The Friedrich Ebert Foundation calls application for Scholarship for International Students. This scholarship scheme offers up to 40 scholarships per year of maximum funding period corresponds to BAföG regulations.
Details of The Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarship
- Funding: Partially Funded
- Open to: International Students
- Country: Germany
This scholarship is for students from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. The candidates’ aptitudes and personalities show excellent promise for an academic or professional career. Moreover, candidates are expected to show commitment to the values of social democracy.
Applicants come from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. Students in any subject area are eligible to apply, if they demonstrate excellent school or academic merit, wish to study in Germany, are committed to the values of social democracy, and live by them. Moreover, scholarships are awarded to highly-performing students and include a comprehensive seminar program to help enhance the candidates’ social competences and academic skills. Individual support by an on-site liaison lecturer is another benefit of the sponsorship. Each year up to 40 students are awarded FES sponsorships.
Benefits of The Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarship
International students receive a monthly base amount of EUR 750 in a Bachelor’s, Diplom, Magister or state examination program or EUR 850 in a Master’s course. In addition, costs for health insurance are funded and scholars with a child receive a family allowance of EUR 276. The scholarship does not have to be repaid.
Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be eligible Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarship
- Outstanding school or academic merit (where required: first graded proofs of academic achievement).
- Social and political involvement and commitment to the values of social democracy.
- Responsible, motivated, reliable individuals are willing to get involved with the Foundation’s network.
- Sufficient knowledge of German, although the courses are held in English. This means a ‘Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang’ of at least DSH level 2, a ‘Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache’ of at least level 4 or a ‘Zertifikat C 1’ by a Goethe Institute.