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Scholarships for international HAW Hamburg Bachelor students

 

1. Excellence Scholarships

The HAW Hamburg awards scholarships for academic merit to its international Bachelor students, who have successfully completed their first two semesters. The grants are awarded with funding from the City of Hamburg.

Attention: The next info session about scholarships takes place on 11 March 2020, 4:00-6:00 p.m.. at Stiftstraße 69, building G, room 124. Since we have planned some changes in our scholarship programme, please attend this session before you apply, even if you have previously received one of our scholarships.

Scholarships:

We award scholarships of up to 1.800 Euros per semester. An application for a further two semesters is possible.

 

Application requirements:

Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to apply for the scholarship:

  • You are an international Bachelor student at the HAW Hamburg
  • You have successfully completed at least two semesters at the HAW Hamburg and are studying in the Regelstudienzeit* (*the number of semesters defined for the completion of your degree). (If you are at the end of your studies, meaning that you only have one year left until you finish your studies, you can apply for the Degree Completion Grant.)
  • You completed your school education outside of Germany or successfully graduated from a Studienkolleg.
  • You are not entitled to BAföG, i.e. you do not fulfil the requirements of § 8 of the Bundesausbildungsförderungsgesetz (BAföG) (If you are unsure please contact the BAföG Amt. You should definitely do this if you are an EU citizen or do not have a residency permit according to §16 Aufenthaltsgesetz)
  • Your GPA is at least 2,5 (starting in the summer semester 2020, the GPA will most likely be changed to 2,2)

 

Application documents:

The following documents must be submitted for the application:

  • Letter of Motivation (max. 1 page): What are your academic and professional goals and how can this scholarship support you in reaching those goals? How are you financing yourself? Are you facing any kind of hardship situation that has negative influences on your ability to concentrate on your studies? (If yes, please provide proof)
  • Curriculum Vitae (max. 2 pages)
  • Transcript of records (for students from the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science: Please additionally upload the "Bescheinigung über erbrachte Leistungen" that can be filled out by your faculty service office or the chairman of the examination board).
  • Confirmation of enrollment (Immatrikulationsbescheinigung, download from HELIOS)
  • Copy of your residence permit (for non-EU citizen) or ID/passport (for EU citizens)
  • If you have not received this scholarship before: Letter of recommendation from a professor at the HAW Hamburg (an updated form can be downloaded here at the beginning of the semester. Letters of recommendation have to be sent directly to the International Office by the professors and do not have to be uploaded to Mobility Online.)
  • Bank details (HAW form)
  • Optional: If you would like to include proof of financial hardship in the application, please submit the financial situation form and bank statements of the last three months

 

Application periods 2020:

Summer semester: 1 March - 30 March 2020

Winter semester: 1 September - 30 September 2020

Applications received before or after this period can unfortunately not be accepted.

 

Application:

The application has to be submitted online. You can apply here 

 

2. Scholarships for highly committed students

The HAW Hamburg awards up to 5 scholarships for highly committed international degree seeking students per semester. The grants are sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

Scholarships:

We award scholarships of up to 1.800 Euros per semester. An application for a further two semesters is possible.

Application requirements:

Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to apply for the scholarship:

  • You are an international student at the HAW Hamburg (You completed your school education outside of Germany or successfully graduated from a Studienkolleg.)
  • You have successfully completed at least one semester at the HAW Hamburg
  • You have a GPA of at least 2,5.
  • You are a volunteer (Proof required)
    • in an international context at the HAW Hamburg, e.g. at different events of the International Office like the weBuddy programme, the Welcome Weeks, the Culture Café, Intercultural Trainings, Presentation of Nations, Language Tandems; as a member of ASTA, FSR or other student committees)
  • If you have planned to continue volunteering, please indicate in your letter of motivation in which context you plan to be involved.
  • You do not receive any other financial support from the HAW Hamburg during the scholarship period
  • If your own income exceeds 800 Euro/month during the scholarship period, the amount of your scholarship will be reduced.

Application documents:

The following documents must be submitted online:

  • Curriculum Vitae (max. 2 pages focusing mainly on your voluntary commitment and your academic achievements)
  • Letter of Motivation (max. 2 pages)

    • In which contexts are you volunteering? What motivated you to be a volunteer? Optional: Where do you want to volunteer next semester? Which activities could the International Office offer that you would like to volunteer for?

  • Proof of your voluntary commitment (type, scope and duration of the commitment, e.g. a letter of recommendation of a person who can confirm your commitment)
  • Transcript of records (for students from the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science: Please additionally upload the "Bescheinigung über erbrachte Leistungen" that can be filled out by your faculty service office or the chairman of the examination board).
  • Confirmation of enrolment (Immatrikulationsbescheinigung, download from HELIOS)
  • Copy of your residence permit (for non-EU citizen) or ID/passport (for EU citizens)
  • Bank details (HAW form)
  • Optional: If you would like to include proof of financial hardship in the application, please submit the financial situation form and bank statements of the last three months

 

Application periods 2020:

Summer semester: 1 March - 30 March 2020

Winter semester: 1 September - 30 September 2020

Applications received before or after this period can unfortunately not be accepted.

 

Application:

The application has to be submitted online. You can apply here.

 

 

NOTE: You can apply for more than one programme to increase your chances of getting a scholarship. It is however, not possible to be awarded a scholarship for more than one programme.

Letzte Änderung: 30.01.20

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If you have questions:

HAW Hamburg
International Office


Teresa Schaubs
T +49.40.428 75-9183

Open office hours:
First Floor / Room 116
Thurs. 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
or by appointment

Campus Berliner Tor
Students Centre
Stiftstr. 69 / Building G
20099 Hamburg