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DAAD Undergraduate Awards

Application Materials


Open to: 
Graduating students


Application Process: 


The DAAD Undergraduate Awards do not have a campus process. The application process is lengthy and requires many months of preparation.

Should I apply?

Important information, which can help you determine if the DAAD Undergraduate Awards are right for you, can be found here:

Additional information on the DAAD Undergraduate Awards, including application criteria, can be found at:

Additional Information


How the ORC can help

After reading this website and the official DAAD Undergraduate Awards website you should attend an information session. Info sessions can be found at

 The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers a wide range of scholarships for undergraduates ranging from three-week summer courses to internship placements for science and engineering students. 

RISE - Research Internships in Science and Engineering

Summertime internships with German doctoral students at universities and research institutions--no German required! Now includes additional funding, which will allow DAAD to cover travel costs for award winners in the US and Canada to and from Germany.

RISE Professional  (Deadline Dec. 15)

Students about to complete their bachelor's or undergrad who are DAAD alumni can apply for these summer internships with German companies. 

University Summer Course Grant (Deadline Dec. 1)

Summer courses at German universities to help build your language skills while studying anything from film to politics to engineering. 

EMGIP - Bundestag Internship (Deadline Sept. 15)

Two months at the German parliament for students who are fluent in German. 

Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany (Deadline Feb. 15)

A semester of study at one of the UAS7 universities in Germany followed by a one-semester professional internship at a company or research institute in Germany. A joint program of German Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS7) and DAAD.