Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Scholarship to study in Germany 2021

A lot of international students have benefited from Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung scholarships. You can also be a beneficiary. Applications are open for the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Scholarship to study in Germany. Read through to know the eligibility criteria.

The scholarship is offered to young talent applicants from developing countries to pursue their degrees overseas. Scholarships are awarded to highly-performing students and include a comprehensive seminar program to help enhance the candidates’ social competencies and academic skills.

The intention of the FES scholarship is to erase social disadvantages by providing opportunities to students who work for freedom, justice and social cohesion with the commitment to social democracy or to those who will do these activities in the future.


Students in any subject area are eligible to apply For the scholarship. thus all academic subjects, students applying sciences/ polytechnical colleges, and postgraduate programs.


The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Scholarship is to be taken in Germany.


Developing countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Eastern Europe are eligible to apply for Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Scholarship in Germany


Applicants are entitled to:

  • 650 € per month (basic scholarship programme) / 1000 € per month (graduate scholarship programme)
  • 276 € of family allowance, if applicable
  • refund of health care costs
  • income exceeding 400 € per month will be credited against the scholarship

Number of awards: up to 40

Who Is Eligible To Apply For The  Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Scholarship in Germany:

Important information:

  • The program does not support second-degree courses, study visits outside Germany, final phases of academic studies, postgraduate courses in medicine.
  • You need to get the enrollment in a German university or have a supervisor for their doctoral studies if you want to get scholarships offered.
  • You are expected to be living in Germany before applying.

What do you need to submit?

  • proof of an adequate command of the German language by submitting a language proficiency certificate
  • proof of initial academic achievements/marks with the exception of those enrolled in Master or other postgraduate programs

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Scholarship in Germany

Application Papers

The application process is simple, just follow the link below.

all application forms and further information on the application procedure here

Application Deadline

Applications may be submitted at any time; there are, however, specific timelines which are detailed here

Closing date: various according to what you are applying for

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