March 30, 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! 
DAAD Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
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.

Contests and Competition
Last Chance to Apply!
Falling Walls Lab New York

Calling talented scientists and entrepreneurs to pitch their cutting- edge ideas and innovations at the Falling Walls Lab New York in May! The winner will receive airfare and accommodation at the Falling Walls Conference in Berlin in November. A pply by March 31s t, 2019.

Last Chance to Submit!
2019 Annual Essay Contest

Within the context of Wunderbar Together, a year-long festival that showcases the German-American partnership with events all around the USA, the German Embassy Washington is opening up its annual essay contest to students from Grades 3-12, with different topic questions according to grade level. The deadline for entries is March 31st, 2019 . Detailed rules and information about submission can be found here .
DAAD Worldwide
Strategic Goals
Internationalization of German Universities

Despite the fact that the overall number of students attending university in Germany is increasing, there is a trend of decreasing student enrollment outside of large cities and particularly in eastern Germany. By partnering with universities across Germany and supporting international students in their pursuit of higher education, DAAD continues to contribute to university enrollment and internationalization goals.

Google Meets Bach
Celebrating Bach
Google Meets Bach

Last week, Google released its first AI-powered Doodle to celebrate the birthday of Johann Christian Bach (March 21st, 1685). The Doodle enables you to compose beautiful music easily and efficiently before you Google away.

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 #80
I want to be involved in promoting opportunities in Germany at my university. How can I do that?

Consider applying for our Young Ambassador program to promote study and research opportunities in Germany.

Fun Fact
Did you know...

...that famous piano manufacturing company Steinway and Sons was founded by German immigrant Henry E. Steinway (formerly Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg). After his death, his sons moved to Germany to head up production in Europe .

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