DAAD Research Grants are awarded to highly-qualified candidates who have completed a Master's degree or Diploma, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor's degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research. Eligible applicants include foreign nationals who live in the USA or in Canada - must have been living there for a minimum of one year and have their current residence in the US/Canada by the time of the application deadline. All other foreign nationals may need to apply via a different DAAD office. Application period for short-term research grants are from November 30, 2020 to May 3, 2021. For short-term research grant, monthly payments of 861 (for graduates) and 1,200 (for doctoral candidates and postdocs) are provided. Application requirements include the ff: CV in tabular form (max of 3 pages); list of publications (max of 10 pages), if applicable; extensive and detailed description of the research proposal; schedule of planned research work; letter confirming supervision by an academic adviser in Germany; university degree certificate indicating final grade(s); and other documents which support your application (example: certificates of employment, proof of practical training/internships, etc.). All application documents must be submitted via the online portal except for the reference letter. Please mail the reference form signed by your professor and in a sealed envelope to the DAAD New York Office. Due to the current pandemic situation, applications can be submitted without an application reference.
a graduate student or a postgraduate student
Must not be attending high school currently
Must study full-time
How to Apply
What you'll need:
Other - DAAD Certification of German Language Competency