The DAAD Scholarships are announced every year for International students who wants to pursue undergraduate (BS), postgraduate (MS) and PhD degrees in Germany.

DAAD is an organization jointly founded by the German universities. It is to promote the relations of the German higher education institutions with international universities and arranges exchange programs for academics and students and other international programs and projects.

Eligible for DAAD scholarships are:
  • graduates from all disciplines who want a second Master’s degree or other training
  • young academics who wish to pursue a research project in Germany, as part of their doctoral research. Independent research projects carried out a PhD program may be eligible for funding as well.
  • young academics (in teaching positions) and research scientists who wish to continue
  • graduates of German schools abroad
Selection process and selection criteria

The Selection Committee for the final decision is appointed by the DAAD Executive Committee on the basis of academic and regional factors. The Selection Committee members review the submitted applications, in general, and then judge
  • the reasons given for the application on the basis of their knowledge of the general and academic circumstances in the applicant's country of origin and in Germany,
  • the plausibility and feasibility of the project,
  • the status of preparations for the stay in Germany,
  • how the stay is integrated into the applicant's study pathway or academic career,
  • the applicant's academic qualifications and language skills.
Duration and Amount of DAAD Scholarship for International Students

The duration of the funding period will vary depending on the nature of the research (university level study, PhD-project, independent research, etc.). For students and graduates, the allowance varies between € 715 and € 975 per month. The scholarship amount for postdocs in research and teaching positions is € 1,800. to register.
You must either submit your application to the German embassy in your country of origin, or visit DAAD office branches there.

Application Procedure and application forms for DAAD Scholarships for International Students, Germany can be found on the DAAD International Funding Opportunities Homepage.

Please mention on your application while applying for this scholarship.

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