Where can I get a scholarship?
A scholarship is financial support for students that does not have to be repaid. Scholarships are awarded by organizations promoting talented students, foundations, companies, universities and other institutions.
What are the benefits of a scholarship?
Book money, travel expenses, cost of living – when you think of a scholarship, everyone thinks of financial support. Scholarship programs for schoolchildren, students and doctoral candidates offer much more: Scholarship holders have an advantage through additional educational opportunities and a close network.
How much is the Germany Scholarship?
The Germany Scholarship is 300 euros per month. Private sponsors such as companies, foundations, alumni and other private individuals take on 150 euros of this. The federal government pays the other 150 euros. The Germany Scholarship is paid directly to the scholarship holders by the universities.
Is a scholarship counted towards the BAfög?
Scholarships (and BAföG) (§§ 2 Paragraph 6 No. Scholarship holders of the gifted support organizations are excluded from BAföG. Those who receive another scholarship can generally receive BAföG, but under certain circumstances the scholarship is offset as income against the BAföG requirement.
How many students get scholarships?
Four percent of German students receive a scholarship. One in five of them received the Germany Scholarship from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. They are funded with 300 euros a month.
What percentage of students get BAfög?
In 2016, 40.3 percent of the sponsored students received full BAföG funding and 59.7 percent received partial BAföG funding. Full funding (from 537 to 735 euros per month) is given to students who have already been fully employed for a certain period of time or whose parents only have a low income.
How do you get a scholarship to study?
Usually you have to apply to get a scholarship. How the application process works differs from scholarship provider to scholarship provider. A letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae (in tabular or essay form) and an expert opinion are usually expected.
What kind of average do you need for a scholarship?
There is no general grade point average or numerus clausus to qualify for a scholarship.
Diploma, Bachelor’s and Master’s degree courses Grade points (evaluation) Grade (evaluation) Grade (grading) 12 to 101.7, 2.0 and 2.3 good 09 to 072.7, 3.0 and 3.3 satisfactory 06 to 053.7 and 4.0 sufficient 04 to 004.3, 4.7 and 5.0 insufficient 2
What exactly is a scholarship?
The word scholarship comes from Latin and describes the – mostly financial – support of a schoolchildren, student, artist, athlete or scientist.
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