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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) University Summer Course Grant

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This program provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer courses at German universities which focus mainly on German language and literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Extensive extracurricular programs complement and reinforce the core material. Scholarships are available for courses lasting a minimum of three weeks. Applicants will be assessed on the basis of their academic record and statements of projected academic and professional future. Demonstrated interest in Germany and Europe and/or the need to learn the German language for professional or academic purposes will also be taken into consideration. The scholarship is approximately 850 Euros, which covers tuition, room and board in whole or in part. Accommodations are arranged by the host institution. In addition, DAAD will provide an international travel subsidy of 300-450 Euros.

Award / Eligibility Details:

Open to students who are currently in their second or third year of college. Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing full-time study at Canadian or US colleges or universities. Applicants must have attained at least sophomore standing at the time of application. Applicants must have completed a minimum of four semesters of college German (or have obtained an equivalent level of language proficiency elsewhere) before taking up the scholarship, in order to be able to participate in group projects and follow lectures in German. Foreign nationals may be eligible to apply if they have been full-time students at an American or Canadian university for at least one year at the time of application.

Deadline: Mid-December each year

Academic Level: Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Study Abroad / International Exchange;Undergraduate Level Funding

Field of Study: Arts & Humanities;Business;Education / Teaching;Public Affairs / Policy;Social Sciences

Location: International

Citizenship eligibility: All;Foreign Citizen / International Student;Permanent Resident;US Citizen;US National

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