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DAAD Scholarships 2023 Online Application Submission, Requirements, and Procedure: FAQs

DAAD Scholarships 2023 Application Requirements Frequently Asked Questions

DAAD Scholarships 2024-2025 is now open for international students to submit their applications for admissions into German Universities for the academic year of 2023.

If you are interested in applying for the DAAD scholarships 2023 then you should read this as well. Attached herewith you will find important information as well as the FAQs and their answers addressing what you need to know about the entire process.

DAAD Scholarships 2023 Application Requirement

    • The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in hand and it should be at most 6 years old.
    • The applicant should have at least 2 years of work experience in his field.
    • The requirement of German or English Language totally depends on the degree program the student is opting for.

Steps to Apply for DAAD Scholarships in 2023:

  1. Get the application form for the DAAD scholarship and fill it up with the asked credentials.
  2. Get the Europas Specimen form and make your CV which must be hand-signed.
  3. Along with the present occupation reference, the candidate needs to get a Motivation letter which should also be hand-signed.
  4. If the university asks for a Research proposal then provide it.
  5. You should also provide a Recommendation letter which you received from your previous university.
  6. Experience letter from the head under which you had been working.
  7. A letter of guarantee for re-employment after completing the studies and returning to the respective country (Not Mandatory).
  8. Proof for English proficiency. Tests scores that are accepted are as follows:-
    *German Language: For programs carried in German it’s an important requirement.
    *IELTS: Check the website of each university to get the info regarding the band score requirement.
    *TOEFL Institutional isn’t acknowledged.
  9. Search and apply for programs that you would like to undertake in Germany that come under the DAAD scholarship.
  10. After you have all the required documents mentioned above, we recommend you search for other extra documents that are required for the program that you are opting for.
  11. Universities may take the required documents either online or through postal service or both ways. Check for that on their website.

You can submit your application to the German universities as it is open now and you can also search for the DAAD Scholarship in these universities easily.

Questions related to DAAD Scholarship Requirements

  • The online/distance or part-time course programs are eligible for DAAD Scholarship funding?

You are not eligible. The DAAD scholarships are only awarded to those willing to take a full-time course with compulsory attendance.

  • German Language Requirements for DAAD Scholarship application?

In submitting your applications, it is imperative that you give evidence about your proficiency in the language used for instruction. These include German and English. However, not all programmes demand a general language level before you get the scholarship. Applicants are required to go through the “Application requirements” category to inform, their application.

  • Can I enroll in an e-learning German language program?

Yes. There is the provision to learn German in online courses through platforms like Goethe-Institute, Deutsche-Uni Online (DUO) among others that offer special online courses in German. If you happen to be a scholarship holder and your funding goes over half a year then the program also sponsors one of your DUO modules.

  • What Subjects or courses are offered under DAAD Scholarship?

The scholarships offered by DAAD accommodate all subjects. However, there are some limitations when it comes to subjects like medicine and subject-specific programmes. Applicants should go through the scholarship database to choose the specific scholarships aligning with their subject category.

  • Are there any age limitations to apply for a DAAD scholarship?

No specific age limits are set. Isolated cases exist where requests are made by international associates. In certain scholarships, it holds that a specified duration should have passed since the applicant’s last degree. www.funding.guide.de says it all.

  • Under what circumstances you may be eligible for a delaying study in Germany? 

Sure. Applications can go through if they meet the following specifications that may have delayed their studies.

  • Pregnancy or childbearing
  • Mandatory military service
  • Disease or disability
  • Taking care of dependent relatives

Other circumstances can also be considered but then they would have to be justified and substantiated with material evidence.

  • Can I apply for the DAAD scholarship on the hope certificate?

Definitely yes! For the programmes that require a first university degree, the applicant can apply in their final year of study. S/he also has to meet the academic qualifications as stipulated in the Call for Applicants by the time the application starts. Thereafter, the applicants’ degree certificate must be submitted before the period of funding starts.

  • If I reside in Germany, do I still qualify to apply for DAAD Scholarship?

Of course yes. If the requirement is to be in Germany for up to 15 months by the day the DAAD Scholarships applications close and the Call for Applications make no additional demands.

  • If I am not as of now, residing in my country of origin. Do I still stand eligible for DAAD Scholarship?

This condition may allow applicants to apply for the DAAD Scholarship if the following clauses are satisfied:

  • You want to go for a short-term scholarship of at most half a year. You must have resided there for at least 12 months.
  • In case you want to come to Germany for more than half a year, you must also acquire your last degree in your country of residence

  • Students already studying in Germany apply for a DAAD Scholarship program?

Yes, International students who are studying in German universities can still apply for the DAAD scholarships. The programmes that are eligible for funding for those students who are already in German universities are available on the DAAD website.

Yousaf Saeed

Yousaf is known as a scholarship specialist in South Asian universities where he delivers lectures on scholarships related matters and we are happy to have him in our team because his knowledge about study abroad opportunities is very helpful for students. He also won three funded funded international scholarships through which he got his undergrad, masters and Phd studies completed with good impact factor score on researchgate.

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  1. I have completed my graduation from Rajasthan Technical University,kota. In india bachelor’s degree take 4 years and to get daad schloarship one should have done around 6 years degree.
    could i know what can i add further for 2 years as i am fresher?

    1. You must need at least 2 years of professional experience in order to become eligible to apply for DAAD German Scholarship.

  2. Dear sir/Madam,
    I am currently working in one of the microfinance for 9 years now and I am very much interested in this scholarship but the thing is that I have working experience but qualification is xii standard only.
    I would like to know I am eligible or not for this scholarship .

  3. I am graduate of prosthetics and orthotics and I have one year work experience as I just completed my one year compulsory youth service in my country Nigeria. Am I eligible to apply for DAAD’s scholarship?

  4. Hello Sir
    I am rahad from Bangladeah i have complete my BSc in textile engineering in 2019 also i am having a job from 2016 in garments company, now i want to do MBA program in Germany am i eligible for the schlorship?
    Please reaply me.

  5. I’m very much interested in this scholarship. I have a Marketing career in México City . I check in ANABIN list and my carreer is Knowledge in our sistem with +4 . I’m want to continue my carreer degrees. My sister live in Berlin since 15 years old and I have since 2 years learn Deutsch language. In 3 more months I’m going to made my B1Certificate in Goethe’s Institute. My area is actually develope an App. Do you have something in this area? Thanks for your time.

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