Projects of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Free State of Thuringia, represented by the State Chancellery of Thuringia, Department of Culture and the Arts.
The Klassik Stiftung Weimar awards grants to promote scientific projects making use of the collections available in Weimar.
The Klassik Stiftung Weimar supports several research scholarship programmes. These allow researchers to work directly with the collections at the Klassik Stiftung Weimar in order to advance their projects related to European cultural history of the early modern period to the present.
The international Weimar Awards provide support for graduates, post-doctoral researchers and habilitated scientists who wish to use the Weimar collections for their research work. Award holders can work in all institutions maintained by the Klassik Stiftung Weimar, with preference given to the Goethe and Schiller Archive, the Duchess Anna Amalia Library and the museums.
The Shakespeare Scholarship offered by the German Shakespeare Foundation serves to finance dissertation projects on theatre, Shakespeare and his contemporaries, the expression and reception of the early modern period in Germany, and particularly Weimar Classicism, for which the collection holdings of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar are essential.
The Pogwisch House Bursaries are awarded to renowned scientists who wish to use the Weimar collections to prepare a study. Free accommodation in Pogwisch House is guaranteed for the duration of their stay in Weimar.