Study Scholarships - Master Studies for All Academic Disciplines

Awarded by : DAAD

Updated on Feb 03, 2023
Tanuj Kumar

University Research Analyst

Study Scholarships - Master Studies for All Academic Disciplines

  • Applicable for

    All universities in India +238 more

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 83,023/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Apr 2023 +1 more

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • DAAD scholarships offer graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study
  • This scholarship programme offers you the opportunity to continue your academic education in Germany with a postgraduate course of study.


Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree, Masters Diploma, Masters Certificate

This scholarship is applicable for all universities in India, USA, UK, Australia, Singapore +234 more

  • Applicable for Master Studies for All Academic Disciplines

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Euro 934 => Rs 83,023

Conversion rate used: 1 Euro = Rs. 89.04 (last updated 17th April 2024)

Scholarship amount will be given: Monthly

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ×Not covered in scholarship
Living Expense Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses Scholarship amount can be used for this
Spouse/Child Care Scholarship amount can be used for this
Health Cover Scholarship amount can be used for this
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • A monthly payment of 934euros
  • Travel allowance
  • One-off study allowance
  • Receive a flat rate of € 460; for all other countries the grant is € 260)
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover

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

  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family
  • In the case of a disability or chronic illness: subsidy for additional costs which result from the disability or chronic illness and are not covered by other funding providers

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
IELTS Required
12 Required
UG Required


  • Applicants can apply if you have completed your first degree (e.g. Bachelor’s or Diplom) at the latest by the time the funding period begins.
  • IELTS: As per Unversity requirement
  • A whole postgraduate or Master's degree programme completed at a state or state-recognised university in Germany
  • One year of study in Germany as part of a second or Master's degree completed at your home university. The general condition is that the academic credits you gain in Germany are recognised by your home university. Moreover, the standard period of study at your home university should not be exceeded as a result of the study year in Germany.
  • A Master's degree programme already started in Germany cannot be funded

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
SOP Required
CV Required

  • Selection:

    • An independent selection committee consisting of specialist scientists reviews applications.
  • The Selection criteria are:
    • Academic qualification

      • Academic achievements
      • School leaving certificate, if applicable
      • Course of studies
      • Knowledge of the language of instruction or working language
      • If applicable, relevant internships, work experience
  • Letter of Motivation: Statement about academic and personal reasons for the planned study project in Germany (1-3 pages)
  • CV: Full curriculum vitae in tabular form
  • LOR: one recent reference from a university teacher providing information about your qualifications (hand-signed, no digital or scanned signature); please enclose the reference with your postal application in a sealed envelope
  • Letter of acceptance from University
  • A portfolio of work samples 
  • Official transcripts including School leaving and College leaving Certificate from school to Bachelor level
  • A declaration (form)  that the designs/plans have been produced or created by the applicant or the names of those persons involved in producing collaborative designs or plans. In the case of collaborative work or projects, the applicant's own contribution must be marked as such or appropriately described
  • Proof of German language proficiency according to the European Framework of References for Languages or the Test-DaF for study programs in German
  • The cover letter generated after submitting an online application has to be submitted by post
  • IELTS scorecard
  • Application Process: The application procedure occurs online through the DAAD portal. Applicants are also required to send additional documents by post to the specified application address:

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Referat ST34 - Asien, Pazifik
Kennedyallee 50
53175 Bonn


Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • No specific deadline mentioned

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email
Phone number +91 (11)/6646-5500

Additional Information

  • Confirmation of a scholarship does not automatically guarantee admission to one of the host universities
  • The individual university decides whether or not to offer scholarship holders a place. In most cases, applicants are required to take an entrance examination
  • If an applicant is offered a scholarship by the DAAD but fails to be admitted to a university, he/she may not make use of the scholarship that has already been awarded

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