DAAD-STIBET Scholarship for International Students Germany, 2021

Scholarship Description:

Financed by the STIBET-Programme of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the International Office of TU Dresden is offering Scholarships for Study Completion as well as  Scholarships for Highly Committed Students to highly qualified international students of TU Dresden. Study applicants (applicants for a study place at TU Dresden) who are not yet enrolled at TU Dresden at the time of the scholarship application cannot be supported with these scholarships.

Please note the information concerning data privacy protection for the DAAD-STIBET Scholarship Programme (available in German only).

Scholarships for Study completion:

Who can apply?

  • International students of TU Dresden on the level of a diploma, bachelor, master (except Master´s Programmes taught in English) or state exam student
  • International students of of TU Dresden who study International Master´s Programmes (Master´s Programmes taught in English) are asked to apply only for a Scholarship for Study completion within the frame of the scholarship programme STIBET III – Matching Funds since these funds are exclusively available for international students of International Master´s Programmes.
  • Exchange students, who only study one or two semesters at TU Dresden and do not obtain a degree at TU Dresden, are not eligible to apply for those scholarships
  • Study applicants who apply for a place to study at TU Dresden and who are not enrolled at TU Dresden at the time of the scholarship application cannot be supported with these scholarships
  • Information for doctoral students who would like to apply for a scholarship is available at the Graduate Academy of TU Dresden

Application requirements:

This scholarship can be granted to students with good and very good academic achievements (overall average grade of at least 2.5) and that obtain the final degree within one year (registered for final thesis or achieved at least 75% of credits). The combination of this scholarship with other scholarships (regardless of the amount of the type of the scholarship and scholarship rate) as well as the combination of the scholarship with income exceeding 450 Euros is not possible.

Scholarship rate: EUR 300,- per month

Funding period:
1 April – 30 September (summer semester)
1 October – 31 March (winter semester)

Duration of scholarship:
3 months (maximum until the deadline for the submission of final thesis)

Application Deadlines:
15 March for the funding period 1 April – 30 September (summer semester)
15 September for the funding period 1 October – 31 March (winter semester)

Documents that need to be submitted:
• Application form for a STIBET Scholarship (international students of Master´s Programmes taught in English are asked to apply only for a Scholarship for Study completion within the frame of the scholarship programme STIBET III – Matching Funds )
• Current list of examination results (transcript) issued by the examination office
• Confirmation of the examination office stating the achieved credits as well as the overall average grade (The confirmation has to be submitted by the end of the application period, even if you were not able to obtain 75 percent of credits or to register for final thesis. In that case the confirmation has to be submitted until 15 April for a scholarship in summer semester or until 15 October for a scholarship in winter semester)
Please note that applicants with incomplete or missing application documents cannot be considered for a scholarship.

Please send your complete application documents only digitally as one PDF document (max. 10 MB) using the following e-mail address stipendien.international@mailbox.tu-dresden.de  (except students at IHI Zittau, see below).

We recommend sending your application documents in encrypted form, but encryption is not mandatory. Notes on the encryption of e-mails (optional):

For secure, encrypted sending of your application documents from your private e-mail address, first register with your private e-mail address in the SecureMail portal of TU Dresden (https://securemail.tu-dresden.de/). Then you can send your application documents as an attachment to the above-mentioned e-mail address via the SecureMail portal of TU Dresden.

For secure, encrypted sending of your application documents from your TUD email address (@tu-dresden.de or @mailbox.tu-dresden.de), you first need to apply for a digital certificate. After configuring the digital certificate, send your application documents as an attachment to the above-mentioned e-mail address.

As soon as we receive your application documents, we will send you a confirmation by e-mail.

Students at IHI Zittau have to send their printed paper application exclusively by post to the following address: IHI Zittau, Uta Scheunig, Markt 23, 02763 Zittau. Contact person for IHI students: Uta Scheunig, Head of the Administrative Department at IHI Zittau, Tel.: +49 3583 612-4115, Uta.Scheunig@tu-dresden.de.

Selection and awarding procedures (Scholarship for Study Completion):

The selection committee consists of at least three members of the International Office of TU Dresden. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of a ranking list. The ranking of the scholarship applicants is based on the average grade of the academic achievements. The scholarships are only awarded to students who have achieved either at least 75% of the credits or who have already registered for their final thesis. Additional reasons for rejection: further (domestic or foreign) scholarships during the funding period (regardless of the amount of the scholarship rate), a stay abroad during the funding period (unless the stay abroad is required by the study regulations), the scholarship applicant has already received a Scholarship for Study Completion (e.g. STIBET, GFF), applicants with income from paid employment or social benefits (BAföG) of more than 450,- EUR during the funding period.

Scholarships for Highly Committed Students:

Who can apply?

  • International students of TU Dresden on the level of a diploma, bachelor, master or state exam student
  • Exchange students, who only study one or two semesters at TU Dresden and do not obtain a degree at TU Dresden, are not eligible to apply for those scholarships
  • Study applicants who apply for a place to study at TU Dresden and who are not enrolled at TU Dresden at the time of the scholarship application cannot be supported with these scholarships
  • Information for doctoral students who would like to apply for a scholarship is available at the Graduate Academy of TU Dresden

Application requirements:

This scholarship can be granted to students with good and very good academic achievements (overall average grade of at least 2.5) and a high commitment on international activities at the TU Dresden (voluntary or low-paid), such as mentoring international students, assisting in cultural events or tandem/mentoring programmes. Students can for example participate in the following initiatives or associations (international reference assumed):

University groups at TUDFachschaftsrat des StudiengangsSTURA (Referat Ausländische Studierende)Campusbüro Uni mit KindStudentenwerk Dresden

The combination of this scholarship with other scholarships (regardless of the amount of the scholarship rate) as well as the combination of the scholarship with income exceeding 450 Euros is not possible.

Scholarship rate: EUR 300,- per month

Funding period:
1 April – 30 September (summer semester)
1 October – 31 March (winter semester)

Duration of scholarship:
3 months

Application Deadlines:
15 March for the funding period 1 April – 30 September (summer semester)
15 September for the funding period 1 October – 31 March (winter semester)

Documents that need to be submitted:
• Application form for a STIBET Scholarship
• Current list of examination results (transcript) issued by the examination office
• Confirmation of the examination office stating the achieved credits as well as the overall average grade
• Motivation letter (explanations on nature, scope and duration of commitment on international activities at the TU Dresden)
• Written proof on nature, scope and duration of commitment on international activities at the TU Dresden

Please note that applicants with incomplete or missing application documents cannot be considered for a scholarship.

Please send your complete application documents only digitally as one PDF document (max. 10 MB) using the following e-mail address stipendien.international@mailbox.tu-dresden.de  (except students at IHI Zittau, see below).

We recommend sending your application documents in encrypted form, but encryption is not mandatory. Notes on the encryption of e-mails (optional):

For secure, encrypted sending of your application documents from your private e-mail address, first register with your private e-mail address in the SecureMail portal of TU Dresden (https://securemail.tu-dresden.de/). Then you can send your application documents as an attachment to the above-mentioned e-mail address via the SecureMail portal of TU Dresden.

For secure, encrypted sending of your application documents from your TUD email address (@tu-dresden.de or @mailbox.tu-dresden.de), you first need to apply for a digital certificate. After configuring the digital certificate, send your application documents as an attachment to the above-mentioned e-mail address.

As soon as we receive your application documents, we will send you a confirmation by e-mail.

Students at IHI Zittau have to send their printed paper application exclusively by post to the following address: IHI Zittau, Uta Scheunig, Markt 23, 02763 Zittau. Contact person for IHI students: Uta Scheunig, Head of the Administrative Department at IHI Zittau, Tel.: +49 3583 612-4115, Uta.Scheunig@tu-dresden.de.

Selection and awarding procedures (Scholarship for Highly Commited Students):

The selection committee consists of at least three members of the International Office of TU Dresden. The scholarships are only awarded to scholarship applicants with an average grade of at least 2,5. The requirement for awarding this scholarship is a regular, long-term (at least 6 months) commitment in an international context at TUD (low paid or voluntary) which does not date back more than 6 months. Additional reasons for rejection: further (domestic or foreign) scholarships during the funding period, applicants with income from paid employment or social benefits (BAföG) of more than 450,- EUR during the funding period.

Degree Level:

DAAD-STIBET Scholarship for International Students Germany, 2021 is available to undertake Diploma, Postgraduate, Undergraduate level programs at Germany Universities.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Scholarship Benefits:

EUR 300,- per month

Eligible Nationalities:

International students are eligible.

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