DAAD Master’s Studies Scholarship for All-Academic Disciplines

Applications are invited to the DAAD Master’s Studies Scholarship for All-Academic Disciplines.

The DAAD scholarship program offers students the opportunity to continue their academic education in Germany with a postgraduate or Master’s degree program completed at a state or state-recognized university in Germany or one year of study in Germany as part of a postgraduate or Master’s degree program with completing the degree abroad.

Duration: 10-24 months


  • Scholarship payments of 861 Euros a month
  • Payments for health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Travel allowance
  • One-off study allowance

Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family
  • Payment of course fees for an online language course after receipt of the Scholarship Award Letter
  • Allowance for a personally chosen German language course during the scholarship period


To be eligible DAAD Master Studies Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Excellently-qualified graduates who have completed a first degree (e.g. Bachelor, Diplom) at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme.
  • ResidE in Germany for longer than 15 months as at the application deadline cannot apply for this scholarship.
  • Applicants’ university degree should not date back more than 6 years at the time of the application deadline.

Application Process

Application to DAAD Master Studies Scholarship for All-Academic Disciplines requires the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation,
  • Academic achievements and duration of studies
  • Information about the preferred Master’s programme,
  • References
  • Proof of language proficiency,
  • If applicable, letter of admission from the German host university
  • A current Transcript of Records with individual grade(s)
  • University degree certificate indicating final grade(s)
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Application Deadline: August 31, 2021.

For more information and application, visit the official site.