TUM Scholarships

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

Who can apply: 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 apply: currently enrolled undergraduates and graduates with non-German university entrance certificates

Scholarship amount: one-time financial aid of € 500 to € 1500 per semester

Qualification requirements: good academic record (merit), proven need (low income)

Who can apply: Students of the master's degree programs “Data Engineering and Analytics” as well as “Mathematics in Data Science”

Scholarship amount: € 1000 per month for a maximum of 12 months

Qualification requirements: Applicants should be particularly talented in their field of study, have above-average performance and show particular commitment.

Who can apply: german students who are enrolled at TUM

Scholarship amount: one-time financial aid of € 150 to € 1000 per semester

Qualification requirements: good academic record (merit), proven need (low income)


Who can apply: currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who have completed at least two semesters at TUM

Scholarship amount: Grants for books and learning materials from € 100 to € 500

Qualification requirements: Applicants should demonstrate outstanding academic achievements, have only a low income and have not yet received financial support from the Oskar Karl Forster Scholarship Fund.

Who can apply: doctoral candidates

Scholarship amount: Grants for the printing costs of dissertations between € 100 and € 400

Qualification requirements: Applicants must have completed their dissertation with a final grade of at least “magna cum laude” and may only have a low personal income.

For: Students and doctoral candidates who are denied the right to education

Funding Scope: Monthly financial support, travel grants, German language courses and more


For: Students who are affected by the war in Ukraine

Funding Scope: one-time payment


Who can apply: doctoral and post-doctoral candidates

Scholarship amount: up to € 1500 for conference participation and up to € 5000 for research projects

Qualification requirements: applicants are chosen based on academic performance

Who can apply: undergraduate and graduate students of the School of Mechanical Engineering in the field of thermal engineering

Scholarship amount: up to € 550 per month

Qualification requirements: Applicants should have demonstrated above-average performance in the course of their studies.

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.

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