April 20, 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! 
Upcoming Application Deadlines

DAAD Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
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.

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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.

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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.

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Faculty Research Stays

DAAD offers grants for one to three months to scholars at US and Canadian institutions of higher education to pursue research at universities, libraries, archives, institutes or laboratories in Germany. The aim of this program is to support short-term research stays and the exchange of experience and networking among colleagues.  Apply by May 15th, 2019.

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Call for Applications
DAAD Research Ambassadors Program

DAAD New York is pleased to announce the call for applications for the next round of Research Ambassadors, a group of informed and enthusiastic experts and advisers on research opportunities in Germany.  Apply by May 15th, 2019.

DAAD 2019 Photo Contest
2019 Annual DAAD Contest
#BeyondBordersBeyondYourself

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 for the chance to win a roundtrip flight to Germany!   

Events
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DAAD Scholarship Recipient Showcase
Dance Performance and Technology

DAAD scholarship recipient Esther Manon Siddiquie will showcase her works created throughout her graduate studies at NYU. The evening will additionally showcase a collaboration brought to life by Kristen Foote, whose research examines the processes involved in dance reconstructing. The performance starts at 6:30PM on Tuesday, May 21st . Register here !
DAAD Worldwide
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Internationalization of Universities of Applied Sciences
UAS.International

DAAD has created a comprehensive funding program, UAS.International, to support universities of applied sciences in Germany in providing opportunities for their students and faculty to spend time abroad and strengthening their international partnerships. Learn more about the four modules and how to apply here.
Webinars
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 #83
Do I have to have spent time in Germany in order to become a DAAD Research Ambassador?

Yes - you need to have spent a total of at least 10 months conducting research in Germany at the doctoral level or above in order to be eligible.

Fun Fact
Did you know...

...that the Easter bunny's arrival in the United States is thought to be tied to the arrival of German immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania in the 1700s and brought with them their "Osterhase," an egg-laying hare. Children made nests for this creature to lay its eggs around Easter time. This custom spread across the United States and evolved to include chocolate and other sweets in decorated baskets instead of nests.

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Editorial staff:
Benedikt Brisch, Director DAAD New York
Jessica von Tresckow, Peter R. Kerrigan, Editors
 
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