Daad Newyork-Undergraduate Scholarship


Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.


Each year, an independent selection committee of academics and international education experts is assembled to select the Undergraduate Scholarship grantees. This committee is looking for students who: * are currently second and third year students and will be in their third and fourth year during their stay in Germany * are seeking DAAD support for a 4-10 month period in Germany during the German academic year. * possess outstanding academic records and personal integrity, as evinced by both their grades and letters of recommendation. * are US or Canadian citizens or permanent residents thereof. Foreign nationals are eligible if they have been full-time students at an accredited US or Canadian university for more than one year at the time of application and will return to the US or Canada after the scholarship period to complete their Bachelors degree. * have well-defined study, research or internship plans for their stay in Germany. * submit the DAAD language evaluation form with their application, although German language competency is not mandatory. * demonstrate an interest in contemporary German and European affairs and who explain the significance of their project in Germany to their future studies, research or professional goals. * are enrolled, full-time students in an undergraduate degree-granting program at an accredited North American college or university.


The application form must be completed online. You must send: * the ORIGINAL PRINTOUT of the application WITH YOUR SIGNATURE * our supplemental documents and materials * and 3 ADDITIONAL COPIES OF EVERYTHING Submit all pages in one package (NO STAPLES, BINDERS, or FOLDERS) to the DAAD New York office. Be sure to submit all materials and the correct amount of copies of each. Do not staple or bind any part of your application! Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. Please disregard the last page of the online application, entitled Information regarding your application. The information relevant to your application includes supplemental documents listed below, as well as the instructions DAAD New York provides in the Online Application Guidelines and the Instructions for Completing the DAAD Online Application. Applicants do NOT need to submit a photo. Your paperwork should be in English or French (if you are Francophone Canadian), not in German.


Application Deadline All applications for the academic year 2011/12 must be postmarked by January 31, 2011. For More details: http://www.daad.org