DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Senior, Entering Graduate, Graduate
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers a wide range of highly selective scholarships, grants, and fellowships in Germany for USA and Canadian citizens. There are opportunities for graduating seniors, graduate students, and post-docs.
Signature of Program:
There are many different programs all sponsored by the German government, including summer
research programs, graduate study and mentored independent research.
Amount of Award:
Varies with the program
Applicants must have a well-defined study plan for their time in Germany and be graduates of USA
or Canadian universities. Language ability must be commensurate with the plans for study or
research; 3.5 GPA;
No endorsement required
To find Masters or PhD-level programs in your field see www.study-in-germany.de
For supported degree programs select the grant type “Study for Scholarships for Graduates of All
See also the Research/ One Year entry in the DAAD funding database. For a short-term research (6 months or fewer) see this Research Grants/ Short Term entry in the DAAD funding database.
Those applying for graduate work in the Performing arts will find application instructions and
details here. Those applying for graduate work in Visual arts, design, and film will find
instructions here. Arts grants have their own grant types, timeline, and direct application.
Areas of interest: