• Bauhaus-Universität Weimar - President’s Scholarship, Germany

    Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany | Weimar, Thuringia, Germany


    President’s Scholarships 2022/23 for dedicated international students in Germany - apply now!


    Last Date to apply: 

    January 31, 2022


    Selection Date: 

    The awarding committee for scholarships of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar will select the scholarship holders in February/March


    Weblink to Apply: 




    Who can apply?

    International students at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar who are particularly involved in intercultural exchange


    Criteria for awards:

    • special aptitude and motivation for studying at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (for example interdisciplinarity in studies and interests)

    • extracurricular engagement during studies at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar , for example in intercultural exchange, initiatives and projects, as a tutor, etc.

    • at least good academic performance already achieved at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

    • social aspects


    Funding Criteria:

    How is funding awarded?

    1 Scholarship (the investment is subject to the provision of funds in the 2022/23 funding year)

    450 euros per month for 12 months

    • Applications will only be considered if they are complete and submitted before the application deadline.

    • An application can not be considered without a letter of recommendation.

    • There is no legal entitlement to the award of a scholarship.


    Funding requirements

    • Candidates must be enrolled in a course of study at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.

    • A Bauhaus President Scholarship may not be awarded to candidates who are already receiving public funding.

    • Scholarship holders are only allowed to work part-time according to the relevant regulations.

    • Funding recipients are expected to submit a final report.


    Application documents

    Please use the online application form with file upload for your application documents (in German or English).

    Please upload your application (and accompanying documents, max. 15 MB) as one PDF file. The file name should include your first and last name. Please include the following documents in the order shown below:

    1. Letter of motivation (max. 2 pages)

    2. Curriculum vitae (CV)

    3. Proof of your achievement in your course of study at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar:
      overview of grades incl. grade point average (e.g. BISON print out or in form of a performance report by your faculty’s examination office)

    4. If applicable: copies of diplomas/bachelor's degree of previously earned degrees

    5. Proof of extracurricular commitment (e.g. certificates, confirmation of participation)

    6. If available: Proof of German language proficiency corresponding to the requirements of your degree programme (An exception is made if the candidate provides a copy of a previous degree awarded by a German-language university.)

    7. If applicable: explanation of special personal backgrounds and biographical hurdles such as caring for children, caring for relatives, disability or chronic illness, (educational) background of parents, migration background, experience of discrimination, etc.

    PLEASE NOTE – separate submission by the professor:

    8. Please submit the letter of recommendation separately online as a pdf file via the respective professor by 31st January 2022. For better comparability, please use theLetter of Recommendation Formand send it to stipendien[at]uni-weimar.de  

    The Scholarship Commission of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar is expected to decide on the award of the scholarships in February. In addition to the award criteria of academic performance, voluntary work/commitment and interdisciplinarity, social aspects, biographical hurdles and the individual potential of students in their current life situation can be taken into account.

    • Attempts to deceive by applicants will lead to immediate exclusion from the application process. A further application is not possible in this case.

    • Decisions of the committee will not be justified towards the applicants due to the absolute confidentiality of the selection procedure.

    The awarding is subject to the availability of funds in the funding year 22/23.

    Prof. Dr. Winfried Speitkamp, President

    Chair of the Scholarship Commission of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar



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