Scholarships for international students and doctoral students

for Finishing a University Degree

Ulm University offers foreign students degree scholarships.

The scholarships are only awarded to students who have registered their thesis and are financially needy. The scholarships support foreign students at Ulm University, who are nearing graduation and in need through no fault of their own.

The scholarship is awarded once for a period of up to one semester and amounts to 250 to 300 EUR per month.

For application, please submit the following documents:

form: application STIBET (see right column)
form: declaration of financial need (see right column)
Summary of your study records (for example a copy of your transcript) 
• registration certificate of the thesis
• curriculum vitae
Income statement (generally statements of all bank accounts of the last 3 month)
• current certificate of enrolment
• copy of passport or identity card

Application deadlines are 28.02. and 30.09 respectively. Please submit the application at the International Office (helpdesk), Ulm University.

for Emergency Aid

Foreign students at Ulm University, who have not received any other scholarships and run into financial difficulties through no fault of their own, may apply for a matching funds emergency aid.

The amount and duration of the scholarship are based on the relevant situation of the applicant and the available funds. The award and amount of scholarships are decided by the International Office of Ulm University. It is a short-term and one-time funding, not a permanent scholarship. The length of the grant is up to one semester.

Applicants must pursue their studies successfully and be financially needy. The scholarship is awarded once for a period of up to one semester.

For application, please submit the following documents:

form: application STIBET (see right column)
form: declaration of financial need (see right column)
Summary of your study records (for example a copy of your transcript) 
• curriculum vitae
Income statement (generally statements of all bank accounts of the last 3 month) and evidence of financial hardship
• current certificate of enrolment
• copy of passport or identity card

Application deadlines are 28.02. and 30.09 respectively. Please submit the application at the International Office (helpdesk), Ulm University.

for Honorary Commitment of Students and Doctoral Candidates

In each semester Ulm University offers "Scholarships for Students and Doctoral Candidates Honoring Activities for the Benefit of other Students, the University or Society" to support foreign students who will finish their studies in Ulm.

The scholarships are only awarded to senior students who have studied at least two semesters at the university.

The scholarship rewards students who contribute to improving the situation of other students by volunteer activities and individual commitment.

Applicants must pursue their studies successfully and be financially needy.

The scholarship is awarded for a period of up to one semester (a maximum of six months) and amounts to 250 EUR per month.

For application, please submit the following documents:
form: application STIBET (see right column)
Summary of your study records (for example a copy of your transcript) 
• curriculum vitae
Income statement (generally statements of all bank accounts of the last 3 month) and evidence of financial hardship
• current certificate of enrolment
• copy of passport or identity card

Application deadlines are 28.02. and 30.09. respectively. Please submit the application at the International Office (helpdesk), Ulm University.

Completion grants for doctoral students

The International Office awards completion grants for international doctoral students in the framework of the DAAD STIBET programme.

To a limited extent, an initial funding at the beginning of the doctorate as well as a temporary financial support in order to bridge a short period of time without income is also possible.

Funding

Scholarship holders will generally receive a grant for up to 4 months. However, an extension is possible. The monthly stipend amounts to 600-800 Euros.

Eligibility

Doctoral students should preferably be recommended by their supervisors.

Irrespective thereof, international doctoral students, who are enrolled at Ulm university, as well as supervisors of international doctoral students are entitled to submit applications/proposals.

Requirements

Completion grants can only be awarded to doctoral students with a very good performance. Moreover, a successful completion of their doctoral studies should reasonably be expected within one year.

Please note that only complete applications can be taken into consideration.

Funding period/Amount of financial support

The completion grants can be awarded for up to 4 months. The monthly stipend can amount to 800 Euro.

Application

The following documents have to be submitted:

  • Application form
  • CV
  • Motivation letter (reasons for applying)
  • proposal/approval of the supervisor (can be handed in separately)
  • Evidence of past grants/employment contract at Ulm University (if applicable)
  • Admission to doctoral studies at Ulm university

For an extension of your scholarship, please fill out this application form and submit it along with a letter of support of your supervisor.

Applications and further questions can be adressed to Daniel Kanzleiter | International Office | Albert-Einstein-Allee 5 | 89069 Ulm.

DAAD STIBET DR programme

Important note

Only students and doctoral students, who are enrolled at Ulm University, are eligible for the scholarships and grants given above. 

Contact

Jan Rick

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