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Scholarships for International Students

Here we would like to inform you about the scholarship for international students.

Please note: For winter term 2019/2020 paper forms will no longer be accepted.
You can apply online during the application period.

General information

TUM awards scholarships for international students funded through budget resources from the Bavarian government.

It is a one-time financial aid between €500 and €1,500 per semester. You can reapply every semester.


The target group are regular international students at TUM:

  • who are not eligible for BAföG due to their nationality (see §8 BAföG
  • as of 3rd semester in their bachelor‘s studies
  • as of 2nd semester in their master’s studies (or as of 1st semester in their master’s studies,
    if the bachelor degree has been completed at TUM)
  • submission of the bachelor's thesis or master's thesis not before 30 June (summer term)
    and 31 December (winter term)

Requirements

  • Merit: good academic records
  • Proven need:
    There is no need, if the applicant has more monthly income at his/her disposal than the necessity for students according to §13 i.V.m §13a BAföG as last amended.
  • low parents' income

Application period winter semester 2019/2020: 01 October 2019 – 31 October 2019 
Here you will find the application form

Documents for the application

Please prepare the following documents for upload (pdf files):

  • Motivational letter
    Please explain your financial status (100-200 words in English or German)
  • CV/resume
  • TUM grade report (can be downloaded from TUMonline)
  • two recommendations
    • not older than one semester (Recommendations issued in the previous semester are valid for this application)
  • Proof of applicant’s income
    • bank statements of the last three months of all German bank accounts
      (winter term: 01 July - 30 September and summer term: 01 January - 31 March)
      If there are incoming payments, please explain directly on the bank account statement what kind of payment it is
      (for example: salary, parents support, scholarship, loan...)
    • and further documents if applicable (work contract, internship contract, scholarship notification, loan contract, BAföG notification, etc.)
  • Proof of parents‘ income or proof of income of spouse if applicable
    • if not in German or English language, a certified German translation is required by a sworn translator (with official seal!)
    • not older than one year

Further information:

  • The online form cannot be saved.
  • Only complete applications can be accepted.
  • If you or your lecturer hand in the recommendations later, the deadline (15 November / 15 May) must be adhered to.
  • You will find more information on the application in this notification and in the data privacy statement.

Do you have any questions?

Please do not hesitate to contact us at stipendien(at)zv.tum.de
We are looking forward to your application!

 

Here you will find the application form