Improve your chances: Information for students

The Deutschlandstipendium represents a scholarship culture supported by the Federal Government, universities and sponsors. This solidarity between state and society, between students and alumni, and between universities and industry is strengthening our country and its skills base.

FAQ from students

  • Who can apply?
  • How should an ideal candidate be?
  • How can I apply?
  • When is then next application period?
  • How much money will the scholar get?

FAQ from students

Who can apply?

Every bachelor or master student (first and higher semester of all nationalities) at Leuphana College, Graduate School or Professional School can apply. The scholarship is determined by the normal period of your study.

Doctorate students or students who have a scholarship already can not apply.

How should an ideal candidate be?

Aim of the scholarship is to support talented and high-achieving students at public and state recognised universities in Germany. In addition to excellent academic results, the cirteria for receiving a scholarsip include civic engagement and special personal achievements. The candidates' social and family background is also taken into account.

How can I apply?

The application will be done online. Handicapped students can contact the ombudsperson for students with disabilities Mr. Lenz-Johanss for further help.

When is then next application period?

The next expected application period will be in 2021. The application will take place via online-formular (the Link will be published on this webpage). Only timely and full application will be considered.

How much money will the scholar get?

The scholars will be supported by 300 Euro per month. 150 Euro are supplied by private donors and 150 Euro by the Federal Government. The Deutschlandstipendium is awarded irrespective of income, even on top of a BaAföG grant.

Further questions?

Please contact


Dörte Krahn
Universitätsallee 1, C4.109
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-1554