Scholarships in Germany

Germany Government Scholarship 2023 for international Students

German Government Scholarship Application

The German Government is now awarding German Government Scholarships 2023-2024 to international students and this article explains how an international student may apply for a scholarship in Germany. Many students from these developing countries apply and are approved for the DAAD scholarship and they get the opportunity to be enrolled in various universities in Germany.

The students are awarded these DAAD scholarships to study courses that are taught in both German and English languages. The DAAD scholarship is however not available for undergraduates and is only for postgraduate students. To be approved for the DAAD scholarship, a student has to show proof of two years of working experience. The courses that are approved under the DAAD scholarship are those that have a duration of more than a year and less than three years.

Coverage and Benefits of German Government Scholarships 2023

DAAD Scholarship covers the following expenses for international students during their course of stay in a German University under the DAAD Scholarship-approved degree program:

    1. Doctorate students get a monthly allowance of 1000 Euros
    2. Postgraduate students get a monthly allowance of 750 Euros
    3. There is also a provision where these students can receive a travel grant
    4. The students also get accommodation for free at the university
    5. Both postgraduate and doctorate students get health insurance coverage
    6. The students get to study for free at a German university

Application Process of German Scholarships 2023

    • Download the application form for DAAD scholarship.
    • Make a personalized CV with your signature.
    • Write a motivation letter and hand sign it.
    • Write a detailed research proposal.
    • Get a recommendation letter from your previous university.
    • Add a referral or experience letter from the previous workplace.
    • Include an English or German language proficiency certificate.
    • Apply for DAAD Scholarship directly to German University.
    • Add supplementary documents to support your DAAD application.
    • Submit an online DAAD Scholarship application and send in hard copies to the University.

The procedure for applying depends on the type of scholarship as well as the chosen program. Detailed information on how to make an application can be found on the DAAD website as well as a list of local contacts that you can use in case you have questions.

What is DAAD?

DAAD is the abbreviation of Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, which is a department of Germany that sponsors scholarships for students to study in Germany.

This simply means that the application is done online. You have to create an account in the DAAD portal after which you choose the scholarship program and then submit your application. You can only submit an application if the application process is still open. To find out the application dates, go to the ‘application procedure’ on the portal.

Which courses are offered under German Government Scholarships?

The scholarships offered by DAAD accommodate all subjects. However, there are some limitations when it comes to subjects like medicine and subject-specific programs. Applicants should go through the scholarship database to choose the specific scholarships aligning with their subject category.

Can you apply for the German Government Scholarship with Hope Certificate?

Yes! you can apply for a German Scholarship with a hope certificate. Candidates with hope certificates are required to attach their documents online including their hope certificate that also mentions the date of their graduation.

Yousaf Saeed

I'm Dr. Engr. Yousaf Saeed, founder of the AScholarship Education Portal. My academic path includes 3 prestigious international scholarships — Australia Awards, CSC, and HKPFS — for my higher studies. I am also an IChemE affiliate whereas I've also worked for companies like Aramco and BYCO oil refinery as an production engineer at the start of my career. I completed MS, and PhD with major research publications in leading SCI journals (details on my Researchgate Profile). This reflects my commitment to educating and therefore i started it for the purpose to guide aspiring international students for find scholarships for their higher education dream. As an experienced educator and mentor, I specialize in navigating the intricacies of research and patent and write useful articles on these topics too.


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  2. I’m interested in studying sociology in Germany. I really want to study in Germany on a full scholarship. I hold an associate of arts degree in education.

  3. I want to study bachelors degree in German how can l get full fanded scholarship..?? Aerospace Engineering

  4. I am interesting in pursuing a PhD in the following areas: Jurisprudence, International Law, International Relations and Law. I will like to know more about these fields of study. I look forward for a guidance and towards having a scholarship.
    Best Regards
    MA International Relations and Conflict Resolution
    BA Political Science (Major) and Communication (minor)
    Diploma in International Relations

  5. Hello dear,
    I’m Abebe Adem from Ethiopia. Currently, I’m a teacher in one of the known high schools in Ethiopia. However, so far I haven’t got a scholarship chance to pursue my education in Masters’s Degree in Life science. Would you facilitate a chance to come to your country for a scholarship?
    Thank you.

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