Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Scholarship for International Students

Applications for Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Scholarship are currently open. This post will go into detail regarding this scholarship program, its benefits, and the application process.

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarships 2022-2023 are fully financed international student scholarships. These scholarships are available for master’s and doctoral studies. These scholarships will grant a monthly stipend of 1350€. Additional lump sum payments of 100€ are available to cover research expenditures and additional health care subsidies.

The Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt) provides funding for this program. The scholarship’s maximum duration length is determined by the average time or number of semesters of your studies (Regelstudienzeit). If the conditions are met, the scholarship will be granted for one year and then extended indefinitely. Extensions beyond the regular study period are possible.

The Scholarship Department of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung provides students with a wide range of support, including political education events and summer schools, domestic and international conferences, symposia, and educational travels.

It also provides practical training in areas such as rhetoric, conflict resolution, and other key skills, time management and self-management, academic qualification enhancement, text and writing workshops, and methodology-specific seminars.

Brief Description | Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Scholarship for International students

  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Foundation
  • Scholarship Type: Financial grants
  • Host Institution(s): Higher Institutions in Germany
  • Scholarship Worth: Not specified
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
  • Nationality: All Nationalities
  • Application Deadline: 1st October, 2022

Scholarship Coverage

Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship provides the recipient with the following benefits:

For Masters: The monthly basic scholarship consists of 850€ along with a lump sum of 20€. Additional subsidies for health and nursing insurance of no more than 86€ are also available.

For PhD: The doctoral scholarship is largely independent of one’s income and consists of 1350€ per month. Additional lump sum payments of 100€ to cover research costs and further health care subsidies are also available. Scholarship holders can also receive funding to cover stays abroad (for research, attending conferences, etc.).

Eligibility Criteria for Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship

To qualify for Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Scholarship, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

  • Required Language: Good knowledge of English. German language proficiency (B2 level or above)
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries. Preference is given to women, students of non-academic and migrant backgrounds, the socially needy, and people with disabilities, with achievement and commitment. Applications from undergraduate and doctoral students from scientific and technical disciplines are actively encouraged, as well as from graduates of technical colleges.
  • Applications will be accepted only in German or English language
  • MA Students must be enrolled at a state or state-recognized German university
  • PhD students must be accepted at a German universit
  • Certificate of enrolment (Immatrikulationsbescheinigung) for the next semester or at least a letter of admission (Zulassung) from a German university. Your enrolment must be documented at the latest by the time the scholarship would start
  • Basic knowledge of the German language (further classes can be sponsored by us). At least very good knowledge of the English language
  • Activities in social, political and/or community services.

The selection criteria are:

  • High scholarly and professional qualifications (proof of above-average academic achievement at school and/or university)
  • Political and social engagement in line with the aims of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
  • German language proficiency (B2 level or above).
  • Personal/family background

How to Apply

Before the application deadline, interested candidates should apply online for a Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Scholarship 2022–2033. All necessary information must be provided by applicants.

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