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How to apply for DAAD Scholarship in Germany?

DAAD scholarship Germany
Written by Waqas Muhammad

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) Scholarship in Germany provides study opportunity to students from developing countries. A large number of international students are recruited for DAAD scholarships to study in German universities. The wide range of degree programs taught in English and German languages are being offered to DAAD scholars. This scholarship is open for post graduate degree courses. Two years of professional work experience is the basic requirement to apply for DAAD scholarship program. The duration of the course studied under DAAD scholarship coverage must have to be more than 12 months and less than 36 months.

DAAD Scholarship Stipend and benefits

After winning this scholarship, you will get an opportunity to study in Germany. You will also receive a monthly stipend to support your living expenditures, health insurance allowance and some travel grant. The list of benefits provided by DAAD scholarship are as follows:

  • Monthly stipend of 750 Euros to be given to Post graduate students
  • Doctoral degree course students will receive 1000 Euros stipend every month
  • Both masters and doctoral degree course students will get insurance and health coverage
  • Both masters and doctoral program students may receive travel grant
  • Free education in German universities
  • Free accommodation inside university dorm facility

Please watch Application process video by pasting bellow text in Youtube Search:
DAAD Scholarship Germany Application Process – How to apply for DAAD Scholarship?”


DAAD scholarship Application Requirements

  • Applicant must have completed bachelor degree not more than 6 years old
  • DAAD scholarship is given to the students who have at least two years of proven work experience
  • English or German Language requirement depends on the choice of your degree course

11 Steps to Apply for DAAD Scholarship

  1. Download DAAD scholarship application form and fill it with your credentials
  2. Download Europas Specimen form and make your hand signed CV
  3. Get a hand signed Motivation letter with current occupation referenced
  4. If there is a Research proposal requirement specified by University then provide it
  5. You have to get the Recommendation letter from university you last attended
  6. Professional experience letter from your last employer
  7. A guarantee letter of re-employment when you will return back to your country after completion of education (Optional)
  8.  English proficiency proof, following tests scores, are acceptable
    – IELTS: Band score requirement can be as per university and program requirement as listed on university websites
    – German language: Mandatory requirement for German taught degree courses
    – TOEFL Institutional is not accepted
  9. Find the degree courses you wish to study in Germany under Daad scholarship and apply directly to the University
  10. After completion of above-stated documents, make sure you also find out what extra documents are required for your desired degree program
  11. Apply directly to the university and it depends if university requires an online application, documents by postal service or via both ways
    – Admission applications in German universities are now open as per official notice of DAAD scholarship.

About the author

Waqas Muhammad

Muhammad Waqas is mentoring new students to win scholarships since long time. He realized the fact that it is essential to create a platform where students can find authentic opportunities to apply for and ask questions regarding any relevant matters.

17 Comments

  • Thanks waqas bro….can i get schollership without 2 years work experience??for daad. 2 years duration s very long…

  • 1_Thanks .sir i am a 7th semester student and want to study in germany for masters degree .can i appy now or apply after completing my bachclors degree ?

    • You have to complete your degree first and then gain 2 years of work experience before applying for DAAD scholarship.

    • You must have proven 2 years of work experience letter to attach it with your application for DAAD scholarship.

  • Great initiate, Waqas.
    I have already got admission in the German University for winter semester 2017 starting from October. Could you please guide me what next steps do I need to follow now?

    • You can contact your university admission office and supply them DAAD scholarship forms, maybe they will consider you for this scholarship.

  • Hi waqas!
    I would like to know that if a husband is already a student in germany and he would like to apply a scholarship for her wife (16yrs studies having more than 3 years teaching experience) for post graduate degree. is she eligible to apply?? i would really appreciate the help.
    Thanks

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