Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarship for International Students

  • Target: International students
  • Benefits: EUR 750 for bachelor’s and EUR 850 for Master’s/Month (40 Awards)
  • Level and Discipline: Undergraduate and master degree in any discipline
  • Host Institution: Any institution – Germany
  • Deadline: No deadline (On-going)

Each year, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarship Program is available for international students who wish to undertaking undergraduate or master degree at a German institution. Up to 40 awards are given every year. Those covering EUR 750 for bachelor’s and EUR 850 for Master’s/Month plus other benefits.

Scholarship Description
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. Scholarships are awarded to highly-performing students and include a comprehensive seminar programme 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.

Award Value
International students receive a monthly base amount of EUR 750 in a Bachelor’s, Diplom, Magister or state examination programme 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.

Level & Area of Studies
Undergraduare or master degree in any area of studies.

Place of study
Any institution in Germany.

Eligibility and Requirements
All applicants must satisfy the academic requirements as follow:

  • admission to study or enrolment at a state or state-recognized higher-education institution in Germany
  • 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

Application Instruction
Please go to the link below to access the application page.

Submission Deadline
Applications are accepted anytime.




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