SBW Berlin Scholarship 2024 in Germany for International Students

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Embark on your educational journey in Germany. Exciting update! The SBW Berlin Scholarship is presently accessible to international students. This article will comprehensively outline the features of this scholarship initiative, its advantages, and the systematic process to apply.

The SBW Berlin Scholarship presents a fully funded opportunity for students from abroad. This esteemed scholarship is available for both undergraduate and master’s level studies. It encompasses a complete waiver of tuition fees, a monthly stipend, provisions for accommodation and travel expenses, and a host of additional perks.

SBW Berlin is dedicated to promoting educational endeavors on a global scale. Through the SBW Berlin Scholarship, we contribute to the worldwide progress and dissemination of education and knowledge.

Scholarship Summary:

  • Level of Study: Available for Undergraduate and Masters programs
  • Institution: SBW Berlin
  • Location: Study in Germany
  • Focus Areas: Open to all fields of study
  • Program Duration: Varies based on selected degree

Scholarship Coverage:

The SBW Berlin Scholarship offers the following advantages to its awardees:

  • Accommodation in our communal student apartments in Berlin
  • Allowance for cost of living as determined in section IX
  • Coverage of tuition fees
  • Potential provision of a travel grant for both the journey to Berlin prior to commencing studies and the return journey upon completion of studies.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the SBW Berlin Scholarship, candidates are required to meet the following criteria:

  • Language Proficiency: Proficiency in English.
  • Eligible Countries: Open to applicants from all countries worldwide.
  • Age Range: Between 18 and 30 years old.
  • Academic Status: Applicants should be either preparing to embark on their university education or already enrolled in the first, second, or a maximum of the third semester at a state-recognized university, either within Germany or abroad. Alternatively, they should be in the process of applying for a Master’s degree shortly before or after obtaining a Bachelor’s degree. The academic performance should reflect an average grade equivalent to at least a German grade point average of 2.0.
  • Financial Need: Candidates should demonstrate relatively low net income. The combined household income of applicants must not exceed the officially stipulated average income for their home country. This assessment considers the income of all household members and all sources of family income, including employment, business activities, property, child benefits, and pensions.
  • Extracurricular Engagement: Preference will be given to applicants with professional or voluntary involvement in the nonprofit sector.

How to Apply:

Follow these steps to apply for the scholarship:

Important: You must have secured admission, acceptance, or eligibility to a university in Berlin or Potsdam.

  1. Complete the application form.
  2. Provide your personal details, contact information, and attach a photograph.
  3. Furnish information about your present and past educational background.
  4. Provide details about the following:
  • Your parents and household members.
  • Latest school or university certificate.
  • Highest school leaving certificate.
  • Topmost university degree obtained.
  • Your current occupation and desired career path.
  • Training, if applying for vocational training.
  • Internships and professional experience.
  • Your skills, hobbies, and interests.
  • International travel experiences.
  • Volunteering engagements.
  1. Include these documents:
  • Motivation letter (1 or 2 pages).
  • Copy of your recent school or university certificate indicating your grade point average and grades.
  • Copy of your highest academic degree (high school diploma or university certificate) displaying your grade point average and grades.
  • If available, copies of these documents as well:
    • University admission or proof of eligibility for university entrance.
    • Copy of a globally recognized language certificate for the language of instruction.
    • All previous work, training, apprenticeship, and internship certificates and references.
    • If already pursuing studies: All attained university certificates and achievement records (both graded and ungraded).

We recommend providing the following additional documents, although they are not mandatory:

  • One or two recommendation letters from professors, schoolteachers, employers, etc.
  • Evidence of household net income.

Note: For the application, non-certified copies and translations are sufficient. If you successfully pass the selection process, certified copies of some documents will be needed during verification.

  1. Submit the application, along with all attached certificates and supporting documents, in German or English via email to [email protected].

The final decision regarding the scholarship (for the upcoming semester) is anticipated to be communicated at the start of February or August each year.

Application Deadline: May 15 to June 30 / November 15 to December 31 (Annually)

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