TUM Scholarships

Are you looking for a suitable scholarship? The scholarship programs described below are offered direct through the TUM. 

Who Can Qualify: currently enrolled undergraduates and graduates with university entrance certificates from Germany or abroad
Scholarship Amount: €300 per month
Qualification Requirements:Primary criteria are academic achievement and aptitude. Social engagement, a sense of responsibility and special circumstances such as physical handicaps or a minority status (immigrant background) are also taken into consideration

Who Can Qualify: currently-enrolled undergraduates and graduates with non-German university entrance certificates
Scholarship Amount: one-time financial aid of €500 to €1,500 per semester
Qualification Requirements: good academic record (merit), proven need (low income)

Who Can Apply
Students with university entrance certificates from Germany and abroad, , who have completed at least two semesters at the TUM
Currently-enrolled undergraduate and graduate students
Qualification Requirements

  • Academically-outstanding or students demonstrating financial need
  • Low income (proof of need)
  • No prior financial aid received from the Oskar Karl Forster scholarship fund


Who Can Apply
Students with university entrance certificates from Germany and abroad
Doctoral candidates
Qualification Requirements
Dissertation with a final grade of at least "magna cum laude"
Applicant may not earn more than the amount of a full scholarship (in the last 6 months) as outlined in the German statute covering financial support for young scientific and artistic talent. Current limit is €1400 per month.


Target groups: For undergraduate and graduate students of the School of Mechanical Engineering in the field of thermal engineering
Scholarship Amount: Up to €550 per month

For stays abroad for study, research or internships, there are various support programs for the European and non-European foreign countries.
You will find them at the TUM Global & Alumni Office

Graduation Scholarship awarded by TUM

As part of the DAAD STIBET I program, TUM awards the graduation scholarship from the Federal Foreign Office.
More informations


The „Application Extension“ form is no longer available for order or as electronically open document. DAAD scholarship holders have to log-in with their personal account at the DAAD-Portal to download the documents for the extension.

Who Can Qualify: doctoral and post-doctoral candidates
Scholarship Amount: up to €1,500 for conference participation and up to €5,000 for research projects
Qualification Requirements: applicants are chosen based on academic performance