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Scholarships

Students at Freiburg University of Music can receive financial support through a scholarship.

Scholarships at Freiburg University of Music

Women's Scholarship in Music

Sponsor/Donor: Freiburg University of Music
Target group: female students of Freiburg University of Music, any study course, any major.
students should be prospective high performers and likely to increase numbers of professional women in their according majors or should seek for a University career as a professor.
Duration: 2 semesters
Amount: 400.- EUR per month
How to apply: application documents see "Ausschreibung". Deadline: 09 November 20209
Audition: 25 November 2020

Graduates' Scholarship - "Landesgraduiertenförderung"

Sponsor/Donor: State of Baden-Wuerttemberg
Target group: fully enrolled graduate students, doctoral candidates
Duration: Doctoral Scholarships: max. 3 years
                Artistic projects: max. 1,5 years
Amount: see "Satzung"

According to "Landesgraduiertenförderungsgesetz (LGFG)" of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg Freiburg University of Music awards Doctoral Scholarships as well as scholarships for artistic projects.

Further information (in german only)
Ausschreibung    
Antragsformular
Satzung

Deutschlandstipendium

The "Deutschlandstipendium" is awarded under a support programme of Federal Ministry of Education and Research based on the "Stipendienprogrammgesetz". It is meant to support talented students whose high achievements as students and future professionals are expected.

Further information (in german only):
Ausschreibung      
Antragsformular
Satzung

E.T.A. Hoffmann Foundation (part of the Immanuel Kant-Stiftung)

Sponsor/Donor: private
Target Group: high-performance, financially low supported, mostly foreign students of Freiburg University of Music, who engage in artistic, intercultural or pedagogical aspects of classical music.
Duration: 1 up to 2 years maximum
Amount: full or part scholarships up to 400 EUR per month
How to Apply: application documents include motivation letter, CV and recommendation letter of the teacher in major, addressed to International Office. Deadline 15 February, funding starts 1 April.

Rosenberg Foundation

Sponsor/Donor: private
Target Group: gifted students from all fields of study
Duration: 2 semesters
Amount: 2000 EUR in two installments (1000 euros each in the winter and summer semester)
How to Apply: The student's professor must respond to the call for nominations with an informal application to the Board of Directors of the Rosenberg Endowment which clearly establishes the student's high aptitude. The application should include the nominee's curriculum vitae. Students cannot apply on their own. The application deadline is announced on the call for nominations. A preliminary selection round is held each year in October.
 

 

Scholarships for International Students

DAAD Grants for Graduating Students (STIBET)

Sponsor/Donor: DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Target Group: students with a foreign educational background who are enrolled at a German higher education institution for their last two semesters.

How to Apply: deadline for application in summer semester as of 15 April, in winter semester as of 15 October, submit application attn. Ms Pfann j.pfann@mh-freiburg.de
application form STIBET

 

DAAD Award for Outstanding Achievements by International Students

Sponsor/Donor. DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Target Group: outstanding students with a foreign educational background who are enrolled at a German higher education institution and have demonstrated great social engagement
Duration: one-time award
How to Apply: The call for nominations is issued each summer semester. Applicants must be nominated by an instructor in their major field of study. Following a preliminary selection round, recipients are announced at the beginning of the winter semester.

Baden-Wuerttemberg Scholarship

Sponsor/Donor: State Foundation of Baden-Württemberg
Target Group: incoming students from one of the school's five partner institutions
Duration: up to 1 year (2 semesters)
How to Apply: Candidates must be nominated by one of the school's direct partner institutions (Kyoto City University of Arts/Japan, University of Toronto, Faculty of Music, Toronto/Kanada, Eastman School of Music/Rochester USA, Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington/USA, Michigan University School of Music, Theatre and Dance, Ann Arbor/USA, Sydney Conservatorium of Music/Australien, Staatskonservatorium Odessa/Ukraine ). Candidates must be enrolled at one of the partner institutions and have been granted prior admission to the Freiburg University of Music.

Study Abroad Scholarships

PROMOS 2021 – DAAD German Students' Mobility Programme

Support for summer-/masterclasses abroad or internships in foreign countries

German or equated or fully enrolled foreign Freiburg University of Music degree-students, can apply for funding a short stay abroad, usually for summer- and/or masterclasses or contests  in the year 2021. 

Students who plan a future ERASMUS stay will be privileged.

The lump sum funding amounts to 500.- EUR.

Application requirements:

  • fully enrolled degree students
  • enrolled at time of summer-/masterclass, not on leave of absence
  • relevant language proficiency

 

how to apply:

  • motivation letter, deadline 15 April  (summer classes) or 15 October (other masterclasses in 2021)
  • confirmation of application/confirmation of class/confirmation of internship
  • teacher's letter of recommendation
  • confirmaton of language proficiency

 

The first selection will be end of April, the second one end of October each year. All applicants will be informed in writing.

For information concerning study abroadand exchange scholarships please directly contact the International Office.

 

Other Music Scholarships

Music Scholarship from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Art Foundation 

Sponsor/Donor: Baden-Wuerttemberg Art Foundation
Target Group: graduates from the areas of classical music and jazz, born or currently living in Baden-Württemberg. Applicants should be under 35 years of age, in exceptional cases under 40.
How to Apply:
www.kunststiftung.de

Jütting Music Scholarship

Sponsor/Donor: Hans and Eugenia Jütting Foundation
Target Group: young music students with German or Polish citizenship; different age limits for instrumental soloists, members of an ensemble and vocalists. Yearly call for applications in alternating fields of study.
Duration: one-time scholarship
Amount: 8000 EUR achievement scholarships, 5000 EUR promotional scholarships
How to Apply:
www.juettingstiftung.de
application deadline: 31 Oct.   – please stay informed!

Oscar und Vera Ritter Scholarship

Sponsor/Donor: Oscar and Vera Ritter Foundation
Target Group: especially qualified young artists
How to Apply: Visit the following site for details: 
www.ritter-stiftung.de

Hezekiah Wardwell Scholarship

Sponsor/Donor: Humboldt Foundation
Target Group: gifted Spanish musicians studying at a German school of music
How to Apply: application deadline each year on 10 January; for more information, visit
www.humboldt-foundation.de

Hans Huber Foundation

Sponsor/Donor: Carl Steuer-Gutzwiller
Target Group: citizens of the Swiss cantons Basel-Stadt and Basel-Land who study at a school of music; age limit: 28 years
How to Apply: more information: Hans Huber-Stiftung, Postfach 3133, 4002 Basel

Yamaha Scholarship Competition

Sponsor/Donor: Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe (YMFE), London
Target Group: talented music students in the fields keyboard instruments, woodwinds, brass, strings, and vocals; the fields included in the competition vary from year to year; age limit: 25 years
Amount: 2000 pounds sterling
How to Apply: more information:Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe, Administration Office, Siemensstr. 22-34, 25462 Rellingen, Phone: (04101) 303888,
www.yamaha-europe.com

General Private Foundations

Adelhausen Foundation

 

Sponsor/Donor: Foundation Administration of the City of Freiburg
Target Group: young Catholic women enrolled at a higher education institution in Freiburg
Duration: up to 24 months
Amount: full and partial scholarships of up to 400 EUR per month
How to apply: intermediate examination; application deadline: 15 September
www.stiftungsverwaltung-freiburg.de

Dr. Leo Ricker Foundation

Sponsor/Donor: Foundation Administration of the City of Freiburg
Target Group: students enrolled at a higher education institution in Freiburg
Duration: up to 24 months
Amount: full and partial scholarships of up to 400 EUR per month
How to apply: intermediate examination; application deadline: 15 September
www.stiftungsverwaltung-freiburg.de 

Foundations/Funding Associations with Political or Confessional Affiliations

National German Academic Foundation

Sponsor/Donor: Federal Republic of Germany
Target Group: outstanding students of all fields
Amount: up to 585 EUR depending on familial situation, allowance for books
Tutor: Prof. Martin Schmeding
How to Apply: Applications are accepted twice a year and should be submitted to the foundation's tutor at Freiburg University of Music. They must include a comprehensive letter of recommendation from an instructor in the student's major field including evidence of his or her high achievement, a curriculum vitae, and letter of motivation from the student
www.studienstiftung.de

Cusanuswerk

Sponsor/Donor: Roman Catholic Church
Target Group: outstanding students who are actively engaged members of the Catholic Church
Amount: up to 585 EUR depending on familial situation, allowance for books
Tutor: Prof. Dr. Ludwig Holtmeier
How to Apply:
www.cusanuswerk.de 

Evangelisches Studienwerk e.V. Villigst (Protestant funding association)

Sponsor/Donor: German Protestant Church
Target Group: membership and active engagement in the church
Amount: up to 585 EUR depending on familial situation, allowance for books
How to Apply:
www.evstudienwerk.de 

Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Sponsor/Donor: affiliated with the German political party FDP
Target Group: outstanding students of all fields
How to Apply:
www.fnst-freiheit.org 

Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Sponsor/Donor: affiliated with the German political party CDU
Target Group: outstanding students of all fields
How to Apply:
www.kas.de 

Friedrich Ebert Foundation

Sponsor/Donor: affiliated with the German political party SPD
Target Group: outstanding students of all fields
How to Apply:
www.fes.de 

Heinrich Böll Foundation

Sponsor/Donor: affiliated with the German political party "Bündnis 90/Die Grüne"
Target Group: outstanding academic and/or scientific achievements, social engagement, and active reflection on the foundation's core values: ecology, nonviolence, solidarity, and democracy
How to Apply:
www.boell.de 

Rosa Luxemburg Foundation

Sponsor/Donor: affiliated with the German political party "Die Linke"
Target Group: students and doctoral candidates of all fields who have distinguished themselves through high academic achievement and great social dedication in the spirit of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation
How to Apply:
www.rosalux.de 

Hans Böckler Foundation

Sponsor/Donor: affiliated with the German Confederation of Trade Unions
Target Group: promotes gifted laborers through scholarships and research initiatives. Children of laborers and students who have earned their higher education entrance qualification through adult education programs are given priority in decisions on funding.
Amount: up to 585 EUR depending on familial situation, allowance for books
How to Apply:
www.boeckler.de

Allgemeine Recherche: Datenbanken für Stipendien

Stipendiendatenbank des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung

http://www.stipendienlotse.de/

 

Begabtenförderung im Hochschulbereich

http://www.stipendiumplus.de/startseite.html

 

Stipendiendatenbank von E-Fellows

http://www.e-fellows.net/extranet/stipendien-datenbank

 

Datenbank und Bewerbungshilfe

http://www.mystipendium.de/

 

spezialisierte Suche nach Kultursparten

http://www.kulturfoerderung.org/de/dizk_content/Foerderersuche/index.html

 

Stipendiendatenbank des Deutschen Musikinformationszentrum (MIZ)

www.miz.org

 

Beratung von Eltern für mögliche Studienstipendien für ihre Kinder

http://www.studienkompass.de/elternkompass.html

Information and advice:

Studierendenwerk Freiburg

Annika Fröhlich
Schreiberstr. 12-16
79098 Freiburg
 


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