Oskar Karl Forster Scholarship

This scholarship fund is administered by the state of Bavaria on behalf of the late Consul Oskar Karl Forster and is made available through the TUM

Financial aid to help cover dissertation printing costs for students with university entrance certificates from Germany and students with university entrance certificates from abroad who are entitled to BAföG benefits

Scholarship Amount
€100 to €500


Because of the current situation please send your complete application via email to stipendien@zv.tum.de and send the original documents via post to:

TUM Center for Study and Teaching
Beiträge und Stipendien
Arcisstr. 21
80333 München

Target Groups

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 receive a higher current income than the basic amount of the graduate scholarship specified in the Bayerischen Eliteförderungsgesetz (Bavarian Elite Promotion Act) including any income tax allowance according to § 3 para. 3 sentence 2 DV BayEFG which all together amounts to a total of 1,800 euros.

Please note: During a leave of absence due to important reasons such as pregnancy or the care and upbringing of a child, no support via this scholarship is possible. The Studentenhilfe München offers a scholarship for studying with a child (German).


Applications must be submitted no later than one month after the dissertation has been printed

Point of contact at the TUM
Frau Po Sang Lam

Contact Scholarships

TUM Center for Study and Teaching
Scholarship Office

Phone: +49 89 289–28065; –28067
E-mail: stipendien@zv.tum.de

All office hours are cancelled for the time being

For questions regarding scholarships for stays abroad, please contact the TUM Global & Alumni Office