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Germany Announces fully-funded Tuition for UG, PG Studies for International Students



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Germany announces fully-funded tuition for UG, PG studies for international students




Germany is granting fully-funded scholarships to international students through its SBW Berlin Scholarship 2024 program.



NewsReport gathered that the scholarship aims to support talented young people from developing countries who have already shown social commitment and who use the skills they have acquired during their studies during and after their studies in social projects at a non-profit or social organization in their home countries.



The SBW Berlin Scholarship is an international student scholarship with full funding that is available for graduate and undergraduate studies.



The scholarship provides a monthly income, lodging allowance, travel reimbursement, and a 100% waiver of tuition fees.



About the SBW Berlin scholarship

Globally, SBW Berlin has been providing support for educational initiatives. It contributes to the global promotion and transmission of knowledge and education.

Scholarships are provided to young people from other countries who are experiencing financial difficulties, and they use the knowledge and skills they gain while studying in Germany to help long-term non-profit enterprises, ideally back home.



Program benefits
Accommodation will be provided for the successful recipients. There will also be a cost of living allowance and reimbursement for your travel expenses to and from Berlin before and after you finish your studies.



Eligibility criteria
Candidates must be enrolled in a university with state recognition or be enrolling for a Master’s degree either after or before a Bachelor’s degree, have a minimum 2.0 German grade point average, and have non-profit sector experience.



Other criteria are as follows:

Between the ages of 18 and 30
Professional or volunteer experience in the non-profit or social sector (supported by letters of recommendation from the social institution or non-profit organization).


Have demonstrably not resided in Germany for more than 18 months before application
University entrance qualification


Intention to work for at least 18 months in the country of origin after graduation or to engage in charitable activities in Germany until the repayment plan is fulfilled
Proven relatively low net income (see guidelines).


Average grade equivalent to a German grade point average of at least 2.0


No direct family members permanently reside in Germany


Application before the start of studies or fully enrolled in the first, second, or maximum third semester at a state-recognized university (in Germany or abroad) or application for a master’s degree shortly before or after obtaining a bachelor’s degree


Applicants are to send a letter of recommendation or a letter of motivation first here, which will be carefully examined, and then outstanding applicants will be granted access to the online application portal.


The application deadlines are May 15 to June 30 and November 15 to December 31 (annually).

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