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DAAD Undergraduate award in Germany, 2017-2018

Applications are invited for DAAD undergraduate scholarship available for full-time students who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree-granting program at an accredited North American college or university. financial aid positions will be awarded for currently second and third year students and will be in their third and fourth year during their stay in Germany. Scholarships may be granted for a minimum of four (one semester) and a maximum of 10 months (one academic year). Recipients will be awarded a monthly stipend of approximately € 650, plus additional funds to help defray travel and research expenses as well as health insurance. The application deadline is January 31, 2016.

Study Subject(s): The studentships are open to all subjects.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate study.
Scholarship Provider: DAAD
Award can be taken at: Germany

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Eligibility: Each year, an independent selection committee of academics and international education experts is assembled to select the Undergraduate Scholarship grantees. This committee is looking for students who:
-are currently second and third year students and will be in their third and fourth year during their stay in Germany
-are seeking DAAD support for a 4-10 month period in Germany during the German academic year
-possess outstanding academic records and personal integrity, as evinced by both their grades and letters of recommendation
-have well-defined study, research or internship plans for their stay in Germany
-submit the DAAD language evaluation form with their application, although German language competency is not mandatory
-demonstrate an interest in contemporary German and European affairs and who explain the significance of their project in Germany to their future studies, research or professional goals
-are enrolled, full-time students in an undergraduate degree-granting program at an accredited North American college or university
-will return to the US or Canada after the program period to complete their bachelor’s degree

Open for International Students: US and Canadian students and international students in Canada and USA may apply for this application program.

Description:  Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for programmes funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. The studentships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Scholarships may be granted for a minimum of four (one semester) and a maximum of 10 months (one academic year). the program periods must take place during the German academic year, i.e. October 2016 – July 2017)

What does it cover? Recipients will be awarded a monthly stipend of approximately € 650, plus additional funds to help defray travel and research expenses as well as health insurance.

Selection Criteria: An independent committee made up of German university teachers is responsible for making the final decision. Important selection criteria are description of proposal and reasoning – for study or research stays and course of continuing education: a convincing and well-planned project. For structured study programmes or language and short courses: a well justified choice of course. Academic achievements Additional documents that prove academic suitability or provide information about extracurricular activities will also be considered in the assessment.

Notification: Applicants will receive notification of acceptance in May 2016.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online. Applicants have to submit the following documents-
-Original printout of the online application form with your signature
-Resume
-Project Proposal
-Two Letters of Recommendation (no more, no less)
-Statement of Support and Credit Eligibility
-One of the following: Acceptance into Study Abroad Program, Exchange Program, letter by mentor or invitation from a German university
-Transcripts (for the Undergraduate program only college transcripts!)
-Language Evaluation Certificate (Sprachzeugnis).
All applicants are required to submit this, even if your study program is in English. Submit a total of FOUR SETS (1 original, 3 photocopies) of all the application materials; each set should be collated in the order listed above. You have to submit at least one sealed document of each of your original recommendation letters and official transcripts. Submit all documents in one package. Please disregard the last page of the online application, entitled “Information regarding your application.”

Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 31, 2016.

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3 comments

  1. Tresor Kalonji says:

    I would like to find out more about this application , and I am wondering if this application can help me further my study in Nursing and other related Medical studies.Can you please specify to me the way forward to apply for this kind of scholarship ?
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  2. Solomon Haile says:

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    Thanks
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  3. Yaregal Melese says:

    I am Yaregal Melese from Ethiopia. Now I would like to request to learn further education in any business related field.

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