New applications
for the Deutschlandstipendium scholarship

Up-to-date information

The application period for the funding period 2024/25 is closed. Decisions on the approval or rejection of scholarship applications are expected to be made in mid-to-late September 2024. Please refrain from inquiring about the outcome of the application procedure before then.

New applications for the Deutschlandstipendium scholarship

Here you can find information on what evidence and qualifications you will need in order to make a new application.  

You can find the applications server via the following link:


Only applications uploaded to the applications server by May 22, 2024 will be considered.

The only document that high school graduates are permitted to submit later is their Abitur certificate, which must be sent in by email by July 12, 2024. Everything else must be submitted beforehand. If you will not receive your Abitur certificate until after July 12, 2024, please contact us before applications close.

Application requirements

Documents and qualifications required for new applications
Only application including all required documents can be considered!


  • Declaration of participation (to be found on the application server)
  • Letter of motivation (a guide to writing letters of motivation can be found in the FAQs)
  • Curriculum vitae in table form
  • University entrance qualification
  • Full transcript of records covering your studies to date (extract from BASIS; not required for applicants who have not yet started their studies)

Required – if available:

  • Credentials (vocational certificates, job references)
  • Certificate of enrollment (if already received, else to be submitted after starting your studies – no funding will be paid out beforehand!)

Voluntary supporting documents:

  • References and certificates from internships and part-time jobs
  • Proof of voluntary/social engagement, particular skills, awards, prizes, stays abroad, etc. (engagement can only be counted if proof is provided)
  • Application for funding beyond the standard period of study (see Important downloads)
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Further questions?


You can find the most important questions and answers about the Deutschlandstipendium scholarship and the application procedure here.


If you received a Deutschlandstipendium scholarship at the University of Bonn for the 2023/24 funding period and would like to apply for an extension, you can find more information here.


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