Scholarships and Financial Aid

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences awards or distributes the following scholarships to its students. For detailed information about each scholarship, please speak with the indicated contact person.

Deutschlandstipendium (Germany Scholarship)

A comprehensive overview of the requirements and the application process for this scholarship can be found here: Deutschlandstipendium.

ERASMUS+ Student Mobility for Internships or Study Abroad Semester

Please contact Maria Alarcos-Quintanilla in the International Center for more information.

PROMOS Scholarship for Internships or Study Abroad Semester

Please contact Jochen van Bentum in the International Center for more information.
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You can also find other scholarship and financial aid opportunities through the following external databases:

Stipendienlotse, a database of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. (Available in German only)

ELFI, the ELectronic Research Funding Information System

DAAD scholarship database (financial aid opportunities for periods abroad)

Doctoral fellowship of the Johannes Rau Society (Available in German only)

German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

Students who are EU citizens can apply for a scholarship of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation ("Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes"). Detailed information on further requirements and derogations as well as the selection procedure and application process can be found here. For questions about financial aid opportunities through the German Academic Scholarship Foundation please contact Professor Dr. Achim Kehrein via email.

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung)

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation awards scholarships to students with excellent academic achievements and political or social commitment. With approximately 3,500 active scholarship holders, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation is one of the largest providers of financial aid to young, talented individuals in Germany. One of the foundation’s goals is to provide increasing support specifically to students at universities of applied sciences. For questions about this scholarship opportunity, please contact Professor Dr. Dietrich Darr.

Peter Albers Foundation for Residents of Kleve County (Peter-Albers-Studienfonds)

This foundation provides financial assistance to exceptional students in the county of Kleve in the form of an interest-free student loan. The current funding amount is 600 euros per semester. Repayment goes directly to the foundation to benefit future scholarship winners. More than 440 students have benefitted from this scholarship, amounting to some 600,000 euros of financial aid. Students living or originating from Kleve can submit an application to the chief administrative officer of Kleve (Landrat). Additional information and requirements (available in German only).