The Germany scholarship holders receive 300 euros per month, private sponsors pay 150 euros, and the federal government contributes 150 euros. The joint responsibility of the state and society for the young generation should be expressed in this way, according to the introduction of the Deutschlandstipendium in the summer semester 2011. More than 24,000 scholarship holders benefit from the funding, and their number is set to increase. The most important questions about the application:
How do I apply?
Students apply directly to their university. There they have to inquire whether they offer a Germany Scholarship and inquire about the respective requirements and deadlines. An overview of the participating universities can be found here.
Who can apply?
Enrolled students at a state or state-recognized university. First-year students can also apply before starting their studies. In general, every degree is eligible for funding. This also includes a master’s or second degree as well as a part-time dual degree.
What is important when applying?
A selection committee of the respective university decides on the award of the scholarship. According to the information, attention is paid on the one hand to good school grades and academic performance. Charitable commitment should also count. And it is rated positively when applicants have successfully overcome obstacles in their own life and education.
How long will the scholarship holders be funded?
Funding is usually granted for a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of the standard period of study. Every year, the university checks whether the criteria are still met.