The Scholarship Program of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)

  • Political foundation with social-democratic values
  • Currently, about 2400 scholars receive a grant per year


  • Above-average academic academic performance
  • Sociopolitical involvement
  • Solidarity with social democratic values
  • Social background (university distant households and migration background)
  • BA program: until the end of 3rd semester
  • MA program: until the end of 1st semester


  • Continuous process without deadlines, the total process can take up to 7 months
  • „informal“ self-application, invitation to send detailed documents, individual interviews with lecturer of confidence and member of selection committee, selection committee


  • A maximum of 597 Euros per month (income-dependent, based on BAföG)
  • Book money 150 € per month
  • Grants for studying abroad and study abroad fees
  • Participation in internal training program
  • Network access


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