German Academic Scholarship Foundation

Scholarship Type
  • Financial funding: monthly cost of study plus living support dependent on parental income
  • General support: counseling by professors and lecturers of HfM as well as counsel by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation, events of the foundation, for example, at concert series, summer academies, seminars, conferences
Scholarship AmountMonthly allowance of 300 € plus monthly living stipend depending on parental income of maximum 649 €
Scholarship DurationDuration corresponds to BAföG regulations (generally the standard period of study/Regelstudienzeit)
Additional Funding
  • Allowance for insurance (when not covered through parents)
  • Family allowance and child care allowance (recipient with child)
  • Instrumentalists, singers, conductors and composers with excellent artistic achievements
  • Applicants must have at least two further semesters left in the standard period of study (Regelstudienzeit) after the application semester.
  • German citizens or international students with a German abitur, EU citizens, Citizens of other countries with permanent residence, or when your spouse or parent has permanent residence, or a parent has been legally employed in the country for at least three of the last six years (please see § 8 BAföG)
  • No funding for second degrees. Applicants may not have studied in another subject/programme more than 4 semesters (for vocalists, 6 semesters).
Application Documents
  • Application form
  • CV
  • Assessment from the main subject instructor
  • Audition programme
Selection Process

Round 1: Based on applications, the faculties will invite students for an audition round and interviews.

Round 2: Selection seminar at the foundation

Application DeadlineGenerally every year in October