(5/5/15) Funds for PhD grants will increase. It has been established by the Board of Directors of the Joseph Ratzinger–Benedict XVI Vatican Foundation, during the meeting of the last 24th March. The budget of the fund will shift from 70.000 euros in 2014 to 120.000 euros in 2015. A part of the budget, 20.000 euros, will be at the disposal of the “Joseph Ratzinger Papst Benedikt XVI. – Stiftung” with the aim to increase the grants of the German Foundation; the remaining 100.000 euros will be addressed to ten PhD students during the years 2015-2016.