High-achieving students worldwide who wish to study bachelor’s and Masters’s degree programs at public and state-recognized universities in Germany may apply for the Deutschlandstipendium, the most extensive public-private partnership scholarship program in Germany. Many universities and private sponsors also support Deutschlandstipendium holders through concurrent mentoring programs, networking events, and internships.
Level/Field of Study:
German universities offer Bachelors’s and Masters degrees in all subjects
Students from all walks of the globe are highly motivated and achieve high grades.
Deutschlandstipendium Scholarship value/inclusions:
The funding is usually granted for at most 2 semesters but can be extended to cover the entire standard study time. The university will review each scholarship holder every 2 semesters to determine if they still meet the criteria. If not, private funding may be made available. Each scholar will be paid EUR 300 per month. EUR 150 is provided by private sponsors, and EUR 150 by Federal Government. The Deutschlandstipendium is awarded irrespective of personal or parent income.
A scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievement. They also need to demonstrate civic engagement and personal achievements. The candidate’s family and social background are also considered. The scholarship is open to both enrolled and beginning students.
Instructions for application:
Students of all nationalities can apply directly to universities, including first- and second-year students. Universities manage the selection process. They select successful candidates and then approach potential sponsors for financial assistance. The application deadline varies and is university-dependent.
For more information about applying, visit the official website.