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Do not miss out on the currently ongoing SBW Berlin Scholarships for International Students
Application is now open for SBW Berlin scholarships for international students that want to pursue a university degree or apprenticeship in Berlin,
SBW Berlin scholarships help talented young people from throughout the world who are socially dedicated to volunteer work in their native countries. We are convinced that education is the most effective way to improve living conditions in the world’s poorest countries.
The SBW Berlin Scholarship helps young people from around the world who come from financially poor families and want to apply the skills they learned in Germany to help long-term non-profit enterprises, especially in their own countries.
We provide scholarships for bachelor’s and master’s degree programs at colleges and universities, as well as for special programs.
depending on the student’s academic performance at Berlin and Potsdam universities of applied sciences
Qualifications, personal aptitude, and social requirements are all factors to consider. In general, funding is available for all scientific and creative disciplines.
*Scholarship Provider: SBW Berlin
*Scholarship Category: undergraduate and master’s program
*Eligible Country: Africa, Eastern Europe, South America, and Asia
*Application Closing Date: 30 June 2022.
A full scholarship benefit include:
- a room in our shared student flats in Berlin
- cost-of-living allowance.
- tuition fees
- possibly also a travel allowance for your journey to Berlin before the start of your studies
and for the journey home after you have completed your studies.
Eligible are all applicants whose intellectual abilities, as substantiated by the application
documents and during the interview, justify the expectation that the applicant will easily meet the performance requirements of the funded studies and degree.
- Foreign nationals, whose home countries appear to have a particular need for development assistance
- Homeless foreigners, Recognized refugees or Holders of a settlement permit
- Holders of an EU long-term residence permit
- Students from EU and EEA countries who have already worked in Germany in an activity
related to their studies, before taking up their studies
- Students from EU/EEA countries with a permanent right of residence as defined by the
Freedom of Movement Act (Freizügigkeitsgesetz EU)
Applicant must be:
- between 18 and 30 years old
- professional or volunteer experience in the non-profit sector
- strong intention to work in their country of origin for at least 18 months after graduation3
- able to prove a relatively low net income4
- no first-degree family members who reside permanently in Germany
- able to prove that they have not stayed in Germany for more than 18 months before the
- average grades corresponding to a German grade point average of at least 2.0
- application before the start of their university education or fully enrolled in the first, second, or max. third semester at a state-recognized university (in Germany or abroad) or application for a master’s degree shortly before or after obtaining a bachelor’s degree
How to apply for SBW Berlin Scholarships
The selection will be in two phases, during the first phase of the selection process, the curriculum vitae, the letter of motivation and the grades of the applicants will be considered.
During the second phase of the selection process, a personal interview or video conference will be conducted with each candidate who has been deemed suitable after all documents have been carefully reviewed. The proposed social non-profit project might also be discussed during the interview or video conference.
Applicants also need to submit a project description that provides a detailed overview of the proposed project’s social significance, individual work steps, estimates of any costs and
expenditure of time, ideas on financing the project, and a detailed time schedule.
Only after reviewing these project descriptions, the final selection will be made. For more information on the application process, visit the official announcement page. To apply, click the ‘Apply Now’ button below.