DAAD Helmut Schmidt Scholarship 2023-24

DAAD Helmut Schmidt Scholarship 2023-24 for International Students: Applications are invited to apply for the DAAD Helmut Schmidt Scholarship 2023-24 in Germany. DAAD Germany Scholarship is Funded by the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) is the largest German support organization for the Scholarship Programmes and other Exchanges Supported by the German Government.

DAAD is Now offering Helmut Schmidt Scholarship which the Most Famous and Highest-Paid Scholarship in Germany for International Students. Participants from the Developing Countries can apply for the DAAD Helmut Schmidt Scholarship 2023 in German Universities. The Language of the Course will be English.

DAAD Helmut Schmidt Scholarship 2023-24 Details:

Funded by: Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Degree level: Masters Degree
Scholarship coverage: Fully Funded
Eligible nationality: All Nationalities
Award country: Germany
Last Date: 31 July 2023

Financial Benefits:

DAAD Helmut Schmidt Scholarship Provides Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students in Germany which covers all the Expenses. The Benefits of the Scholarship are given below.

  • Scholarship of Monthly Stipend 931€
  • Contributions to Health Insurance in Germany
  • Round Trip Appropriate Travel Allowance
  • Study and Research subsidy
  • Monthly Rent Subsidy where Applicable,
  • Allowances for Spouses and/or Children where applicable
  • 6-Months-German language course. The language course takes place at selected institutes in Germany and usually not at the universities of the selected MA programs. The language course is compulsory also for those who attend a master´s course taught in English.

Duration & Start Date:

The DAAD Helmut Schmidt Scholarship Duration for the Master Program is 2 Year or 1 Year as it depends on the University. The Study Programs are usually Starting in Sep/Oct 2023.


Available Study Fields:

The Name of the Course & the Name of the University is given below with Duration & Language.

Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg: Analysis and Design of Social Protection Systems

  • Course Language: English
  • Semesters: 4

Universität Duisburg-Essen: Master of Development and Governance

  • Course Language: English
  • Semesters: 2

Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt: Master of Public Policy (MPP)

  • Course Language: English
  • Semesters: 4

Universität Magdeburg: Peace and Conflict Studies

  • Course Language: English
  • Semesters: 4

Hochschule Osnabrück: Management in Non-Profit- Organisations

  • Course Language: German
  • Semesters: 4

Universität Passau: Development Studies

  • Course Language: English
  • Semesters: 4

Universität Passau: Master of Governance and Public Policy

  • Course Language: English & German
  • Semesters: 4

Universität Potsdam: Master of Public Management (MPM)

  • Course Language: English
  • Semesters: 2

Note: Please this is Important to Note. You can apply to Maximum of the 2 Universities & 2 Courses Listed Above.

List of Eligible Countries:

The Scholarship is open to Participants from the Developing Countries in the Field of Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Law, Economics, and in Public Administration. Click Here to Check whether You are Eligible.


Documents Required:

The necessary documents those are required to apply for DAAD Helmut Schmidt Scholarship 2023 listed below:

  • DAAD Application form for Research Grants and Study Scholarships (hand-signed, but electronically edited)
  • Hand-signed and dated motivation letter (one single letter for both universities) containing a precise description of the applicants’ academic/professional and personal reasons for choosing those master´s programmes and universities (two pages maximum).
  • Hand-signed and dated full curriculum vitae including information about the precise field of your studies, your political and social engagement and, if applicable, description of job experience
  • Copy of acquired Academic Degrees (certified translation if necessary, please attach an explanation of the grading system)
  • Copy of the transcript of records (certified translation if necessary)
  • Recent language certificates (German and/or English)
  • One letter of recommendation, signed and recently dated by your university professor or current employer, supplemented by an official letterhead, and stamp (not in a sealed envelope)
  • If applicable certificates of employment to support relevant professional experience mentioned in your CV by documentary evidence.


Eligibility Criteria for DAAD Scholarship:

  • The Participants Should have a First University Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent.
  • The most Recent University Degree should be obtained in the last six years.
  • The DAAD Helmut Schmidt Scholarship is open to Graduates in the field of Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Law, Economics, and in Public Administration.
  • Should be from a Developing Country
  • Applications Must be Submitted in German or English.
  • Language Test
  • All Masters courses have further additional requirements that must be Fulfil by Applicant.

Application Deadline:

The last date to apply for the DAAD Helmut Schmidt Scholarship 2023-24 in Germany is 31st July 2023.

How to Apply for Helmut Schmidt Scholarship:

Steps to apply for DAAD Helmut Schmidt Scholarship 2023-24 are given below:

Step 1: Fill in the DAAD Application form for Research Grants and Study Scholarships (annex 2) only once making clear which study course is your first and which is your second priority.

Step 2: Write a single letter of motivation for both university courses you choose, justifying your first and second priority choice.

Step 3: Send the DAAD scholarship form together with the letter of motivation and accompanied with the necessary documents listed below to the two universities of your choice. Do NOT send it to DAAD.

Official Link

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