How to Apply for the Fully Funded DAAD SBW Berlin Scholarship 2024

The SBW Berlin Scholarships are now available to young committed international talents to pursue a university degree or apprenticeship in Berlin.

The DAAD SBW Berlin Scholarship will provide funding that will cover tuition, fully furnished accommodation, and provide living allowances for a selected applicants.

In special cases the scholarship may support a vocational training in Berlin or Potsdam.

This post will feed you with all the information you need to successfully apply and benefit from the DAAD SBW Berlin Scholarship.

DAAD SBW Berlin Scholarship Summary

  • Host Country: Germany
  • Study Abroad: Study in Europe 
  • Category: Undergraduate Scholarships | Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships
  • Eligible Countries: All Countries 
  • Reward: Full Scholarship
    • Tuition feesAccommodation€6,600 Annual Stipends
    • Travel allowance
  • Deadline: Open All Year
  • No IELTS Required

DAAD SBW Berlin Scholarship Details:

The SBW Berlin Scholarships support young talented people from abroad who have been socially committed in volunteer work in their home countries.

SBW Berlin supports all scholarship recipients to realize their professional goals through networking with other organizations, and with the preparation of job materials thereafter.

In addition, all developed social non-profit projects should have strong connections with the scholarship recipients’ home countries.You are encouraged to sieze this opportunity and submit your application to be among the next set of selected beneficiaries.

DAAD SBW Berlin Scholarship Requirements:

To be considered for the DAAD SBW Berlin Scholarships, you must:

  • Be between 18 and 30 years old
  • Be professional or volunteer experience in the non-profit sector
  • Be strong intention to work in their country of origin for at least 18 months after graduation
  • Be able to prove a relatively low net income
  • Have no first-degree family members who reside permanently in Germany
  • Be able to prove that they have not stayed in Germany for more than 18 months before the application
  • Have average grades corresponding to a German grade point average of at least 2.0
  • Submit 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
  • apply for a master’s degree shortly before or after obtaining a bachelor’s degree

Benefits of the DAAD SBW Berlin Scholarship

SBW Berlin covers the necessary living expenses of the scholarship recipients. A full scholarship includes:

  • a room in our shared student flats in Berlin
  • cost-of-living allowance in the amount of €6,600 per year 
  • 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.

The assistance will be provided for a minimum of 30 days and a maximum of 48 months, depending on the standard duration of studies in the discipline you have chosen.

Documents Required for the DAAD SBW Berlin Scholarship

To apply for the DAAD SBW Berlin Scholarship, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • application form (fillable PDF or online form)
  • letter of motivation (one or two pages long) 
  • current curriculum vitae
  • information about the net household income
  • copy of the last school or university certificate that shows the grade point average and a grade overview
  • copy of the highest academic degree (high school diploma or university certificate) that shows the grade point average and a grade overview
  • If available, copies of the following documents should also be included:
    • qualification for university entrance
    • admission to the university in Berlin or Potsdam where you intend to study (or are already
    • internationally recognized language certificate for the language in which your studies will be taught
    • all previous work, training, apprenticeship and internship certificates and references
    • all already obtained university certificates and records of achievements (graded and
      ungraded). We recommend all applicants to submit the following additional documents, which are not mandatory:
      • one or two letters of recommendation from professors, schoolteachers, employers, etc.
      • evidence of the net household income

How to Apply for the DAAD SBW Berlin Scholarship

Interested and qualified applicants should follow the procedure below to apply;

  • Applicants are to submit a letter of recommendation to [email protected]
  • The letter of recommendation is to be submitted by a nonprofit organization on behalf of the applicant as PDF
  • After carefully reviewing the letter, outstanding applicants will be granted
    access to the application form
  • These applicants are then allowed to submit their application and upload the required documents
  • 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. 
  • More details on the application procedure can be assessed via this link

Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the button below to commence their application.

Scholarsip Application Link:

Deadline: Open All Year