TUM General Scholarship

Here we would like to inform you about the TUM General Schoalrship.

Please note:

The results for the summer semester will be sent out at the end of June.
The results for the winter semester will be communicated in mid-November.

General information

It is a one-time study grant in the semester of €150 - €1000.


  • german nationality
  • 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)
  • Merit: good academic records
  • Proven need:
    If you are receiving BaföG.

Scholarship holders of the Deutschlandstipendium are not eligible to apply for it because a double funding is not allowed.

During the leave of absence the scholarship won´t be paid.
You can find futher Information about the scholarship for studying with a child at the Studentenhilfe München.

Application period winter semester 22/23:

October 17, 2022 to November 06, 2022

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
  • Proof of applicant’s income
    • bank statements of the last two months of all bank accounts 
      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.)

Further information:

  • The online form cannot be saved.
  • Only complete applications can be accepted.
  • Information on 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

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