Study Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified graduating seniors and graduate students of all disciplines to provide the opportunity to study in Germany, or complete a postgraduate or Master’s degree course and obtain a degree from a German higher education institution.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants in all academic fields are welcome to apply. For study in the fields of dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, or veterinary medicine, contact DAAD for special guidelines.
Graduating seniors applying for this program must be enrolled full-time at an accredited university at the time of application.
Foreign nationals must have studied at an accredited US or Canadian university for at least two years.
All foreign nationals must contact DAAD New York before applying to determine their eligibility status.
Applicants are requested to have a well-defined study project that makes a stay in Germany essential.
Preference will be given to applicants who have been invited by a faculty member at a German university to study at a particular university department.
Applicants in the arts, humanities and social sciences should have a good command of German.
Applicants may not hold a DAAD grant and a grant from another German or German-American organization/German-Canadian organization concurrently for the same project.
Prior recipients of a DAAD grant should contact DAAD New York before applying to determine their eligibility status.
Terms of Award
Graduate study scholarships are granted for one academic year (10 months) with the possibilityof a one-year extension for students in degree-granting programs to complete a full degree course in Germany.
Scholarships must take place during the German academic year (October 1 to July 31).
A very limited number of scholarship holders who receive seven- to 24-month grants may be awarded a two-month language course grant.
Monthly stipends range from approximately €715 to €795, depending on the level of academic advancement.
The monthly stipend for artists and musicians is €715.
In addition, DAAD will cover health insurance and and provide a flat rate subsidy for travel costs.
November 15: for applicants (outside the fields of music, visual arts and performing arts) who wish to study during the upcoming German academic year.
November 1: for all applicants in the fields of music, visual arts and performing arts who wish to study during the upcoming German academic year.
For further details, and application materials, contact: DAAD Study Scholarships for Foreign Students in USA