Thursday, November 20, 2014

Study Abroad: Research and internships in Germany, DEADLINE Jan. 31, 2015

The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship program for study, research and internships in Germany. The DAAD offers a wide variety of funding opportunities for students including summer research internships for students in the sciences.

DAAD RISE: Research Internships in Science and Engineering
· Competitive summer internship program for students in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences and Engineering
· Students work with research groups at universities and top research institutions
· Length of program is 2-3 months during summer term
· Working Language is English
· Scholars receive stipends from DAAD to help cover living expenses while partner institutions provide housing
· Over 300 students are awarded annually

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship: Study abroad scholarship for students with strong research or academic interest in Germany
· Competitive scholarship to support 4-10 months of study in Germany
· Scholars receive monthly stipend plus funds to help defray travel, research and health insurance expenses
· Applicants should have sophomore or junior standing at time of application.
· Students should be able to demonstrate a clear interest in contemporary German and European affairs

Important Dates:
December 2, 2014-Information Session at 12:30pm in MGH 171
January 15, 2015
January 31, 2015- Deadline for Undergraduate Scholarship

Please find an information sheet about the DAAD Rise attached to this email. Please encourage interested students to attend the information session and schedule an advising appointment with Global Opportunities. I’m also happy to come to any student events that your department has planned. Thank you!

Please direct questions to:

Emily Smith
Global Opportunities Adviser
Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity /