In the academic year 2021/2022, we are able to support 119 talented and high-achieving students at Heilbronn University in the summer semester as part of the Deutschlandstipendium scholarship programme. The monthly grant is 300 euros and is financed equally by the federal government and private sponsors.

Heilbronn University sincerely thanks all sponsors for co-financing the Deutschlandstipendium.

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research would like to thank all sponsors as well.

Once a year, a ceremonial certificate presentation takes place during which scholarship holders and sponsors get to know each other. Photo: HHN

The application period for the academic year 2022/2023 will be from May 1st 2022 to May 31st 2022.

Click here for the online-application:

Support is provided to committed, talented and high-achieving students pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree at Heilbronn University. In addition to performance, the following criteria are taken into account:

· social commitment

· special family or

· personal circumstances.

For more details, see "Application - What are the requirements?”.

The monthly grant amounts to 300 euros. Depending on the period of approval, the funding period also varies. The grant is awarded either:

· in the respective winter semester (01.09.) and is then generally granted for one year (prerequisite for this is to study within the standard period of study).

· or in the following summer semester (01.03.): Students who are selected for a Deutschlandstipendium scholarship from the summer semester onwards initially receive an award for one semester and can apply for extension up to a certain deadline stated in the award notification.

See target group

  • for prospective students: particularly good average grade of the university entrance qualification with special consideration of the individual grades relevant for the chosen field of study

  • for already enrolled Bachelor students: proof of particularly good academic performance by submitting a current transcript of records

  • for already enrolled Master students: particularly good final grade of the previous degree programme as well as proof of particularly good academic performance by submitting a current transcript of records.

The application process takes place exclusively online via the following link:

All information on the application and the documents to be submitted can be found in the "information sheet".

The application period for the academic year 2022/23 will be from May 1st 2022 to May 31st. The link to the online application will be posted under "How?".

Various supporting documents are required for the application. You will find all information regarding the certificates in the information sheet "proof".

In addition to the supporting documents, a letter of motivation is required. In this letter, we would like to see who you are. Tell us about yourself, your career, what characterises you, what has shaped you, etc.

You will find guidance on how to write this letter in the information sheet "motivation letter".

Please note: The application formalities were switched to the exclusively online procedure only shortly before the application period. As a result, the statutes still state the former modalities. You do not have to submit your documents in paper form, only the online application and the documents uploaded in the online portal are relevant.

Ceremonial presentation of certificates

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