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Scholarships for international HAW Hamburg Master students

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

IMPORTANT: You need to be currently enrolled at the HAW Hamburg to apply for the scholarship. 

Scholarship:

We award scholarships of up to 1.800 Euros per semester. 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 semester 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 successfully completed a Bachelor's degree
  • Your GPA is at least 2,5.
  • 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. 1 page)
  • Curriculum Vitae (max. 2 pages)
  • Letter of recommendation from a professor from the university where you completed your Bachelor's degree (The form will be available in the middle of February 2019.)
  • 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)

 

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

  • Letter of Motivation* (max. 1 page)
  • Curriculum Vitae (max. 2 pages)
  • Letter of recommendation from a professor at the HAW Hamburg (The form will be available in the middle of February 2019.)
  • 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)

 

Application deadlines:

The application deadline for the summer semester 2019 will be 30 April 2019. Applications received after this deadline can unfortunately not be accepted.

Application:

The application has to be submitted online. The link to the platform will be posted here as soon as the application period has started.

 

IMPORTANT: You need to be currently enrolled at the HAW Hamburg to apply for the scholarship. 

* 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?


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: 13.12.18

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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