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Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung’s Scholarship Program

Last updated: Aug 20, 2021

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Updated Yearly
  • Target: All nationalities.
  • Benefits: Varies; depending on the scholarship
  • Level and Discipline: Undergraduate, master or PhD degree in any discipline
  • Host Institution: Any university – Germany
  • Deadline: 1 April and 1 October every year.

Scholarship Description

The Scholarship Department of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung awards financial grants to highly-qualified undergraduate and doctoral students from Germany and abroad who evidence high levels of social and political engagement. In granting scholarships, the Stiftung seeks to counteract the social, political and gender discrimination prevalent in our society, and therefore gives preference to applications from women, students of non-academic and migrant backgrounds, the socially needy, and people with disabilities who demonstrate comparable achievements and commitment. Applications from undergraduate and doctoral students from scientific and technical disciplines are actively encouraged, as well as from graduates of technical colleges.

Eligibility and Requirements

All applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • High scholarly and professional qualifications (proof of above-average academic achievement at school and/or university)
  • Political and social engagement in line with the aims of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
  • German language proficiency (B2 level or above)
  • Personal/family background

Applicant’s Nationality

Scholarships are awarded to eligible students from all nationalities. Hoverer, certain scholarships only open to students from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon, Tunisia, Yemen, Jordan, Morocco and Iraq

Application Instruction

Interested candidates can proceed to detailed instructions on application procedure of this Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung’s Scholarship Program through the link provided.


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