Hochschulwerk Scholarship for International Students at Herdecke University

Deadline: 30 September 2015
Open to:  international students
Scholarship: monthly stipend of EUR 700 for a maximum period of 24 months


Witten/Herdecke University (UW/H) was founded and state recognized in 1983 and ever since has been a pioneer among Germany’s higher education institutions. As a model university they stand for dynamic reforms of the traditional alma mater and the pursuit of a humanistic educational concept adapted to the challenges of their modern knowledge society. Theory-based and practice-oriented teaching at UW/H is always associated with the acquisition of subject-related, methodical, social and cultural competences, value orientation and personal growth.

The Hochschulwerk of Witten/Herdecke University (UW/H) is proud to announce its new scholarship for international students. The scholarship is financed by the students of Witten/Herdecke University through their contributions to the Hochschulwerk, the funds are administered by the Sozialausschuss (Social Committee of the Student Union).

 Scholarships are offered for a maximum period of 24 months.


Eligible are international students who meet the following criteria:

  • Nationality of a lower income country (annual GDP/capita less than USD 10,000);
  • Successful application for a degree programme at UW/H;
  • Personal need of funding (to be confirmed by the Social Committee).


The scholarship comprises a monthly grant of EUR 700 for a maximum tenure of 24 months.

How to apply?

The application deadline  is 30 September 2015.

A complete application must include the following:

  • Your CV;
  • An informal motivation letter and declaration about your financial background (one page total);
  • The confirmation that you have received a place in one of the degree programs of Witten/Herdecke University;

and should be submitted to: [email protected]

For more information please visit the official website. 

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