The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is inviting candidates to become a part of the Master’s International Digital Scholarships in Digital. All the talented aspirants can apply for this funding opportunity for the academic session 2023-2024. This new programme enables young people to study a digital master’s degree course abroad. Scholarship holders can study full-time or part-time to enable them to better reconcile their studies and family commitments.
DAAD Master’s International Digital Scholarships, Germany 2023/2024
By applying for this program, all applicants can learn an advanced, innovative, and wide range of knowledge. Students can spend one to two years in Germany for master’s studies.
Application Deadline: Varies according to the course
- University or Organization: DAAD
- Department: NA
- Course Level: Master’s degree program
- Award: A monthly scholarship rate of €812 for full-time studies and €406 for part-time studies travel allowance
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: Varies
- Nationality: International
- The award can be taken in Germany
- Eligible Countries: Europe, CEE countries, SEE countries, Turkey, Caucasus and Central Asia, USA, Canada, Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, North Africa, South/Southeast Asia, Oceania, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, PR China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded for a digital master’s degree abroad.
- Admissible Criteria: Eligible to apply are students or university graduates who have completed at least a three-year bachelor’s degree at a state or state-recognized university in Germany or an accredited course of study at a vocational academy or have an equivalent foreign degree by the time the scholarship begins.
- Your main residence must be in Germany for the entire duration of the grant.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: The application procedure occurs online through the DAAD portal. You are allowed to submit your application for up to two master’s courses. You must write one letter of motivation for both university courses you choose, justifying your first and second priority choice.
- Supporting Documents: Applicants are required to submit the necessary documents are:
- DAAD Application form for Research Grants and Study Scholarships (only electronically editing possible)
- Personally signed letter of motivation (concerning current occupation), a maximum of two pages concerning the current employment.
- IMPORTANT: When applying for more than one postgraduate course (maximum two courses), you have to submit one motivation letter explaining why you are applying for these specific courses and why you chose that priority.
- Personally signed and dated full curriculum vitae including information about the precise field of your studies and, if applicable, a description of job experience
- Acquired university degrees (please attach an explanation of the grading system)
- Transcript of records
- Recent language certificates (German and English)
- One letter of recommendation, signed and recently dated by your current employer, supplemented by an official letterhead, and stamp (not in a sealed envelope)
- Admission Requirements: Applicants should have an undergraduate degree from a recognized university.
- Language Requirement: Proof of language proficiency (several proofs if necessary if there are several target countries) of your current knowledge of the language(s) of instruction or working at your target institution, which is necessary for the successful implementation of your project. If your project includes field research or interviews, proof of knowledge of the national language must also be provided if this differs from the language(s) of instruction and work. As a rule, the proof must not be older than 2 years at the application date. Please submit either the DAAD language certificate form or another language certificate recognized by the DAAD
DAAD will provide all the following study expenses:
- A monthly scholarship rate of €812 for full-time studies and €406 for part-time studies
- Take out accident and personal liability insurance
In addition, other benefits can be granted upon request:
- Tuition grant up to a cap: Please refer to our Important Scholarship Notices / Section D, Item 4 for more information
- Subsidy for a language course (national language or language of instruction or work): Further information
- Childcare grants for children up to 14 years of age living in your household of €160 per child per month
- Subsidies for health and long-term care insurance amounting to 122 euros if free family insurance is not possible
The following benefits can usually be granted up to 3 times a year for attendance phases in blended learning courses:
- Travel allowance depending on the destination country
- a scholarship rate increased by a foreign surcharge depending on the destination country and length of stay
- The conclusion of a health, accident and private liability insurance for the duration of the presence phases
- In the case of a disability or chronic illness: Subsidy for additional costs related to being abroad that are not covered by third parties: Further information
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