There is a wide range of scholarship programs available for students, but relatively few take advantage of them. You don't have to be highly gifted or poor to receive funding! Find out here which organizations award scholarships and which of these match your personal profile.
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There are hundreds of scholarship programs - but many of them are relatively unknown! Increase your chances by being informed and getting to know lesser-known scholarship offerers. With these databases, you can search for suitable programs fast:
Comprehensive scholarship database with over 2,100 programs
Scholarship database of the Federal German Ministry of Education and Research
Hochschule Offenburg awards Deutschlandstipendium scholarships amounting to 300 euros per month. The scholarships are awarded once a year for the winter semester (funding period one year). All registered students at the University can apply, even before the start of their studies or during their practical semester.
Further information is also available on the website of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research on the Deutschlandstipendium.
This foundation supports talented students in technical subjects who lack the financial means to complete their studies within the standard period of study without appropriate support. Students can apply for a scholarship at the beginning of May and the beginning of November.
To enable you to focus entirely on your studies, Printus GmbH supports students in the Master's program of "Dialog Marketing and E-Commerce" with 500 euros per month. Students can apply at any time.
The Friends of the University support committed students with grants for semesters abroad, project work and final theses.
The Graduate School of Offenburg University of Applied Sciences is offering partial scholarships for international students who have financial issues. All enrolled students can apply until June 11, 2023.
Overview of Institutions Awarding Merit Scholarships
This website offers a quick overview of the major institutions awarding talent- and merit-based scholarships in Germany.
Scholarship programme for Muslim students
Scholarship programme for Catholic students
Scholarship programme for Jewish students
Scholarship Programme for Protestant Students
Politically Affiliated Foundations
Gifted Foundation of the Alliance 90/The Greens Party
The Left Party's scholarship programme for gifted students
Other Scholarships for the gifted
Foundation affiliated with the DGB (Federation of German Trade Unions)
The "Studienförderwerk Klaus Murmann" supports university students and doctoral candidates
Independent, non-denominational and non-political funding institution for gifted students
Funding program for first-year students who have worked in a professional capacity for at least two years before starting their studies
Database of the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft listing non-profit foundations that support university students, including doctoral students
Comprehensive database making it possible to search for smaller scholarship providers. In the subject filter of the search mask, select the subject "Bildung/Erziehung/Studentenhilfe" to retrieve information about scholarships for students.