STIBET I Graduation Scholarship

STIBET I Graduation Scholarship for International Students of the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer


The graduation scholarships of the STIBET I program are an initiative of the DAAD, funded by German Federal Foreign Office (AA). The scholarship is intended for enrolled non-native foreigners who wish to graduate from the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer and need financial support during their graduation phase. In addition to good academic performances, it must be clear that a successful degree can be expected in 2024.

Eligible are International degree-seeking students who are about to start writing their Bachelor or Master thesis, with:

  • Good academic achievements
  • A successful degree, which is expected in 2024
  • If applicable: maximum allowed monthly financial income (e.g. salary): 1.222,-€/brutto (information provided without guarantee; will be proofed individually)

Application Deadline
Monday, 15th April 2024

Application ONLINE (see below) inlcluding:

  • CV with a current photo
  • Current enrolment certificate from the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer
  • Current Transcript of records – issued by the examination office, incl. credit points and average grade
  • Current reference letter from a professor at the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer
  • Copy of the completely signed application for admission to the final thesis
  • Copy of passport
  • Letter of Motivation (ca. 1 page) describing why financial support is necessary, which plans are pursued after graduation and when is the graduation expected
  • Proof of salary, if applicable (e.g. certificate or contract - statement of account is NOT acceptable)
  • Proof of voluntary commitment at the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer, if applicable

*The details of the submitted datas are electronically stored and used in consideration of the GDPR by the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer.  


  • Critical selection criteria are: 1. previous academic achievements 2. financial need 3. volunteer at the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer.
  • Retroactive funding is not possible
  • Students must be enrolled at the time the scholarship is awarded
  • Students must reside primarily in Germany during their studies
  • The final thesis should generally be written in Germany
  • As the available funds are limited, not all applicants can be considered
  • The scholarship is awarded by a selection committee
  • Selected scholarship holders are required to submit a copy of the diploma at the International Office upon completion of their final thesis


Contact person:

Marina Gastmann - E-Mail: marina.gastmann(at)


Application STIBET I

Application Stibet I

Application Stibet I

Further scholarships

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers (international) students the opportunity to find scholarships according to their individual field of study and study phase within the framework of a scholarship database.

Information on the scholarship database and other DAAD funding opportunities can be found here.

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The scholarship aims to promote talented young people in Germany in the future and support them in their academic goals.

Further information on the Deutschlandstipendium and current calls for applications or application deadlines can be found >>here.

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For more information on the Niedersachsenstipendium and the next call for applications, click >>here.

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