[Translate to English:] Stipendiat werden

[Translate to English:] Talent trifft Förderung

Become a scholar

Application procedure for the academic year 2020/21 at the HTW Dresden

For the academic year 2020/21, the HTW Dresden will be awarding particularly gifted and high-achieving students up to 77 Germany Scholarships. The actual number is based on the funds raised from private sources at the time of the award. In the academic year 2019/20, a total of 50 scholarships were awarded. The scholarships are awarded for a maximum of one year (1.9.2020 - 31.8.2021) and are paid out on a monthly basis. The amount of the monthly allowance is EUR 300.

Application procedure

All students who are enrolled at the HTW Dresden for the winter semester 2020/21 can apply.

The selection decision will be prepared by the selection committee and confirmed by the Rectorate on 10.11.2020. The notifications will be subsequently available at the application portal. The ceremonial handover of the scholarships will take place on 26.11.2020 at 4 pm in the PAB. Verification of the selection criteria listed in the annex to the scholarship regulations (cf.notes listed below).

Documents to be submitted

Various matters can be presented in the context of the application process within the online application system and in the appropriate place, and with the required proof attached (typically as an electronic copy in the applicant portal). Points are awarded in accordance with section 8 sub-section 3 of the StipO in three categories (a, b, c), with a maximum of 10 points awarded in each category and 5 credits per verified criterion.

Distinction and special achievements

  • Proof: Certificate, confirming activity in an apprenticeship

Profession (min. 12 months)​​​​​​​

  • Proof: Certificate of employment

Preparatory internship (min. 3 months, no compulsory internships, before commencing with undergraduate studies)​​​​​​​

  • Proof: Internship certificate

Study-related stay abroad (min. 6 months)​​​​​​​

  • Suitable proof (e.g. enrollment certificate from the host university, confirmation of the International Office representative)

Voluntary work, activity in associations during studies (minimum monthly activity)

  • Proof: Current confirmation from the organisation listing the type and scope of activity (proof of membership is not enough)

University ambassador of the HTW Dresden

  • Proof: Confirmation from the institution

Political commitment or participation in religious societies (minimum monthly activity)

  • Proof: Current confirmation (not older than 3 months) from the party or religious community listing the type and scope of activity (proof of membership is not enough); the party must be entitled to state funding in the current calendar year (attach proof); the religious community must be a so-called “Kdö.R” (proof attached)

Special intervention in crisis regions​​​​​​​

  • Proof: Confirmation from the institutions

Rescue / First Responder

  • Proof: Current confirmation from the institution (for First Responders not older than 24 months)

Voluntary social / ecological year​​​​​​​

  • Proof: Confirmation from the institution

University political commitment​​​​​​​

  • Proof: Confirmation from the Committee Chairman / Management Board confirming participation in committees at the University or trans-university student representations (recognition only if no semester committee attendance has already been recognised)

Caring for children (up to 12 years) within your own household

  • Proof: Child benefit certificate, registration certificate

Pertaining to caring for relatives

  • Proof: Pertaining to caring for relatives

Migration background

  • Proof: letter of motivation / explanation in the appropriate box of the application system

Chronic illness or disability

  • Proof: Severely handicapped pass or medical confirmation (not older than 6 months) that a permanent disease-related restriction is present (without mentioning the diagnosis)

Competitive sport​​​​​​​

  • Proof: Current certification from the Olympic Training Centre / Centre of Excellence (no recreational sports)

First-time academic​​​​​​​

  • Proof: Indication of occupational training by the father and mother

Employment during studies / Assistance in parental responsibilities

  • Proof: Confirmation of the company

Timing of the application process

22.07.2020 - 27.09.2020 Application period
10.11.2020 - 13.11.2020 Provision of approval and rejection notices
26.11.2020 at 4 p.m. Ceremonial handover of the scholarships, followed by a get-together of the scholarship recipients and sponsors

Best of luck!