Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
A stipend of €300 per month to study Bachelor's or Master's degree programs at a German university
Who: Students starting or already enrolled in university
The Deutschlandstipendium supports highly talented students at all participating universities in Germany. The scholarship is awarded without consideration of personal or parent income and one’s nationality is not material to award either.
In addition to academic achievement, the criteria for selecting scholarship recipients include social commitment and personal achievements. Examples of this include students overcoming challenges or obstacles in his or her social or family background.
The Deutschlandstipendium is awarded by individual universities. Thus, applicants must meet the requirements of the individual institutions.
An interactive map on the scholarship's website shows which universities offer this scholarship program.
The scholarship provides €300 per month to each winner. However, because the scholarship is awarded by individual universities, this means that some universities can go above and beyond this and also provide non-financial support such as mentoring programmes, networking events and internships.
Funding is normally granted for at least two semesters but may be provided for a maximum time which covers the standard period of study. At intervals of two semesters the university reviews whether the scholarship holder still meets the award criteria and whether private funding will continue to be available.