Scholarships

Scholarships

Have you always achieved good to excellent results at school and university? Are you highly motivated and socially committed? Maybe you'd be interested in financial support?

Then why not apply for a scholarship?

The scholarships department will happily advise you. You'll be offered information on financial and non-financial support opportunities and their respective application procedures.

Germany scholarship programme (Deutschlandstipendium)

2018 applications

Applications for 2018 are now open and run up to and including Friday, 23 February 2018. For more information, please see the call for applications (in German).

Link to online application portal

Purpose of the scholarship

The aim of the Germany scholarship programme is for Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences to support multi-talented students, who have produced or are expected to produce outstanding results in their course and career. Considering the applicant as a whole should also incorporate social elements, such as notable awards and successes, previous employment, extracurricular commitments such as volunteering, social engagement and involvement in politics or university politics, involvement in religious communities, associations and groups as well as notable personal and family circumstances. Other selection criteria can be found in the Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences guidelines for awarding Germany scholarships.

Amount and duration of the support

The scholarship amount is €300 per month. 50% of this comes from funds from private sponsors and 50% from funds provided by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF).
The length of the support is one year. If the maximum support period (i.e. the end of the standard period of study) hasn't been reached, the scholarship holder can apply again.
A requirement for the scholarship to be granted and extended is that there are private and public scholarship funds available for the period of entitlement.

Number of scholarships

According to legal specifications, the maximum number of scholarships for 2018 is a total of 97 scholarships. This number is subject to sufficient private sponsors providing support for students.

Oskar Karl Forster Scholarship for Books and Learning Resources

2017/2018 applications

Applications for grants from the Oskar Karl Forster Scholarship fund for covering books and learning resources can be submitted up to 16 February 2018 to the Department of Scholarships within the International Office.

The application form and application instructions can be found under > Studium > Stipendien > Neuigkeiten (in German only).

Purpose of the scholarship

Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences awards underprivileged students a one-off grant for procuring books or other learning resources from the Oskar Karl Forster Scholarship fund.

Requirements

  • For bachelor’s degree programmes, the exams of the compulsory introductory and orientation modules in the 2nd semester must have been successfully completed.
  • Master’s students must at least be in the second 2nd semester at HSWT
  • The aid can only be granted to students who are in need.
  • A need is identified if
    • the student receives benefits according to the Federal Education and Training Assistance Act (BAföG) or
    • if the net income of the person obliged to pay maintenance costs does not exceed twice their tax-free allowance according to the BAföG plus their tax-free child allowance.*

Students are not eligible if they have already received study assistance from the Oscar Karl Forster scholarship fund or if they are not enrolled at the time the grant is approved.

Amount of the support

The grant amounts to a maximum of € 500. In accordance with the funds available, the maximum amount can be set lower in order to be able to consider more applications.

Required evidence

After your application is approved, you must provide evidence for your purchases through receipted invoices, which must show the date of purchase and the title of the work. Purchases can be considered up until the end of the respective year of study (14/03).

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Contact (Weihenstephan)

Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
Akademisches Auslandsamt | Stipendien
Weihenstephaner Berg 5
85354 Freising

Gebäude an der Pappelallee (C4) | Raum C4.305

T +49 8161 71-2210 and
T +49 8161 71-3108
F +49 8161 71-2230
stipendium.weihenstephan [at]hswt.de

Contact (Triesdorf)

Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
Akademisches Auslandsamt | Stipendien
Steingruberstraße 2
91746 Weidenbach

T +49 9826 654-108 and
T +49 9826 654-104
F +49 9826 654-4108
stipendium.triesdorf [at]hswt.de

Requirements

Scholarship Programme Law – StipG (Stipendienprogramm-Gesetz - StipG)

Guidelines – Germany scholarship programme

Additional links

Germany scholarship programme (Deutschlandstipendium)

Foundations

Scholarship advice 

Other links to student grants

Many thanks to our sponsors for the Germany scholarship programme

Stiftung
Weihenstephaner Jubiläumsstiftung 1905

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Many thanks to our sponsors for the Germany scholarship programme