What is a scholarship in Germany?
The Deutschlandstipendium supports students and first-year students whose careers promise outstanding academic and professional achievements. About eight percent of the scholarships are provided for foreign applicants.
When can I apply for a scholarship?
The grant is based on the size of the budget deficit, with a full grant now amounting to at least CHF 16,000 in 19 cantons. In principle, students up to the age of 36 (beginning of studies) are entitled to grants in the concordat cantons.
How do I apply for a scholarship?
Scholarship providers almost always require a letter of motivation, which must not be longer than two pages. Explain why you fit in perfectly with the ideal values of the foundation and what you hope to gain from the scholarship. Make your goals and career aspirations clear. Many foundations want to see a fully formulated CV.
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