2018-2019 Fully Funded to Study in Germany: DAAD University Summer Course Grants Scholarships

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2018-2019 Fully Funded to Study in Germany: DAAD University Summer Course Grants Scholarships
2018-2019 Fully Funded to Study in Germany: DAAD University Summer Course Grants Scholarships

DAAD University Summer Course Grants Scholarships

 

Application Deadline: December 1st 2018

The DAAD University Summer Course Grants Scholarships aims to help students and graduates improve their knowledge of German (general language, special language) and their cultural knowledge of the country.

Requirements:

  • Applications are open to students in Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in any subject area.
  • Bachelor students must have completed at least two academic years at the start of the scholarship period.

What can be Funded

  • The programme funds attendance of language and area studies courses as well as special language / terminology courses that are offered by state or state-recognised German universities and by affiliated language schools.
  • You can find out about course providers and programmes on the DAAD website under: www.daad.de/hsk-kursliste.
  • The courses are taught exclusively in German.

Duration of the funding

  • The courses run for at least 18 teaching days (max. 5 days/week, excluding days of arrival and departure) with a minimum of 25 hours of teaching a week.
  • The grants are non-renewable.
  • The courses usually take place in the period from June to December.

Value

  • One-off scholarship payment of 950 euros; scholarship holders from “Least Developed Countries” receive a scholarship of 1,125 euros.
  • Payment of a country-specific travel allowance (exception: Western Europe), see: travel allowance)
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Please note:
    Course fees and accommodation expenses are usually deducted directly from scholarship payments by the language course provider so that the grant holder is possibly paid only the difference to the full amount of the scholarship by the course provider.
    The above mentioned payments (including travel allowance) will not be transferred abroad.

Selection

  • A selection committee reviews applications
  • The most important selection criteria are:
    – previous academic achievements
    – convincing arguments for choice of study programme and subject
    – knowledge of German

Application Procedure:

The application procedure occurs online through the DAAD Portal.
You are also required to send 1 copy of the “Application summary” (PDF file), which is generated in the DAAD portal after the online application procedure has been completed, by post to the application address.

Application documents

Certificates, proof of credits, certifications and translations may be submitted in non-certified form. The DAAD Head Office in Bonn reserves the right to also request certified copies of the submitted documents.

Documents to be uploaded to the DAAD Portal:

  • Online application form
  • Full curriculum vitae in tabular form (in German)
  • Letter of motivation (in German)
  • Copy of university degree certificate with final grade(s), if available (with German or English translation)
  • Proof of credits of the last two years (in German or in English)
  • Language certificates

To be submitted by post
A recent reference from a university teacher which provides information about your qualifications. Please regard the instructions given on the tab “Submitting an application“.
You are also required to send 1 copy of the “Application summary” (PDF file), which is generated in the DAAD portal after the online application procedure has been completed, by post to the application address.

 

For More Information:

2018-2019 Fully Funded to Study in Germany: DAAD University Summer Course Grants Scholarships
2018-2019 Fully Funded to Study in Germany: DAAD University Summer Course Grants Scholarships

Visit the Official Webpage of the DAAD University Summer Course Grants Scholarships 2018/2019

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