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Final Year Scholarships for international HAW Hamburg students

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the City of Hamburg award scholarships to international students who are in their final year at HAW Hamburg and only have to complete their final exams and Bachelor thesis or their Master thesis.


We are awarding scholarships up to 400 Euros/month for up to five months.

Application requirements:

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

  • You are an international bachelor or master student at the HAW Hamburg.
  • You are going to finish your bachelor studies within 12 months after applying for the scholarship. Master students may apply if they only need to complete their master thesis. 
  • You have good grades.
  • You are financing your studies on your own.
  • You are not eligible for a BAföG loan (Federal Training Assistance Act). If you fulfill the criteria for a BAföG loan you are not eligible for the scholarship even if you do not actually receive the funding.

Required documents

The following documents have to be submitted for the application:

  • Application form (download here)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Motivation with a study plan for the upcoming semester/year
  • Transcript of records
  • Confirmation from the chairman of the examination board (last page of the application form)
  • Confirmation of enrollment (Immatrikulationsbescheinigung, download from HELIOS
  • Repayment obligation in case of naturalization (second last page)
  • Copies of your bank statements for the last three months.
  • Copy of your residence permit (for non-EU citizen) or ID/passport (for EU citizens)

Application deadlines:

30.09. (for the winter semester)
30.03. (for the summer semester)

Please submit your complete application at the International Office (Stiftstraße 69, 20099 Hamburg, Building G,1st floor). If you submit your application outside of the consultation hours you must use the post box next to the International Office.

Letzte Änderung: 19.09.17

An die Redaktion


HAW Hamburg
International Office

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

Teresa Schaubs
T +49.40.428 75-9183
Room 116

Office hours:
Thr. 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
or by appointment

Studierendenwerk Hamburg
Grindelallee 9 / Room 204
20146 Hamburg

Office hours:
Tue 2 - 5 p.m. (March - August also Tue 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.)
Thurs 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. & 2 - 5 p.m.