The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Foundation through its scholarship department, offers financial grants to both domestic and foreign student undergoing either undergraduate or postgraduate degree at any German university.
The scholarship aims to counteract the the social, political and gender discrimination prevalent in our society, and therefore gives preference to applications from women, students of non-academic and migrant backgrounds, the socially needy, and people with disabilities who demonstrate comparable achievements and commitment.
Level of Study: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree Program.
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Benefits of the Scholarship
Generally, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship is a form of living grant for international students. The scholarship does not cover the student’s tuition fee.
In addition, the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung’s Scholarship Department offers scholarship holders a wide range of support, consisting of political education events and summer schools, workshops conducted both domestically as well as abroad, symposia and educational trips. It also organizes practical training in fields such as rhetoric, conflict management and other key skills, time management and self-management, bolstering academic qualifications, text and writing workshops, and specific seminars on methodology.
The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Foundation demands students with the following qualities:
- Proficiency in German Language
- Strong academic background and professional qualifications
- Political and social engagement in line with the aims of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
- Personal/family background
The application for the scholarship is done by filling and submitting the scholarship application form. This form is to be found at the official scholarship website.
Application Deadline: The deadlines are as follows –
- 1 April – for grants beginning in the winter semester (1 October) of the same year.
- 1 October – for grants beginning in the summer semester (1 April) of the next year.
Official Scholarship Website: Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship.