April 13, 2019
News from DAAD USA
Stay up to date on DAAD's activities in the US - from news about scholarship programs to opportunities for study and research in Germany. Fun facts, tips on living in Germany, and application advice for scholarships included! 
Important Dates

DAAD Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
Last Call for Applications!
DAAD Young Ambassadors Program

The DAAD Young Ambassadors Program is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate and Master's students from North America who have recently studied or interned in Germany and are interested in promoting study in Germany at their home institutions.  Apply by April 15th, 2019.

Call for Applications
German Studies Research Grant

This specialized DAAD program offers research grants to highly-qualified undergraduate and graduate students who are nominated by their department/program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (one to two months) in Germany.   Apply by May 1st, 2019.

Call for Applications
Short-Term Research Grant

Short-Term Research Grants are awarded for 1-6 months to highly qualified candidates who will have completed a Master’s degree or Diploma, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree, by the time they begin their grant supported research, or to those who have already completed a PhD (postdocs).   Apply by May 1st, 2019.

Call for Applications
Group Study Visit

DAAD offers financial support for subject-related academic information visits to Germany organized by faculty members for groups of students. Group Study Visit grants are intended to encourage contact with academic institutions, groups and individuals in Germany and offer insight into current events and topics of interest.   Apply by May 1st, 2019.

DAAD 2019 Photo Contest
2019 Annual DAAD Contest

In honor of the anniversary of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we invite you to think about the concept of falling walls and crossing borders and share with us pictures that explore these themes and demonstrate how you have gone #BeyondBordersBeyondYourself. Submit pictures by April 28th, 2019.   

Green Talents
Apply Today!
Green Talents Competition 2019

The “Green Talents - International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” program is an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research for the past 10 years. Young international researchers who are engaged in sustainability projects and development are invited to apply to become part of the Green Talents network and engage in the global exchange of innovative green ideas. The submission deadline is May 22nd, 2019.

Study in Germany
Webinar Archive

Missed out on a webinar? You can find all past webinar presentations and recordings in our archive here .
Application Tip #82
I have received funding for a DAAD program. How do I submit my declaration of acceptance?

Follow the steps as listed in the manual for personal funding here . If you have any additional questions about using the portal, refer to the online guide here .
Fun Fact
Did you know...

...that the world's first concrete television tower is located in Stuttgart? The tower was inaugurated in early 1956 and served as a model for similar structures all over the world.

Would you like to be a part of an internationally renowned Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree program in the academic field of lexicography?     

Then you should study the European Master in Lexicography (EMLex).
The application period is still open until May 1 st, 2019. Find more information here and here.
Applicants can send their application to emlex-erasmusmundus@fau.de.

Study Lexicography – study EMLex.
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Editorial staff:
Benedikt Brisch, Director DAAD New York
Jessica von Tresckow, Peter R. Kerrigan, Editors
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