Scholarships & Grants for Indians to Study in Germany

scholarships_study_in_germany_indian_students.jpgEven though Germany is among the most affordable places for pursuing higher education in Europe, the country offers a wide variety of scholarships and funding opportunities to international students.

While there is always the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) that extends more than 1.3 lakh scholarships to German and international students every year, there are also other private foundations as well as universities that extend scholarships to meritorious and deserving applicants at all levels (undergraduates, graduates, Ph.D or faculty).

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Here's a list of various scholarships in Germany for Indian students.

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Scholarships in Germany by DAAD

  1. Helmut-Schmidt Scholarships for Master’s in Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG)
  2. IIT Master Sandwich Scholarships
  3. Practical Traineeships for Foreign Students of Natural and Technical Sciences, Agriculture and Forestry (IAESTE)
  4. MEL - Master of European Law scholarships for master’s degree programmes (LL.M.) in European Law for graduate students from India
  5. Semester Scholarships for Students of Indian Institutes of Management (IIM)
  6. Study Scholarships in the Field of Architecture
  7. Study Scholarships in the Field of Music
  8. Study Scholarships in the Field of the Performing Arts
  9. Study Scholarships in the Fields of Fine Art, Design/Visual Communication and Film
  10. Study Visits by Groups of Foreign Students
  11. University Summer Courses offered in Germany for Foreign Students and Graduates
  12. Working Internships in Science and Engineering (WISE)

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Scholarships in Germany by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

  1. The German Chancellor Fellowship
  2. Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers
  3. Humboldt Research Fellowships for Post-doctoral Researchers

Scholarships in Germany by the Baden-Württemberg Foundation

  1. The Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM for Higher-education Students

Scholarships in Germany by the Bayer Science & Education Foundation

  1. Carl Duisberg Scholarships
  2. Kurt Hansen Scholarships
  3. Otto Bayer Scholarships

Scholarships in Germany by the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

  1. PhD Fellowships
  2. Travel Grants

Scholarships in Germany by the Evangelisches Studienwerk

  1. Scholarship for Doctoral Students
  2. Scholarship for Students

Scholarships in Germany by the Evonik Foundation

  1. Evonik Scholarships

Scholarships in Germany by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation

  1. Scholarship for International Doctoral Students
  2. Scholarship for International Students

Scholarships in Germany by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation

  1. Scholarship for Doctoral Students
  2. Scholarship for International Students

Scholarships in Germany by Herzog August Bibliothek

  1. Doctoral Fellowships
  2. Post-doctoral Fellowships

Scholarships in Germany by the Ministry for Education, Science and Culture of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania

  1. PhD Scholarships and Caspar-David-Friedrich Scholarships (CDF)

Scholarships in Germany by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation

  1. International PhD Scholarship
  2. Scholarships for Foreign Students

Scholarships in Germany by the Volkswagen Foundation

  1. 'Freigeist' Fellowships
  2. Lichtenberg Professorships
  3. Experiment! – In Search of Bold Research Ideas

Scholarships by German Universities

Also read: Complete list of universities in Germany

  1. Universität Hamburg: Merit Scholarships for International Students
  2. Technische Universität (TU) Berlin: The International Post-Doc Initiative (IPODI)

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