D.A.A.D (German Academic Exchange Service) Grants for Study and Research in Germany

An agreement between the D.A.A.D (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst, or German Academic Exchange Service) and Harvard University provides Harvard graduating seniors, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows the opportunity to apply for study or research scholarships in Germany.

Applicants in all academic fields are welcome to apply. Applicants should have a well-defined study or research project that makes a stay in Germany essential. Applicants in the arts, humanities, and social sciences should have a strong command of the German language.

Study Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified graduating seniors, graduate students, and recent Harvard University graduates of all disciplines to do independent study or to undertake a full Master's degree in Germany.

Research Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified doctoral candidates (Ph.D. candidates and other doctoral degrees) and post-doctoral fellows who wish to pursue research at German universities, institutes, or archives.

The fellowship includes consists of a monthly stipend ranging from approximately $900 to $1,205, a study/research subsidy, an extra baggage subsidy, a travel subsidy and health, accident, and liability insurance.

The D.A.A.D maintains a detailed website describing their program and criteria for selection at www.daad.org*. For more information, including information about the multi-step application process at Harvard, please see the program guidelines.

Deadline : October 15

* Students should not submit applications directly to the DAAD, as Harvard applicants will need to go through an internal selection process at Harvard.

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