Avg. Amount Awarded
December 1 2023
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DAAD University Summer Course Grant


The DAAD University Summer Course Grant aims to help students and graduates improve their knowledge of German (general language, special language) and their cultural knowledge of the country. It provides a one-off scholarship payment of 1,061; scholarship holders from "Least Developed Countries" receive a scholarship of 1,236. Foreign nationals are eligible provided they have been full-time students/scholars in a degree program at an accredited Canadian or US university for more than one year at the time of application. Aside from the online application form, application materials include: CV in tabular form and letter of motivation (both in German); Copy of school leaving certificate (for Bachelor students) or Bachelor degree certificate (for Master students), both with final grade(s), if available (with German or English translation); Proof of credits of the last two years (in German or in English); and Language certificates (with German or English translation, if applicable). In principle, applicants must provide proof of a minimum German language level of A1. Application opens September 15 annually.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMust be at least 18 years old
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time

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Scholarship Contact
Tel: 212-758-3223
Fax: 212-755-5780 Address 871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017