Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarships 2023/2024
Applications for the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Scholarships is ongoing and open for interested applicants. The scholarships are open to students from Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America who wish to pursue their Undergraduates and Postgraduate in Germany.
This scholarship is fully funded and a funding up to EUR 861/month plus Other allowances are given to qualified Undergraduates and Postgraduate candidates. This program is sponsored by DAAD/Friedrich Ebert Foundation. Each year up to 40 students are awarded FES sponsorships. Students with a child receive a family allowance of 276 EUR. Students in any subject area are eligible to apply, if they demonstrate excellent school or academic merit, wish to study in Germany.
DAAD is a private, federally funded and state-funded, self-governing national agency of the institutions of higher education in Germany, representing 365 German higher education institutions (100 universities and technical universities, 162 general universities of applied sciences, and 52 colleges of music and art) . The DAAD itself does not offer programs of study or courses, but awards competitive, merit-based grants for use toward study and/or research in Germany at any of the accredited German institutions of higher education. It also awards grants to German students, doctoral students, and scholars for studies and research abroad. With an annual budget of 522 million Euros and supporting approximately 140.000 individuals world-wide, the DAAD is in fact the largest such academic grant organization worldwide. The organization was founded on 1 January 1925 but closed down in 1945, only to be re-founded again in 1950.
The Friedrich Ebert Foundation is a German political party foundation associated with, but independent from, the Social Democratic Party of Germany. Established in 1925 as the political legacy of Friedrich Ebert, Germany’s first democratically elected President, it is the largest and oldest of the German party-associated foundations. It is headquartered in Bonn and Berlin, and has offices and projects in over 100 countries. It is Germany’s oldest organization to promote democracy, political education, and promote students of outstanding intellectual abilities and personality.
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The scholarships are open to applicants 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 and wish to study in Germany.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): DAAD/Friedrich Ebert Foundation.
Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships
Scholarship Worth: Funding up to EUR 861/month plus Other allowances.
Slots: Up to 40 scholarships per year
Study Level: Undergraduates and Postgraduate
Target Group: Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America
Requirements and Eligibility Criteria for Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarships 2023:
- Applicants from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe are eligible.
- The academic excellence of the candidates is taken into consideration.
- Candidates should wish to study in Germany and should be committed to the values of social democracy.
- Highly-performing students are preferred, with enhanced social competencies and academic skills.
- Eligible Subjects: Students in any subject area are eligible to apply, if they demonstrate excellent school or academic merit, wish to study in Germany.
- English Language Requirement: Not a necessary requirement.
Scholarship Value and Benefits
- International students receive a monthly base amount of EUR 861.
- 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.
- The number of awards available is 40
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Application Procedures for the 2023/2024 Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarships (how to apply):
To apply for the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Scholarships, follow the below steps;
- First, visit the DAAD scholarship database to confirm your country-specific requirements thus;
- Select your status and your country of origin to know if you are eligible to apply for the programs
- If your status and/or country of origin is not included in the list, you cannot apply for this scholarship program.
- Access all application forms and further information necessary to submit your application
- It is recommended to use browser with language options (e.g. Google Chrome, Firefox etc) as the default language of the application page is in German.
Application Deadline: Timeline varies, check here for details of specific timelines
For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.