Universität Hamburg Merit Scholarships 2019/2020 for International Students


Universität Hamburg Merit Scholarships 2019/2020 for International Students

With its merit scholarship program, Universität Hamburg supports outstanding international students and doctoral researchers of all subjects and degree levels who are actively involved in a social or intercultural context. The awarding of a merit scholarship allows recipients to concentrate fully on their studies and gives them the opportunity to develop their skills.

Application Deadline: 15th October 2019

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Germany

Type: Undergraduate, Masters

Eligibility: You are entitled to funding if you:

  • are pursuing an academic degree at Universität Hamburg and have been enrolled in your degree program for at least 2 semesters (master’s students can apply after 1 semester);
  • do not hold German citizenship;
  • are not eligible for the federal student loan scheme (BAföG);
  • demonstrate good to excellent academic performance;
  • will reside in Hamburg during the entire funding period;
  • are in financial need.
    • good to excellent academic performance
    • other verifiable knowledge and capabilities (e.g., presentations, publications, prizes; additional specialised skills); previous funding
    • social and/or intercultural activities (e.g., confirmation of volunteer work)
    • applicant’s need/social situation

    Number of scholarships: Not specified

    Value of Scholarship: The maximum monthly funding sum is €650. Depending on the availability of funding, individual doctoral researchers may be awarded a merit scholarship totaling €1,000 per month (about 3-4 scholarships in each application round).

    Duration of Scholarship: Merit scholarships are awarded for 2 semesters (total of 12 months). It is possible to re-apply for a scholarship after being awarded. The maximum funding period in justified exceptional cases is 3 years

    How to Apply: See link below

    Visit scholarship webpage for details


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