Study Scholarship for Visual Art

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

The Study Scholarship for Visual Art is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in the fields of Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    DAAD scholarships offer graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Major/Career:
    Foreign applicants who have gained a first university degree in the fields of Fine Art, Design/Visual Communication and Film
  • Other Benefits:
    A monthly payment of 750 eurosTravel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of fundingOne-off study allowancePayments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance coverUnder certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:Contribution towards tuition fees that may be charged by the university (max. 500 euros per semester)Monthly rent subsidyMonthly allowance for accompanying members of family

Application Details

  • Transcript:
    Not required
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Other Materials:
    Statement about academic and personal reasons for the planned study project in Germany (letter of motivation; 1 - 3 pages)If available: Letter of acceptance from the host university.If you do not have a letter of acceptance at the time of application, you must apply to the university for this in good time and subsequently submit the confirmation letter before the scholarship-supported study programme begins. Please note that you yourself are responsible for ensuring that you apply for admission at the host university by the due date and that a Scholarship Award Letter from the DAAD only becomes valid if you are admitted to your chosen host university.Complementary studies not leading to a final qualification:Confirmation of supervision from a German university teacherAlso for all applicants:University degree certificate indicating final grade(s): the certificate must be subsequently submitted before the scholarship-supported study programme begins if studies have not been completed at the time of application.A list of all work that have been cited as samples (see with detailed information (size, date of creation, place, etc.)A declaration that the works of art have been produced or created by the applicant or the names of those persons involved in producing collaborative pieces of work. In the case of collaborative work or projects, the applicant's own contribution must be marked as such or appropriately described.Other documents which support your application (e.g. certificates of employment, proof of placements, etc.)Copy of school-leaving certificate which entitles holders to study at a university in the home country (with all individual grades)DAAD Language Evaluation Form

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