DAAD Scholarship For North American & Canadian Students

Last Updated on March 27, 2015

DAAD Study Scholarships For Fine Arts, Architecture, Music, Dance: This program is introduced by DAAD in German institutes for highly qualified candidates to get in touch with the field of arts and its different forms. Candidates of PhD, Masters and Post Doctoral can apply for this grant and earn a professional or a non professional diploma at a German institute.

Introduction to Scholarship Provider:

DAAD has been organizing different scholarships for many years to provide financial stability and ease to students this specific scholarship is for Canadian or American students studying in or have graduated from BA and MA degrees.


Scholarship will be awarded for 1 year. (Every year)

1st October,2014 till 31st July, 2015.

Purpose of Study:


Level of Study:

Undergraduate, Master’s and PhD.

Number of Scholarships:

Not Applicable.

Application Deadline:

1st November 2014.

Field of Study:

Host Country:


Host Institutions:

German Institutes taking part in DAAD scholarship program.

Eligible Countries:

Students living in north America and Canada can apply for DAAD grants in Bachelor’s and master’s programs.


The benefits are as follow:

  • The scholarship will be granted for 10 months and will be extended the next year If the candidate’s performance is consistent.
  • The above rule will be followed according to German Educational year.
  • A stipend of 750 Euros will be provided on monthly basis. Medical insurance and traveling cost of 850 Euros will be provided (East America) 1,075 Euros (West) and lastly 925 (Canada East) 1,300 Euros (west) by DAAD.
  • A small amount for family will be provided on certain conditions and in specific circumstances.


  • Candidates studying in recognized university in North America will be accepted for this scholarship and those in Canada.
  • Graduates of MA/MS and BA/BS who have not been living in Canada for more than 15 months in the last year and also who have been graduated for less than 6 years.
  • PhD scholars applying must not have been doctoral graduates for more than 4 years.
  • It is necessary that candidate provided proof of being a Canadian or American National. Those who have come from other countries to study in Canadian or American well renowned university (more than two years ) are welcomed to apply.
  • It is necessary that candidates have knowledge of German language and can take test here.
  • Aspirant must not be a DAAD scholarship holder in current or previous Academic year.
  • Must send some piece of Art to the DAAD New York.

How to Apply:

  • Download the form Fill it. Sign it and send it to the address given below. There may be a different DAAD deadline at your campus must check it or send it directly to DAAD New York.
  • Attach a CV with your name on every page, a study proposal or plan (3-4 pages, name o each page) about why are you choosing the specific major and how will it improve your professional life, reference letters or recommendations from your professors at the university. (three copies and the original as well properly packed envelope) the professor is requested to send it himself.
  • Proof that you are currently taking education at a German institute and if not admitted yet there is no need of it.
  • Send all the result cards of intermediate, Bachelors and Master’s (three copies each).
  • Kindly refer to this page for what is accepted and expected of you.

Synchronize the documents in this way DO NOT staple just seal them in an envelope.

  • Application Form (signed by you).
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Study plan/proposal.
  • 2 commendation  letters (Conserved).
  • Language test completed.
  • Result sheets/ Transcripts.

Note: Send three photo copies and 1 original of all the documents required to the address given below.

Terms and Conditions:

  • University does not allow candidates to change their courses.
  • university will not consider any late applications and challenges.
  • Keep all the photo copies with yourself for record.
  • For any queries contact and Click Here


DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Study Scholarship
871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017

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