Gerbangindonesia.org – 9 GERMAN SCHOLARSHIPS. While tuition in Germany is free for undergraduates at public universities, students need to pay tuition fees if they wish to continue to Masters or PhD level.
The following are 9 scholarships from various agencies, be it government, non-government and organizations…
Every year the German government allocates a number of scholarships for international students who are interested in studying in Germany.
1. DAAD Scholarships
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers the most types of government-funded scholarships. DAAD provides an easily accessible scholarship database here.
2. Erasmus +
International students from Europe can apply for the Erasmus+ grant. Funded by the European Commission, Erasmus+ offers funding for living expenses while on exchange students in European countries. Germany is a popular destination for students applying to Erasmus, more details here.
A number of non-governmental scholarships are available for international students. Usually awarded on the basis of academic excellence.
3. Heinrich Böll Scholarships for international students
This scholarship is hosted by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. Domestic and international students can apply for this scholarship, either for undergraduate, Masters or PhD level. There are two waves of registration in a year. You can register online here.
4. Deutschland Stipendium
Outstanding international students may be eligible for this scholarship of €300 funding per month. Subject to public-private partnerships, between businesses, organizations and individual sponsors, talented students can receive funding from as little as €150 per month which is government approved. Detailed information on Deutschland Stipendium here.
5. Kurt Hansen Science Scholarships
International students planning a career in science education can apply for this Bayer-funded scholarship. Funding provided can be in the form of study projects, internships, summer semesters, preparatory and supplementary programs, as well as training of science teachers. More information can be accessed here.
Like other countries, several top universities in Germany also offer scholarships. Here are some examples…
6. Frankfurt School of Finance and Management Doctoral Tuition Waivers (Tuition fee discount)
Every year Frankfurt provides 10 tuition rebates for doctoral students taking English courses in finance, accounting, mathematics and business administration. Please click here for detailed information.
7. RWTH Aachen University scholarships
The university is in the top 100 of the Times Higher Education Reputation Rankings and is very generous in providing scholarships. There are funding opportunities for international and domestic students. You can start looking for information here.
8. FRIAS Cofund Fellowship Program for International Researchers
Renowned for its research excellence, the University of Freiburg offers a number of scholarships to international students applying for research programmes. Scholarships are usually announced during the summer. The announcement is here.
9. DRD Scholarships for Sub-Saharan Africa
Outstanding Masters students from Sub-Saharan African countries can apply for this scholarship by submitting a research plan proposal for full-time study in Germany. Read the registration requirements and more information here.
It turns out that there are many scholarships in Germany, right? Why not start looking for a study program in Germany, and start your study abroad adventure right now?