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Hellmuth Hertz Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Hellmuth Hertz Foundation

P.O. Box 803878

Chicago, IL United States 60680-3878

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $1,966,442

Total giving: $93,398






Established in 1990 in IL

Purpose and Activities

Post-doctorate fellowships only to individuals who have obtained a doctorate degree in natural sciences, medicine or technology from a Swedish university, to allow further study and research in the same fields outside of Sweden.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:


Fellowships to individuals who have received their doctoral degrees from a Swedish university in the areas of natural science, medicine, or technology for further study and/or research in these fields. Solicited applicants must submit a detailed proposal of their planned research or course of study a complete biographical record, including academic and professional history, a list of publications, date the Ph.D. exam will be taken, if not already completed, a reference letter from the institution where proposed research or study will occur, and an estimate of financial need. Grants are renewable, contingent upon satisfactory progress. Fellowship recipients are expected to embark upon careers in the stated fields.

Grants to Individuals Program

Postdoctoral fellowships to individuals who have a doctoral degree from a Swedish university in the fields of natural science, medicine, or technology.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
International Interests
  • Sweden

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $1,966,442 (market value)

Expenditures: $111,274

Total giving: $93,398

Qualifying distributions: $94,413