2012-03-28 10:34:12
Bavarian State Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts: Award of scholarships
The Bavarian State Ministry is supporting advanced students and young university graduates with scholarships to advance the internationalisation of its higher education landscape. These scholarships are generally awarded for 1 year or 1 semester, whereby the duration of funding can be extended by up to 3 years subject to appropriate performance. The amount of funding is decided in a case-by-case process and is based solely on the respective individual's need.

Target Group
primarily for advanced students and younger university graduates, who are either doing a first professionally qualifying degree course, or who have registered for a postgraduate or Master's degree course at a Bavarian institution of higher education.

Number of Scholarships
The Federal State of Bavaria provides a total of around 1.2 million EUR per year to fund stays abroad and scholarships for foreign students.

The programme awards 1-year and 1-semester scholarships, while extensions of up to 1 year are possible upon application and subject to successful academic progress during the funding term. Funding can be provided for up to a maximum of 3 years.

Scholarship Value

  • Scholarship amount: between 100.00 EUR and 615.00 EUR per month,
  • one-off study subsidies (at least 250.00 EUR) available in cases of particular hardship

Application Requirements

  • academic aptitude,
  • Personal qualification,
  • registration at a Bavarian insititution of higher education,
  • need

For more information please visit the website of the German Academic Exchange Service.

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