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Scholarship Deutschlandstipendium

Deutschlandstipendium

Each year, Leibniz University Hanover gives out scholarships for two semesters through the Deutschlandstipendium scholarship program. Every scholarship is worth 300 Euros a month.

Applications for 2020/2021

Students at Leibniz University will be able to apply for a scholarship again in the summer. The application period is expected to begin in August of 2020. Students will be able to find the exact dates on this website at an appropriate time. Here, you can also find further information about Deutschlandstipendium at LUH.

HOW DOES THE DEUTSCHLANDSTIPENDIUM PROGRAM WORK?

Source: BMBF 2016

LUH has been a part of the program since 2011 and was since able to give out over 1,000 scholarships in total. Students of all courses of study are eligible as long as their overall study time is still in the standard period of study for their studied subject. In the allocation process, social criteria also are part of the decision, next to academic accomplishments and performance.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Eligible Applicants

Students and admission applicants are eligible to apply for a scholarship. Participants have to be enrolled by the winter term the funding period starts and their study time has to be within the regular period of study of their respective studied subject.

The scholarship is neither related to a student´s nor their parents´ income and does not affect funding according to BAföG.

No applicant ist legally entitled to a scholarship. Please also read the guidelines for Deutschlandstipendium, which you can find on this site in the original version and as an English translation.

 

Application Platform

The application can only be submitted online through the application platform provided by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Applications are only valid if they are submitted through that platform within the application period. On the platform, applicants can also find out which documents are needed for the application and upload them. You will be able to find the link to the platform on this website by the time the application period starts.

 

Required Documents

On the application platform, you will have to submit the following documents:

  • personal data sheet (CV),  

  • for students of Leibniz Universität Hannover: officially issued grades by Akademisches Prüfungsamt (if applicable final degree), which contains the current average grade (a printout of the QIS portal is not sufficient), or

  • for applicants from other universities: officially issued grades (if applicable final degree), which contain the current average grade, or

  • for first-year students: university entrance qualification

  • for applicants with foreign certificates: officially certified translation into German or English, if applicable with conversion into the German grading system,

  • further references to your statements in the application process, e.g. special awards/prices, internship/employment certificates, proof of social or (higher education) political commitment.

You may upload up to three documents in PDF format; the dataset is not allowed to exceed 20 MB.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Richtlinie Deutschlandstipendium ab WS 2018/2019
PDF, 64 KB
English Translation of Deutschlandstipendium Guidelines
PDF, 84 KB

Flyer (deutsch)
PDF, 234 KB
Flyer (English)
PDF, 177 KB
If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us through deutschlandstipendium@zuv.uni-hannover.de