DAAD Graduation Scholarship Awarded by TUM

As part of the DAAD STIBET I program, TUM awards the graduation scholarship from the Federal Foreign Office.

How much is the scholarship?

1,500 € - 2,550 € (one-off payment)

Who can apply?

Registered international students with the aim of completing a degree.

Note: International students who have acquired their university entrance qualification at a school abroad (this also includes German schools abroad) or who have acquired school qualifications abroad supplemented with a German preparatory study at the Studienkolleg.

  • if you are in the final phase of your studies and submit your bachelor thesis or master thesis from Sept. 1, 2020 – Dec. 31, 2020
  • if you are in Germany during the final phase
  • if you have a good GPA (minimum requirement 2.5)

Who can´t apply:

  • Exchange students
  • German nationals or students with a German university entrance qualification
  • receiving another scholarship for the same purpose from a domestic or foreign institution.

Application period:

June 5 – 21, 2020

Which application documents are necessary?:

  • Motivational letter
  • CV / Resume
  • Current enrollment certificate
  • Transcript of Records WiSe 19/20 (can be downloaded from TUMonline)
  • Passport and residence permit
  • Registration for the final thesis (to be obtained from the examination board of your department)
  • Informal letter of recommendation from the lecturer who supervises the final thesis
  • Bank statements of the last three months of all German bank accounts (March 15, – June 16, 2020)
  • Copy of the employment contract for part-time job as a student asisstant and other employment. Please note that as a scholarship holder, you can only receive a gross monthly wage of up to a maximum of EUR 450 through part-time earnings. If the wages exceed this amount, the monthly scholarship rate would be reduced by this difference. If the part-time job is terminated at the beginning or during the scholarship phase or the number of hours is changed, proof must be provided.

Note: Applications that are incomplete or not submitted on time cannot be considered. The application documents are all to be uploaded online in a single PDF file. Documents submitted in paper form or by email cannot be processed.


Click here for the application form (link will be activated on June 5, 2020)