Graduation grants in winter term 2017/18

Graduation grants for international students

The International Office of RUB offers graduation grants funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE WINTER TERM 2017/18 ENDS ON 16 OCTOBER 2017!

The scholarships are offered to international students who:

  • are studying at RUB and graduated from a foreign school and/or completed their first university degree abroad.
  • are close to their final degree (Bachelor; Master; State Examination or equivalent degree), thus plan their graduation within the winter term 2017/18.
  • effected good to very good performances during their studies.
  • are reliant on financial support during their final phase of study.

The scholarships are amounting to 400€ monthly within a period of four months.

How to apply:

It is not required to submit the application in person. You can only submit your application online.

STEP 1:
Please fill the following online-survey precisely and carefully: Registration for a graduation grant

STEP 2:
After filling the online-survey (Step 1) the following documents have to be sent as a single pdf-file via Email to Joana Dewender within the application deadline:

Application and letter of motivation WiSe 2017/18   (250.5 kB)

Departments' confirmation WiSe 2017/18   (163.2 kB)

  • certificate of enrolment for the winter term 2017/18
  • copy of residence permit (for non EU-students)
  • Transcript of Records
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • University lecturer's letter of recommendation (by request, this letter may be sent directly to Joana Dewender by the lecturer)
  • optional: certificate about social committment at RUB (may be advantageous though it is not a requirement)


Please take a look to our FAQ-list on the right hand side as well.


The scholarships will be provided from October 2017 until January 2018. The grants will be awarded by a selection committee of the International Office with special consideration of good performances during the previous studies and financial needs.

14.08.2017