Scholarships and Awards
Bielefeld University, together with its various partners, awards scholarships and prizes to international students with special achievements in their studies and/or extraordinary commitment alongside their studies.
The following scholarship programmes are available for international students:
First and foremost the scholarship holders are provided with financial support. In addition the students find further support in a social and ideational form. You can find an insight into the first scholarship holder celebration of the International Office here.
Further there are many other scholarships that are financed by different sponsors, such as the scholarship programmes of the Studienfonds OWL, which are open to all students of Bielefeld University. In the future, you will find an overview of other scholarships in the ISSC's e-learning space. In addition, you can research here:
There are also offers of support for financial emergencies. The ISSC can pay international students emergency aid from funds of the Association for International Students in Bielefeld (ViSiB) in case of financial hardship. Please contact email@example.com for further information. Alternatively, both the Protestant Student Community (ESG) and the Catholic University Community (KHG) can help with small amounts to overcome financial emergencies. It is also possible to apply for a social loan from the General Student Committee (AStA).
For more information and assistance in finding and applying for scholarships, please attend our events and office hours about financing your studies. There you can also find out about our assistance in financial emergency situations. You can find the current office hours here.
In addition to scholarships, the following awards are presented to international:
If you are a student and wonder whether you would be suitable as an award winner contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org .