Graduation Grants for international students at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

Closing date: 13 SEPTEMBER 2020

Student type: International students are eligible for this scholarship program.

Level of study: Bachelor; Master; State Examination or equivalent degree

Study area: Any

Scholarship value: The scholarships are amounting to 400€ monthly within a period of six months (October 2020-March2021).


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


  1. are studying at RUB and graduated from a foreign school and/or completed their first university degree abroad
  2. are close to their final degree (Bachelor; Master; State Examination or equivalent degree), thus plan their graduation within the winter semester 2020/21
  3. effected good to very good performances during their studies
  4. are reliant on financial support during their final phase of study

How to apply:  

Before you complete the online survey (Step 2), please prepare the following files as PDF:

  1. your motivational letter (Please consider the following: your academic achievements and plans after graduation, your general and financial situation in Germany, your social commitment)
  2. copy of residence permit (for non EU-students)
  3. certificate of enrolment for the winter semester 2020/21
  4. Transcript of Records
  5. Department’s confirmation
  6. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  7. University lecturer’s letter of recommendation (by request, this letter may be sent directly toInternational Officeby the lecturer)
  8. Bank statements of the last three months
  9. optional: certificate about social commitment (may be advantageous though it is not a requirement)

Please fill the following online survey precisely and carefully:Application

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