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Competition Details

DAAD RISE Professional

Goes By: DAAD RISE Professional
Fellowship Website

Summer research internship in the STEM fields with doctoral students at top German universities; for graduate students or those who have already completed a DAAD RISE internship.

Please note: Current students applying for the DAAD must also complete the USC Study Abroad Application due to the Study Abroad Office. If awarded grant, at least 30 days prior to departure you must complete the relevant Study Abroad Application found at the link to Forms and Applications and then Non-Credit Global Learning Programs at

Award Value

€650-1000 monthly stipend (depending on degree-level of applicant), €800 for travel expenses, €150 travel for scholarship meeting, insurance. Also up to max €500 for 80% of course fees to attend a language course in Germany.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral
Academic Areas: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Areas of Interest: Summer Opportunity, Study Abroad, Research
Language Funding No
Location Abroad

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


Intent to Apply Fall 2020 Deadline
Sunday, November 1, 2020

DAAD RISE Professional Electronic Deadline
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

DAAD RISE Professional Letters of Recommendation Deadline
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Last updated: August 10, 2018

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