Particularly qualified international students can apply for an end-of-study scholarship at the Technical University of Cologne if they are already at the end of their studies. The Department of International Affairs awards these scholarships through funding by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Federal Foreign Office.
The main goal of the end-of-study scholarship is to provide financial support to international students during the preparation of their final thesis, so that they can fully concentrate on their final degree. International students who have achieved very good or good grades and who are in the final phase of their studies are eligible to apply.
Who can apply for an end-of-study scholarship?
We accept applications from students:
We cannot accept applications from students:
Please note that your application for the end-of-study scholarship can only be considered if you have not yet completed your thesis. You can prove this by registering your thesis with the Examination Office.
The application deadline of each year is:
The earliest start of the funding is
Value and duration of the end-of-study scholarship
You can apply for both Bachelor’s and Master’s theses.
The end-of-study scholarship starts at the earliest in the month of your official registration of your thesis or with a notice from your supervisor about the official start and end date of your thesis.
The end-of-study scholarship ends no later than the month of the last exam / colloquium or the submission of the final thesis.
For more information about this scholarship, visit the University’s website here.