These scholarships aim to provide highly qualified students in the fields of fine art, design, film, music, choreography and architecture with an opportunity to complete a program of additional studies, with or without earning a formal degree, at a German institute of higher education.Study scholarships are granted for one academic year (10 months) with the possibility of a one-year extension for students in degree-granting programs to complete a full degree course in Germany.
-Graduating seniors or graduate students applying for this program must be enrolled at an accredited university at the time of application.(Those who have already completed an undergraduate degree do not need to be currently enrolled.) -Recent graduates who have completed their Bachelor’s degrees no longer than six years before the application deadline are welcome to apply -PhD candidates must have achieved ABD status no longer than four years before applying. Postdocs may apply until two years after completion of their PhD -Applicants should be US or Canadian citizens. Foreign nationals must have studied at an accredited US or Canadian university for at least two years by the time of application -At the time of application, Applicants must not have been resident in Germany for more than one year -Applicants are requested to have a well-defined study project that makes a stay in Germany essential. Preference will be given to applicants who have been invited by a faculty member at a German university to study at a particular university department