The Humboldt programs are designed to fund qualified scientists and scholars from all countries and disciplines, their research stays at research institutions in Germany. Various programs and initiatives are available due to special regional and political requirements. Programs are offered to Canadians fall into two categories: first-time participants and alumni.
First-time participants are individuals who have never received an award or fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
Alumni are past recipients of AvHF awards or past fellows.