hector Fellow. The Hector Fellow Academy funds several PhD positions for national and international Master graduates each year. The core of each application is the submission of an innovative and self-developed research proposal. The applicants will spend three years working on it at the home university of their supervising Hector Fellow. In addition to their salaried position, Hector Fellow Academy doctoral students receive €15,000 per year for material expenses.