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.
Scholarship advisor Jacqueline Obermann offers you individual support in your search for scholarships. Feel free to arrange an appointment by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (0781-205-4844).
You can also use the online advising service in Moodle: Here you will be guided individually in searching for a scholarship, from the first overview of scholarship offerings to your actual application.
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:
Scholarship database of the Federal German Ministry of Education and Research
Scholarships for Offenburg University Students
Hochschule Offenburg awards Deuitschlandstipendium scholarships amounting to 300 euros per month. The scholarships are awarded once a year for the winter semester (funding period one year, next application deadline: 29 July to 25 August 2019). All registered students at the University can apply, even before the start of their studies or during their practical semester.
Deutschlandstipendium official website
This foundation supports talented students in technical subjects who lack the financial means to complete their studies in the standard time period without corresponding support. Students can apply for a scholarship in early May and early November.
The next application deadline (for a scholarship starting in the summer semester 2020) is the beginning of November 2019 (the exact date will be announced soon).
With the Südweststipendium, Baden-Württemberg companies in the metal and electrical industries support students of technical and natural-science study courses.The Südweststipendium offers at least 1,000 euros for one year, plus additional insights into professional practice through internships, cooperation with final theses or trainee activities, and the opportunity to get to know potential employers ahead of graduation and attract companies' attention.
For more information and application: www.suedweststipendium.de
The Zonta Club Offenburg/Ortenau District awards scholarships to female students of Offenburg University, especially those enrolled in a technical field.
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.
Talent- and Merit-Based Scholarships
Overview of Institutions Awarding Merit Scholarships
This website offers a quick overview of the major institutions awarding talent- and merit-based scholarships in Germany.
Politically Affiliated Foundations
Foundation affiliated with the DGB (Federation of German Trade Unions)
The "Studienförderwerk Klaus Murmann" supports university students and doctoral candidates
Independent, non-denominational 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
Non-Profit Foundations - Databases
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.