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Scholarships for international HAW Hamburg Master students

The HAW Hamburg awards scholarships for academic merit to its international Master's students*. 

Scholarship:

We award scholarships of up to 500 Euros/month for up to five months. An application for a further semester is possible.

Application requirements:

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

  • You are an international Master student 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 Final Year Scholarship.)
  • You completed your school education outside of Germany or successfully graduated from a Studienkolleg
  • You successfully completed a Bachelor's degree
  • Your GPA is at least 2,5.
  • You ideally completed an internship related to your studies (certificate needed)
  • You ideally are and/or have been socially/voluntarily committed (certificate needed)
  • 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 do not have a residency permit according to §16 Aufenthaltsgesetz or are an EU citizen)
  • *Students studying the degree programmes Public Health, Public Management, Social and Health Management may not apply for the scholarship

Application documents:

The following documents must be submitted for the application:

1. For an application in the first semester:

  • Letter of Motivation* (max. 2 pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae (max. 2 pages)
  • Letter of recommendation from a professor from the university where you completed your Bachelor's degree (HAW form)
  • Copy of your uni-assist VPD document that clearly states the GPA of your Bachelor's degree (only if you completed your Bachelor's degree outside of Germany) 
  • Copy of your Bachelor's certificate that clearly states the GPA of your Bachelor's degree (only if you completed your Bachelor's degree at a German university)
  • 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: documents to prove previous internships and/or social commitment

 

2. For an application after the first semester or for an extension:

  • Letter of Motivation* (max. 2 pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae (max. 2 pages)
  • Letter of recommendation from a professor at the HAW Hamburg HAW form)
  • Confirmation from the chairman of the examination board (HAW form)
  • Confirmation of enrolment (Immatrikulationsbescheinigung, download from HELIOS)
  • Transcript of records
  • Copy of your residence permit (for non-EU citizen) or ID/passport (for EU citizens)
  • Bank details (HAW form)
  • optional: documents to prove previous internships and/or social commitment

 

Application deadlines:

The application deadline for the summer semester 2018 is 30. April 2018. Applications received after this deadline can unfortunately not be accepted.

Application:

Starting with the summer semester 2018 the application has to be submitted via the plattform Mobility Online.

You can apply here.

* Letter of Motivation should include the following:

- why did you choose your degree programme at the HAW Hamburg?
- why do you think you should be considered for a scholarship?
- if you do/did voluntary work, please tell us about it (tasks, time frame, etc.)
- if you have done a previous internship, please tell us how it is related to your studies and what you gained from it


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; i.e. you cannot get an Academic Merit scholarship as well as a Final Year scholarship.

Letzte Änderung: 11.04.18

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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