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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Study/Research Grants

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Study/Research Grants provide qualified students and recent graduates the opportunity to complete a program of additional studies, conduct independent study, or complete a master’s or doctoral degree in Germany.

The campus deadline for the DAAD Study/Research Grants in the Non-Arts Fields is 4:00 pm, Wednesday, October 4, 2017. All application components must be submitted (1) online via the DAAD portal and (2) as a single PDF of all documents (EXCEPT the letter of recommendation) in the appropriate order to uclafellowship@grad.ucla.edu.  See relevant checklist attached for the order in which documents should be compiled.

The letter of recommendation—along with the reference form (available from the applicant) due by 4pm, October 4, 2017, as well as signed and on department/institution letterhead—can be emailed as a PDF to uclafellowship@grad.ucla.edu or mailed to/dropped off at:

UCLA Graduate Fellowships & Financial Services
1228 Murphy Hall / Campus Mailcode 144401
Box 951444
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1444

STUDY SCHOLARSHIPS are available to highly qualified final-year undergraduate students or those who have received an undergraduate degree of all disciplines for a full master's degree program at a German university, or for study at a German university as part of a postgraduate or master's degree program completed in the home country. 

LONG-TERM RESEARCH GRANTS are available to highly qualified candidates who have completed a master's degree or in exceptional cases a bachelor's degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research, or those who have already completed a PhD (postdocs), or to individuals wishing to earn a doctoral degree in Germany.

Utilize the relevant checklist attached to submit the supplementary materials listed:

Submit the application online by the campus deadline in order for our office to have an electronic copy to review.