Scholarships

RWTH International Academy offers scholarships for students at different points in their study program.

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  • Women in Engineering – This scholarship was created to enable for more qualified female engineering students to pursue a Master’s degree program at RWTH International Academy.
  • Fellowship for Turkish Engineers – Supplementary Scholarship for Holders of the Joint Master Scholarship DAAD-TEV, Turkey
  • CHARLIE – This scholarship for European Students offers a 25% tuition waiver
  • Best of Class Award – RWTH International Academy awards the valedictorian of a year with this award.
  • The Student Project Grant – RWTH International Academy provides funding for students who wish to pursue field research, extracurricular research work, or project work during their degree program.
  • German Language Merit Scholarship (GLMS) – RWTH International Academy actively supports students’ efforts towards learning German and rewards good performances accordingly.

The Alumni Research Grant is an exclusive scholarship for RWTH International Academy alumni. RWTH International Academy provides funding for alumni who wish to pursue field research, extracurricular research work, or project work after completing their degree program.

RWTH Aachen University offers a scholarship database: RWTH Database

Also there are two exclusive RWTH Aachen University scholarships:

  • Scholarship for graduates from the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Mechinal Engineering
  • Scholarship for graduates from the RWTH Aachen B.Sc. Business Administration & Engineering: Mechanical Engineering

ALEARG: Argentinian students may apply for this scholarship. This joint program with the DAAD supports scholarship holders for up to two years.

ALEPRONA: Peruvian students may apply for this scholarship. This joint program with the DAAD supports scholarship holders for up to two years.

BAföG: German students can receive BAföG if they fulfil certain requirements. For more information about the requirements, see here.

Colfuturo: Colombian students can apply for a loan / scholarship from Colfuturo. Study costs are divided in two, with Colfuturo covering one half and providing a loan for the other. More information regarding this financing possibility can be found on their website.

CONACYT: Mexican students can apply for a full or partial scholarship. This joint program with the DAAD covers the full tuition fees and gives additional support for monthly living for scholarship holders.

KfW-Studienkredit: Germans, EU-residents, Bildungsinländer, and applicants with a German spouse can receive a student loan if they fulfil certain requirements.

Mummert: Students from Bulgaria, Estonia, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Poland, Rumania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, or Hungary may apply for a “Mummert” scholarship.

SENACYT: Students from Panama can apply for this scholarship. This joint program with the DAAD supports scholarship holders for up to two years.

TCC (宗倬章教育基金會碩士進修獎學金): Engineering and Natural Sciences Students from Taiwan can apply for this scholarship. This joint program with DAAD IC Taipei supports schoalrship holders for up to two years.

KAAD Christian students from emering or developing countries in Asia, Africa, Latinamerica, and the Middle East can apply to the Catholic Academic Exchange Organization (KAAD) for a scholarship.

The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) offers a scholarship database with a broad variety of scholarship programs for international students on its website. Please visit their website to find more information on these programmes.

DAAD-STIBET-Matching Funds
This scholarship is designed for bachelor/master students who have to work to cover their living expenses. Its purpose is to relieve them and to give financial support during examination periods. 10 scholarships of EUR 400 each are offered for three months per year. For more information please follow the link to the RWTH Aachen University Website.

DAAD Scholarship for International Students
The DAAD offers scholarships mainly for postgraduate education and training (doctoral studies, research). However, the selection process is highly competitive. Master’s degree students from selected countries may apply for DAAD scholarships. For detailed information on available funding opportunities for international students, graduates, doctoral candidates, postdocs, and lecturers please visit the DAAD Scholarships Database. Applicants from eligible groups (i.e. students, graduates, doctoral candidates, and academic staff) must submit their applications either to the German Embassy in their home country or to a DAAD branch office there.

Scholarships from Political Parties