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Do you have the dream to Study Abroad in Germany? The German Government under the DAAD programme is delighted to invite applications For DAAD Scholarships from international students from all the countries of the world for a postgraduate or Master’s degree in Germany. German citizens are eligible to Apply. Read through the eligibility requirements and Apply 

This scholarship programme offers you the opportunity to continue your academic education in Germany with a postgraduate course of study.

The aim of the scholarships is to produce graduates of responsible character with the necessary knowledge and skills for professional and national leadership.

Brief Description

The German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD (German: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) is the largest German support organization in the field of international academic co-operation.

The scholarships offer foreign graduates from developing and newly industrialized countries from all disciplines and with at least two years’ professional experience the chance to take a postgraduate or Master’s degree at a state or state-recognized German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/PhD) in Germany.

What You Need To Know About DAAD Scholarships For International Students

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the largest funding organization in the world supporting the international exchange of students and scholars. Since it was founded in 1925, more than 1.5 million scholars in Germany and abroad have received DAAD funding. DAAD is a private, federally funded and state-funded, self-governing national agency of the institutions of higher education in Germany, representing 365 German higher education institutions.

Level /Field Of Study

The scholarship is available for undergraduate and postgraduate students who wish to study in Germany.

Host Nationality:

The scholarship can be taken in Germany.R ead also if you wish to study outside your home country Simple and Detailed Answers about Applying and Winning a Scholarship.

Eligible Nationality:

This DAAD scholarship is open to All students who want to study in Germany. If you are an international student and you wish to study in UK , this is for you Complete Guide to Getting A UK Tier 4 Student Visa For International Students.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Scholarship payments of 750 euros a month
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding
  • One-off study allowance
  • Applicants who have been resident in Germany for longer than 15 months at the application deadline cannot be considered.

Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  • Contribution towards tuition fees that may be charged by the university (max. € 500.- per semester)
  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family.

DAAD SCHOLARSHIP Duration of the funding

For a postgraduate or Master’s degree completed in Germany:

  • between 10 and 24 months depending on the length of the chosen study programme
  • The scholarships are awarded for the duration of the standard period of study for the chosen study programme (up to a maximum of 24 months). To receive further funding after the first year of study for 2-year courses, proof of academic achievements thus far should indicate that the study programme can be successfully completed within the standard period of study.
  • Applicants who are already in Germany in the first academic year of a 2-year postgraduate or Master’s programme at the time of their application may apply for a scholarship for the second year of study. In this case, it is not possible to extend the scholarship.

For a study period in Germany as part of a postgraduate or Master’s degree completed in a foreign country:

  • usually one academic year; an extension is not possible.

DAAD Scholarships Eligibility

  • Excellently-qualified graduates who have completed a first degree (Bachelor, Diplom or comparable academic degree) at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme.
  • For applicants from artistic disciplines and the field of architecture, the DAAD offers subject-specific scholarship programmes.

Documents to be uploaded to the DAAD portal:

  • Online application form
  • Full curriculum vitae in tabular form (max. 3 pages)
  • Statement about academic and personal reasons for the planned study project in Germany (letter of motivation; 1 – 3 pages)
  • Letter of admission to a study programme; this can be subsequently submitted before the scholarship-supported study programme begins if it is not available at the time of application.

Application Deadline: October Annually

The scholarship usually begins on 1st October, or earlier if the student takes a language course prior to the study programme.




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  1. As a current undergraduate at the Walden University since 2013, I am at the Management & Technology with concentrations in Security & Forensics. I have 13 courses to go with 3.26 CGPA. I require a Scholarship or Grants to complete the course. I will appreciate your support.

  2. Please I am interested in this scholarship, but I don’t know how to apply for it, and I don’t have any idea about it. So please I want a feather details of this scholarship.

  3. Hi,
    I am Nista from Nepal and recently I pursued Bachelors of Pharmacy (4 years) so just joined a job as a Pharmaciest . Looking further study with scholarship, Msc. in the same field,
    kindly assist

  4. Hi I’m Rayyan nd I want to study in South Korea in medical or aviation fields in undergraduate degree program ….. Please help me in finding a fully funded scholarship provided by Korean Government…. ….nd please inform me about Korean scholarships…..updates.. thanks.

  5. I am a Ghanaian with an electrical technician certificate and wanting to pursue an undergraduate in electrical engineering. please I need a scholarship

  6. Hi im Mercy from Kenya a recent graduate I pursued a bachelors degree in Economics and Mathematics .Looking for a masters scholarship in the same program .
    Kindly assist

  7. Hi I’m Eric, a Cameroonian with a Masters in Engineering (MEng) in Environmental Engineering. I’m considering doing a PhD in Germany and i’ll like to find out if with my masters degree from Cameroon i can go directly into a PhD program in the same field or i’ll need to do a one year research master before enrolling. Thank you.

  8. I am Fitsum Amare from Ethiopia I have BSC degree in environmental
    science and graduated from Haromays university. I
    wants to get MS in Environmental Science.

  9. Hey.
    I would like to apply for a DAAD scholarship in a university that offers a masters in agricultural economics.
    Guidance please.
    Thank you


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