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Upcoming deadlines/events:

Fulbright Application Info Sessions

Aug. 23 and 24 - 5:30 - 6:30 

Room 108 Hutton Honors College

Fulbright Applicaiton Crash Courses

Aug. 25 - 4 - 5:30 - Ballantine 107

Aug. 29 - 4 - 5:30 - Student Building 230

Aug. 31 - 4 - 5:30 - Student Building 230

Fulbright Campus Deadline: Mon. Sept. 4

Info Session about Awards for Graduate Study

(Churchill, Gates Cambridge, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes, Scharzmann)

Aug. 23 - 6:30 - 7:30

Room 108 Hutton Honors College

Campus deadline for awards requiring nomination (Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes): Mon. Sept. 4

DAAD Scholarships and Grants

DAAD Study Scholarship in Academic Fields 

IU deadline: Monday October 24, 2016 (deadline extended from October 17)

National deadline: November 4, 2016

Indiana University - Bloomington, is a DAAD partner university and the campus coordinator is Paul Fogleman (pfoglema@indiana.edu; 812-855-3948). All interested applicants are advised to contact him for guidance. Campus application procedures described below.

About

Highly qualified final year undergraduate students (graduating seniors) or those who have received an undergraduate degree of all disciplines may apply for the DAAD Study Scholarship for a year of independent study or a full master's degree program at a German university. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students in their last year of undergraduate studies at an accredited US or Canadian university.
  • US or Canadian citizens or permanent residents. 
  • Foreign nationals who live in the USA or in Canada by the time of application deadline are eligible, if your last degree was obtained in the US/Canada, or you will have received a degree in the US/Canada before your scholarship starts. All other foreign nationals may need to apply via a different DAAD office.
  • Recent BA/BS or MA/MS graduates who completed their last degree no longer than 6 years ago.
  • US/Canadian students in the first year of a master’s degree program in Germany may apply to fund their second year.
  • Applicants may not have been living in Germany for more than 15 consecutive months by the time of application deadline.
Terms of Award
  • Study Scholarships are granted for one academic year (10 months) with the possibility of a one-year extension for those wishing to completing a full degree program in Germany.
  • Funding periods are restricted to the exact dates of the German academic year (October 1, 2017 to July 31, 2018).
  • Monthly stipends are approximately €750. DAAD will cover health insurance and provide a flat rate subsidy for travel costs (US East: €925 / West: €1,300; Canada East: €1,450 / West: €1,300). In addition, limited funds are available for a rent subsidy and family allowance.
  • Results will be announced mid-April

DAAD Research Grants 

IU deadline: Monday October 24, 2016 (deadline extended from October 24)

National deadline: November 4, 2016

Indiana University - Bloomington, is a DAAD partner university and the campus coordinator is Paul Fogleman (pfoglema@indiana.edu; 812-855-3948). All interested applicants are advised to contact him for guidance. Campus application procedures described below.

Research Grants for Doctoral Candidates and Young Academics and Scientists are awarded to highly qualified candidates who have completed a Master's degree or Diplom, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor's degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research, or those who have already completed a PhD (postdocs), or to individuals wishing to earn a doctoral degree in Germany, 


Campus Application Procedures for the DAAD Study Scholarship or Research Grant. 

For both awards, applicants should submit the first 6 documents listed below in one continuous pdf document by the campus deadline. 

1. Draft Online Application Form. See instructions at the webpages for the two awards: Study Scholarship Instructions and Research Grant Instructions.

2. CV/Résumé

3. Draft Study Proposal

4. Description of Contact with German Institution

5. DAAD Language Evaluation Form (Sprachzeugnis) - this is optional at the time of the campus deadline.

6. Unofficial transcript(s).

7. Have 1 Letter of Recommendation sent by email to the campus coordinator: pfoglema@indiana.edu


DAAD Study Scholarships in Arts

No IU deadline.

National deadline: October 31, 2016

Go to DAAD's website for detailed Application Guidelines. Indiana University - Bloomington, is a DAAD partner university and the campus coordinator is Paul Fogleman (pfoglema@indiana.edu; 812-855-3948). All interested applicants should contact him for guidance and campus application procedures. 

About

These scholarships aim to provide highly qualified students in music, performing arts, visual art and architecture with an opportunity to complete a program of additional studies, with or without earning a formal degree, at a German institute of higher education. (For information for all other academic fields, see Study Scholarship).

The eligibility requirements, terms of award and application procedures for applicants in the arts are similar to those for the academic scholarships. The list below are links to webpages for each of the arts awards: