Scholarships in Germany

Introduction

  • Germany is one of the cheapest study destinations and has an exquisite international reputation in education.
  • Apart from this, numerous scholarships are offered by universities in Germany.

Types

Government-funded scholarships in Germany

  • DAAD Scholarships: DAAD offers scholarships to international students at all degree levels.
  • Erasmus: The largest provider of scholarship, Erasmus offers grants for students participating in exchange programs.

Non-government scholarships in Germany

  • Alfred Töpfer Foundation
  • Einstein International Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Heinrich Böll Scholarships for International Students
  • Humboldt Research Fellowships for Postdoctoral Researchers
  • Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Scholarships
  • Kurt Hansen Science Scholarships
  • Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowships (IIF) for Developing Countries
  • Mawista Scholarship
  • Deutschland Stipendium
  • The Helmholtz Association

University-specific scholarships in Germany

  • Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS)
  • DRD Scholarships for Sub-Saharan Africans
  • Frankfurt School of Finance and Management Doctoral Tuition Waivers
  • FRIAS Cofund Fellowship Programme for International Researchers
  • Hamburg University of Applied Sciences Masters Scholarships
  • HHL International MSc Scholarship for Effective and Responsible Leadership
  • Humboldt University International Research Fellowships
  • International Doctoral Positions at Graduate School of East and Southeast European Studies
  • International PhD Fellowships at Max Planck Research School for Ultrafast Imaging and Structural Dynamics
  • KAAD Scholarships for Developing Countries
  • Kofi Annan MBA Scholarships for Developing Country Students
  • Ulm University Scholarships for International Students
  • Universität Hamburg Merit Scholarships
  • RWTH Aachen University Scholarships

How to apply

Follow the below three steps:

  • Ask your school/college/institutions for various scholarship programs being offered
  • Check your eligibility criteria
  • Download correct forms and apply