Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarship is offered to students from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. The scholarship program is applicable to those who wish to pursue their UG and PG studies in Germany.
Selections are based on two interview sessions conducted by the Foundation. Application deadline for UG students varies, however, PG students can only apply before October 31.
|No. of Scholarships||40|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://www.fes.de/studienfoerderung/other-languages/|
To qualify for the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarship, applicants must fulfill eligibility criteria mentioned below:
The scholarship is NOT available for Second-degree courses, study visits outside Germany, and the final phase of studies and PG in medicine.
Applicants have to apply online for the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarships. Applications should be received no later than :
While completing the form, they must provide proof of German proficiency like C 1, TestDAF.
Applications will be considered on the basis of academic excellence, financial need and social and political involvement in the young Democracy of the Weimar Republic.
Selected candidates will have to go through two individual interviews.
Two reports will be generated based on these interviews and handed over to the AWA.
The final decision will be taken by the AWA. The AWA is an independent body comprising of university lecturers and people from fields of science, politics, art, and media.
Recipients will be notified by AWA and grants will be provided to them.
The Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarships are awarded to students who show excellent academic performance and their social and political involvement.
40 scholarships are awarded to students from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe admitted to German universities.
Selected students will get a monthly scholarship and additional benefits that are given below:
The scholarship holders are expected to be involved in:
At the end of each term, a report will be sent to FES which describes the scholar’s current academic performance and his/her social engagement.