Germany Scholarships

Scholarship Name: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Scholarship

Eligibility: Have a university degree, as we do not provide support for bachelor studies

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: All German Universities

Application process: Apply on their website

Website link: https://www.kas.de/en/web/begabtenfoerderung-und-kultur/wen-suchen-wir-2

Total amount allotted: Graduates (master or postgraduate students) receive a monthly scholarship of € 850

Scholarship Name: Heinrich Boll Scholarships

Eligibility: We expect our scholarship recipients to have excellent academic records, to be socially and politically engaged, and to have an active interest in the basic values of the foundation: ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self determination and justice.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs:  –

Application process:
1. Gather information on the application process and the requested documents
2. Register for the online application portal
3. Provide the requested information in the Online Application Portal
4. After uploading all of your documents, submit your application before the end of the application deadline

Website link: https://www.boell.de/en/scholarships

Total amount allotted:  –

Scholarship Name: Goethe Goes Global Scholarships

Eligibility: 

  • Applicants must meet the general country/study curriculum entry requirement.
  • You must demonstrate English language skills and meet the general admission criteria following the country/curriculum in which you studied.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: –

Application process: The scholarship application is part of the application for the master’s degree; you must first launch an application for the chosen program.

Website link: https://www.freestudy.com/goethe-goes-global-scholarship-for-international-students/#:~:text=Here%2C%20you%20have%20a%20fortuitous,you%20through%20your%20master’s%20studies.

Total amount allotted: A monthly scholarship of EUR 1,000 for the regular duration of a Goethe-University master’s program (generally 2 years)

Scholarship Name: DLD Executive MBA Scholarship

Eligibility: All countries are eligible to apply for this application . This scholarship is only available for applicants in leadership positions. Accomplished senior executives in digital, technology, media, advertising, and entertainment or a similar field with a strong professional background, creative mindset, and track record of creative and/or business excellence.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: MBA Programs

Application process: To apply for the opportunity applicants need to take admission in the MBA degree program at Berlin School of Creative Leadership. After taking admission candidates can apply for the opportunity through the given link: https://berlinschool.fluidreview.com/

Website link: https://scholarship-positions.com/dld-executive-mba-scholarship-berlin-school-creative-leadership-germany/2018/04/05/

Total amount allotted: €53,000 in tuition support

Scholarship Name: Deutschland Stipendium

Eligibility: It is a merit based scholarship available to all students with an admission in a German university irrespective of the nationality

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: Various German Universities are participating

Application process: Apply on their website

Website link: https://www.deutschlandstipendium.de/index.html

Total amount allotted: €300 a month are available to highly talented students enrolled at German universities.

Scholarship Name: Heinrich Boll Scholarship for International Students

Eligibility: International applicants have to prove their proficiency in German. Good or very good knowledge of the German language is required (at least B2 Level or DSH2).

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: –

Application process: 

1. Check if you are among the special focus groups in this application round
2. Gather information on the application process and the requested documents
3. Register for the online application portal
4. Provide the requested information in the Online Application Portal
5. After uploading all of your documents, submit your application before the end of the application deadline

Website link: https://www.boell.de/en/scholarships

Total amount allotted: €750 per month plus various individual allowances

Scholarship Name: Einstein International postdoctoral Fellowship

Eligibility: Applications may only be submitted by junior research group leaders, and with the consent of the university management. If individual host institutions have internal deadlines for applications to the Einstein Foundation, applicants should liaise with the contact person at their institution (a list is included below) well in advance.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: –

Application process: 

  • Applicants are required to use the application forms provided by the Einstein Foundation. Applications may be submitted in any discipline by the dates posted on the Foundation’s website. Applications may only be submitted by junior research group leaders, and with the consent of the university management. If individual host institutions have internal deadlines for applications to the Einstein Foundation, applicants should liaise with the contact person at their institution (a list can be found on the Foundation’s website) well in advance.
  • The application for funding must include:
  • A description of the part of the project on which the Einstein International Postdoctoral Fellow will work
  • An explanation of how the work of the Einstein International Postdoctoral Fellow will be embedded in the project as a whole, and of the expected added value for the junior research group
  • A cost plan according to financial year

Website link: https://www.einsteinfoundation.de/en/programmes/einstein-international-postdoctoral-fellows/

Total amount allotted: Applications may also include an item of expenditure of up to € 20,000 per year to cover material resources for the Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow.

Scholarship Name: Deutschland Stipendium National Scholarship Programme

Eligibility: 

  • Both International students as well as German students studying at Germany’s public or state-recognized university are eligible for the funding.
  • Matriculated or will be matriculating students seeking a degree in an undergraduate program or master’s degree program are also eligible.
  • Part-time students and prospective students waiting for admission are also considered eligible. Proficiency certificate in English or German language.
  • Apart from academic excellence, the participating universities also take into consideration students civic engagement and special personal achievements along with social or family background.
  • For more details students may refer to The Scholarship Program Ordinance (StipV) and the Scholarship Program Act (StipG).
  • Note: Doctoral candidates and students at adult education centers or federal universities cannot apply for the scholarship.

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs: –

Application process: Applicants must meet the requirements of the individual institutions. In addition to academic achievement, the criteria for selecting scholarship recipients include social commitment and personal achievements, such as a student overcoming challenges or obstacles in his or her social or family background.

Website link: https://www.deutschlandstipendium.de/de/english-1700.html

Total amount allotted: https://www.deutschlandstipendium.de/de/english-1700.html

Scholarship Name: Kurt Hansen Science Scholarships

Eligibility: 

  • “The scholarship is open to only the applicants from German-speaking countries.
  • Candidates must be looking forward to study abroad or the foreign students who are interested in a study project in Germany.
  • The candidates applying should demonstrate an interest in science teaching and education.
  • The academic excellence of the candidate is taken into consideration and the candidate should have above-average study grades.
  • Should demonstrate a high level of motivation and a compelling individual project idea.
  • The funding is provided for special study courses, summer schools, individual teaching assignments, internships, research classes, Master’s or Ph.D. theses or special projects in STEM education.
  • The scholarship is also provided for training-on-the-job.
  • Postdoc students are ineligible for the scholarship.”

Participating Universities/Acceptable Programs:  –

Application process: Both new students and higher- semester students can apply directly to a university that offers the scholarship programme. The universities will structure the selection procedure, select the successful candidates and use financial support from the Federal Government to approach potential sponsors

Website link: http://www.bayer-foundations.com/en/application-requirements.aspx

Total amount allotted: Students receive 300 euros. Around 150 euro comes from the private sector, and the German government matches that with another 150 euro.

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