September 26, 2020
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.
Important Dates & Deadlines for DAAD Programs, Scholarships, & Grants

As of now, we expect all funding, programs and internships below to resume as planned. For any updates, please visit the funding page and

October 15: RISE Worldwide
New Programs and Upcoming Deadlines
Research Internships in Science and Engineering
RISE Worldwide 2021

RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering. RISE offers summer research internships across the world to German undergraduate students with academic training in biology, chemistry, computer science, physics, earth sciences, engineering or a closely related field. 2021 projects can be submitted online from Sept. 1 to Oct. 15, 2020. Please click on the link below for more information.
Call for Applications
Graduate Study Scholarship

Highly qualified final year undergraduate students or eligible graduates may apply for the DAAD Study Scholarship for a full Master's degree program at a German university or for study at a German university as part of a postgraduate program completed in the home country.   Apply by November 4th.

Call for Applications
University Summer Course Grants

This program provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer courses at German universities, which focus mainly on German language and literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Apply by December 1st.

DAAD Network
2020 Photo Contest: Voting Begins 9/28!

The annual DAAD North America photo contest opens for voting on Monday, 09/28! Vote for your favorite entry (or entries) between September 28th, 2020 at 5:00pm and October 12th, 2020 at 5:00pm EDT. Every person may cast one vote per day during this period.

2020 Idealist Grad Fair Now Online
Virtual Idealist Grad School Fair

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1 - 4pm EDT.
DAAD North America will be on hand at the 2020 Virtual Idealist Grad Fair! Admission to the fair is free. For more details and to register, visit the link below.

German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH)
2020 Future Forum: Building Biopolis

What does the green city of the future look like? Envision it with us! Join the German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New York online October 14-17, 11 AM to 1:30 PM EDT for the FUTURE FORUM: BUILDING BIOPOLIS. Free from current limitations, we’re exploring the most groundbreaking ideas in urban planning, mobility and the circular economy. Check out the program, focus topics and organizers by clicking on the link below.

Internship Announcement
Internship in Program Administration

We are looking for three interns from Oct. 15 or Nov. 1, 2020 through Dec. 31, 2020 to help process scholarship applications. Applicants should be fluent in English (plus, ideally, in German), have an interest in intl. higher ed., be able to work with Excel, work with great attention to detail, and be available 5 days a week. We offer a small stipend. Please click below for more information.
Truly international – Study at ESB Business School!

Do you want to study in a truly international setting in Germany, Europe’s strongest economy? Come to ESB Business School! We offer top-ranked undergraduate, graduate and executive programs in business management and business engineering (German and/or English), providing a strong network of partner companies and international partner universities. For more information, please click the link below.

This announcement has been prepared by:

DAAD Regional Office New York, 871 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017, legally represented by Dr. Dorothea Rüland, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst e.V., Kennedyallee 50, 53175 Bonn
Tel.: (212) 758-3223 
Head office:
Bonn (Germany), registered with the Bonn District Court, Commercial Register Court VR 2105
Editorial staff:
Benedikt Brisch, Director DAAD New York
Casey Detrow
Peter Kerrigan
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