Top Scholarships for Indian students to pursue higher education in Germany

Germany is a home to many top-ranked universities in the world that offers countless courses in globally-recognized universities. Besides, Germany is comparatively affordable and offers several scholarships for international students seeking a university degree abroad.  The student-friendly policy of the country is another factor that attracts a considerable number of international students, making Germany a famous educational hub.

There has been a surge in a number of Indian students seeking higher education in Germany. With nearly 15,308 students enrolled in various German universities in the year 2017-18, the number is expected to increase in coming years.

Scholarships play an important role for Indian students seeking admission in international universities. Therefore, we have listed for your popular scholarship programs that you can avail and realize your dream of studying abroad:

Deutschland Scholarship – University of Mannheim

High-scoring international students enrolled at the University of Mannheim and pursuing graduation or post-graduation courses can apply for this scholarship. Students selected for the scholarship will be awarded 300 Euros, where the government of Germany will contribute 150 Euros, while the remaining amount will be funded by the University of Mannheim.

GSLS Fellowship – University of Würzburg

The GSLS Fellowship is awarded to Ph.D. fellows by the University of Würzburg. The eligibility criteria of the GSLS Fellowship are that the applicant must hold a university degree in life sciences’ subject and should ready to undergo training to learn basic German.  The applicant will be awarded 5000 Euros per year to meet the research expenses and traveling allowance.

DAAD Internships in Science and Engineering – German Academic Exchange Service

Indian students pursuing graduation in Mathematics, Engineering, and Science are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to final years or pre-final years students to pursue an internship in on-going research projects in Germany.

The scholarship holders will get a chance to work with doctoral students, scientists, and professors involved in the research projects. Offered by German Academic Exchange Service, the scholarship awards a sum of 650 Euros per month along with 525 Euros as travel allowance to selected students.

Humboldt Research Track Scholarship

The Humboldt Research Track Scholarship is for awarded to applicants willing to pursue Ph.D. in Germany. The applicant should be a Master degree holder in any discipline to apply for this scholarship. The selected students are awarded 800 Euros per month for a period of six months. Besides, a sum of 400 Euros will be awarded to support the expenses of children of the selected scholars.

Ph.D. Fellowship – Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds awards Ph.D. fellowships to outstanding junior scientists who wish to pursue biomedical research in Germany. The selected candidates will be awarded a monthly allowance of 1550 Euros, a research allowance of 150 Euros and several other allowances for supporting the spouse and children of the selected Ph.D. scholar for a period of one year.


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