An application for the Germany Scholarship is possible during defined time spaces only:
Students from 2nd semester onwards:
July 15 to Sept. 15 each year
Sept. 15 to Oct. 15
Please note that the simultaneous claim for several scholarships for high-potentials/gifted students is outruled! The Germany scholarship will not be granted if financial assistance from another organisation topping 30,00 €/month is in existence.
The selection of the scholarship recipients is essentially based on their average grade for their academic work to date (cut-off date: 20th August). For new students on Bachelor and Master programmes, the average grade of the higher education entrance qualification or the entrance qualification for a Master programme is used.
Particular social commitment and the following personal or family circumstances lead to an improvement of the grade up (max. 0.4 points):
The deduction is only made once, even if several of the criteria are met.We would like to point out expressly that the Germany Scholarship will not be awarded if you are already receiving talent and performance-dependent financial support from another institution, exceeding € 30.00 per month.
Online application for students in higher semesters from 15th July to 15th SeptemberOnline application for new students from 15th September to 15th October How can I apply? T
NEW: You can find the application in PRIMUSS - Administration of application
You can find information on issues relating to tax law connected with the Germany Scholarship here.
Your personal data provided here will be treated as confidential and collected and processed exclusively for the selection of suitable applicants and for the implementation of the Germany Scholarship. The legal basis for this is § 10 of the German Scholarship Programme Act (StipG). Under this law, applicants for the scholarship programme are obliged to provide the information necessary for checking the performance and suitability requirements and to submit corresponding evidence. It is up to you which information you provide: tell us what qualifies you for the Germany Scholarship!
We are aware that this information is, in some cases, extremely confidential; some of the information (e.g. about illnesses, migrant background) comes under so-called special categories of personal data in terms of the German Federal Data Protection Act. Your data shall always be treated as confidential and protected with continuously updated security measures, in collaboration with our IT service provider.
If your application is unsuccessful in this selection process, we shall store your data for a maximum of 12 months to make it easier for you to reapply in the next selection process.
In accordance with § 13 of the German Scholarship Programme Act, we are obliged to transmit the scholarship recipients' data to the Federal Statistics Office for the preparation of federal statistics. This is done using a pseudonym, i.e. without disclosing your name.
Your sponsor may like to meet you, in order to invite you to events, if appropriate, or perhaps to offer you an internship. This contact is, however, only possible if you consent to your data being disclosed to the sponsor. This is completely voluntary.
The application period for students
- who are at least in their2nd semester: 15th July to 15th September
- for new students: from 15th September to 15th October.
Please complete the form in your PRIMUSS-Portal and submit it along with a CV in tabular form. Please also provide evidence of special social, family and personal circumstances and evidence of particular social commitment. Please upload the supporting documents for your application. You will be informed of the decision about your application by 30th November at the latest.
You can find the manual here.