Germany has become a popular destination for foreign students looking for an international education.German Universities offers internationally recognized programs at a relatively cheaper cost compared to UK, USA or Australia. Moreover, there are a significant number of available scholarships that allows foreign students to study in Germany for free.
The Germany Scholarship Program provides financial and non-material support to high-achieving and committed students from all over the world. The Germany Scholarship supports highly talented students at all participating universities in Germany. The scholarship is awarded without consideration of personal or parent income and one’s nationality is not material to award either. The scholarship amounts to 300 EUR per month and is granted for at least two semesters but may be provided for a maximum time which covers the standard period of study.
DAAD is a joint organisation of Germany’s higher education institutions and is responsible for promoting international academic relations, primarily through the exchange of students, academics and researchers. The DAAD scholarship database contains scholarship and funding opportunities for foreign students, graduate students and scientists who are seeking financial support for their studies, research work or teaching assignments in Germany. The database not only lists all the scholarships offered by the DAAD, but also diverse programmes offered by a wide variety of institutions
A number of political and religious foundations in Germany offers scholarships to international students from various backgrounds, interests, and qualifications. Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships is an example of a scholarship offered by a German political foundation while KAAD Scholarships is an example of a scholarship offered by a religious foundation in Germany.
German Universities participate in quite a number of study programs which are funded by Erasmus Mundus Scholarships. The scholarships can finance international students to pursue a participating Erasmus Mundus study program in Germany..