DAAD Grants for Study & Research in Germany

Types of Grants

DAAD Research Grants and Study Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified students wishing to perform research or study in Germany. There are different eligibility requirements for the Research Grants and the Study Scholarships. Please see the DAAD website for more information.

Doctoral Level
DAAD Research Grants are awarded to highly qualified doctoral candidates who are early in their academic/professional careers or to individuals wishing to earn a doctoral degree in Germany.

If you are applying for the 10-month DAAD research grant or short-term DAAD research grant (October deadline), you must pre-apply through The Graduate School.

If you are applying for the short-term DAAD research grant (May deadline), please apply directly through the DAAD website.

Masters Level
DAAD Study Scholarships provide highly qualified individuals with an opportunity to do independent study in Germany or to complete a full Master's degree program at a German university.

You must pre-apply for the DAAD study scholarship through The Graduate School.

Deadline

The deadline for pre-selection applications is in mid-October.

Deadlines are posted on the funding deadlines calendar.

How to Apply

Award Application
10-month DAAD research grant Pre-Apply
Short-term DAAD research grant (October deadline) Pre-Apply
Short-term DAAD research grant (May deadline) Apply Directly to DAAD
DAAD study scholarship Pre-Apply

Instructions for both the Pre-Selection Application and for applying directly are on the DAAD website. The website details the application documents that must be submitted.

To Pre-Apply:

  1. Please complete the application online via DAAD
  2. Then submit your entire application materials package to Julie Montaigne, Fellowship and Funding Manager by the deadline.

Contact Us

Graduate School Fellowships Office
gradfunding@unc.edu