SBW Berlin Scholarship for refugees
Type: Bachelor’s (Undergraduate), Diploma/Postgraduate, Master’s Degree
Who: Arab students interested in studying in Germany
What: – cost-of-living allowance – tuition fees – possibly also a travel allowance for your journey to Berlin before the start of your studies and for the journey home after you have completed your studies
Where: German Universities
Program Length: 1-4 years
Deadline to Apply: 31 December 2020
Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Destination Countries: Germany
Academic Subject(s): All Subjects
The SBW Berlin Scholarship supports young people from abroad who have a financially disadvantaged family background and use the skills they acquire during their studies in Germany to boost long-term nonprofit projects, preferably in their home countries.
Scholarships cover Bachelor’s and Master’s programs in Berlin and Potsdam on the basis of the student’s academic qualifications, personal aptitudes, and social needs. In general, all scientific and artistic disciplines can be funded. In special cases, the program also includes vocational training in Berlin or Potsdam.
To apply for a Bachelor’s Degree, applicants must be in their final year of high school, or fully enrolled in their first, second, or third semester at most at a state-recognized university in Germany or abroad. For a Master’s Degree, they should apply shortly before or after obtaining a Bachelor’s degree.
– SBW Berlin bears the necessary living expenses of the scholarship holders for the duration of their scholarship.
– A room in a shared student flat in Berlin.
– Cost-of-living allowance.
– Tuition fees.
– Possibly also a travel allowance for your journey to Berlin before the start of your studies and for the journey home after you have completed your studies.
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Applicants must be:
– Foreign nationals, whose home countries appear to have a particular need for development assistance.
– Homeless foreigners
– Recognized refugees
– Between 18 and 30 years old
– Have average grades correspond with a German grade point average of at least 2.0
– Able to prove that they have not stayed in Germany for more than 18 months before the application
– Intentioned to work in their country of origin for at least 18 months after graduation
How to Apply:
Application forms, in addition to the list of required documents, can be found on the link.