Applicants come from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. Students in any subject area are eligible to apply if they demonstrate excellent school or academic merit, wish to study in Germany, are committed to the values of social democracy, and live by them. Scholarships are awarded to highly-performing students and include a comprehensive seminar programme to enhance the candidates’ social competencies and academic skills. Individual support by an on-site liaison lecturer is another benefit of the sponsorship. Each year up to 40 students are awarded FES sponsorship.
- Admission to study or enrollment at a state-recognized higher-education institution in Germany
- Sufficient knowledge of German, although the courses are held in English.
International students receive a monthly base amount of EUR 750 in a Bachelor’s, Diplom, Magister, or state examination programme or EUR 850 in a Master’s course. Besides, the scholarship covers costs for health insurance, and scholars with a child receive a family allowance of EUR 276.
Deadline: Ongoing. Please visit the scholarship website for more information.