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National Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Competition Details


Fellowship Website

Summer research internship in the STEM fields with doctoral students at top German universities. No German required for most placements.

Please note: Students applying for the DAAD RISE must also complete the study abroad application process with the Education Abroad Office. See more information about the study abroad application process and their deadlines at the Education Abroad website.

Award Value

€650 a month for an 8-12 week internship, health insurance, €160 for travel within Germany. Assistance in finding affordable housing for the duration of the internship.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Academic Areas: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Areas of Interest: Summer Opportunity, Study Abroad, ROTC/veteran/military, Research
Language Funding No
Location Abroad

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Intent to Apply Fall 2021 Deadline
Monday, November 1, 2021

DAAD RISE Electronic Deadline
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
11:59 p.m. CET

DAAD RISE Letters of Reference Deadline
Friday, January 14, 2022
11:59 p.m. CET


Summer Opportunities Session
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
4:00 PM

Russell House 305

Last updated: July 27, 2021

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