Katholische University Scholarship 2019 for international students


KU scholarship 2019 for international students

In 2019, the KU is offering academically qualified international students who are in financial need a scholarship in order to promote internationalization at our university. This scholarship is funded by the Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science, and the Arts.

  • Funding term for summer: April 1, 2019 – August 31, 2019
  • Funding term for winter: October 1, 2019– February 29, 2020

This scholarship is € 336.00 per month. Attention: The scholarship is always awarded for a period of 5 months. There is no automatic extension. If you would like to be funded for a further period, you must reapply with all necessary documents.


  • Academic qualification
  • Personal qualification
  • You have not yet exceeded the maximum funding period (36 months) for this scholarship.
  • You are enrolled as a student at the KU (Eichstätt campus or Ingolstadt campus) during the funding period
  • Advanced studies with good study performance (from 3rd semester onwards)
  • Financial need

Necessary documents:

  • Signed application form
  • Certificate of enrollment of the KU (international degree-seeking students) or Letter of Admission of the KU (incoming exchange students)
  • proof of academic achievement or transcript of records
  • at least one letter of recommendation from a KU professor (degree-seeking students) or a professor from your home university (exchange students)
  • CV in tabular form in English
  • letter of motivation (one page)
  • proof of nationality

Application deadline:

  • March 1, 2019 for the summer funding term (April 1, 2019 – August 31, 2019)
  • September 1, 2019 for the winter funding term (October 1, 2019 – February 29, 2020)

Please send your complete application as a single PDF file to: KU International Office incoming@ku.de, subject: Scholarship: Promotion of internationalisation. Please note that we only accept complete applications sent as a single PDF file.

Please note the following:

There is no legal claim to funding. Applicants may be invited for personal interviews. Candidates will be informed in writing about the result. We do not provide explanations of reasons for accepting or rejecting individual scholarship applications.

You are in financial need when your income does not exceed the following income limits:

Gross annual income:

  • Applicant (own income): €15,000
  • Each dependent child: €8,000
  • The following are classed as income for the purposes of the scholarship program: income from self-employment, maintenance from third parties (in particular parents), other scholarships, etc.



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