https://www.daad.org/en/find-funding/graduate-opportunities/study-scholarship/

Application deadline:

Application: November 5, 2018, 2 p.m. PST
Letter of recommendation: November 4, 2018 (postmark)

Eligibility requirements:

  • U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents; foreign nationals if full-time students at an accredited U.S. or Canadian university for at least two years at time of application
  • Seniors or recent graduates (within six years); graduate students enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. or Canadian university. (Students in their first year of master's programs in Germany may apply to fund their second year.)

Award summary and conditions:

  • Graduate study scholarships are granted for one academic year (10 months) with the possibility of a one-year extension for students completing a full degree program in Germany
  • Scholarships must take place during the German academic year (October 1 to July 31)
  • Monthly stipends are approximately €850. DAAD will cover health insurance and provide a flat rate subsidy for travel costs. In addition, limited funds are available for a rent subsidy and family allowance

Application process: online

Application requirements:

  • Signed application form
  • Resume/ c.v.
  • Study proposal (for a master's program or a period of independent study)
  • Letter of recommendation (hard copy) on university letterhead, from a professor in applicant's field of study. (This letter will not be uploaded; it will be sent as a hard copy to DAAD.)
  • Letter of admission to a study program in Germany
  • DAAD language evaluation (form available online)
  • Transcripts 

Recommenders mail letters to:             

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Study Scholarship
871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017

Notification: Recipients will be notified via email mid-April

Faculty Representative: Keith Raether