October 31, 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.
Happy Halloween from DAAD USA!

Things will certainly be different this year, but is Halloween celebrated 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 www.daad.org.

To view our brand new informational video on what programs, scholarships, and grants DAAD USA has to offer students, please click here!

December 15: RISE Germany
New Programs and Upcoming Deadlines
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 master's program completed in the US or Canada. 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.

Call for Applications
Artists-in-Berlin Program

The DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program is one of Europe’s most prestigious grants. Each year around 20 visual artists, writers, filmmakers, composers and sound artists are invited to Berlin to focus on their work and engage with the city’s vibrant art scene. Writers, filmmakers and composers/sound artists are encouraged to apply now through December 1, 2020.

Call for Applications
RISE Germany

RISE Germany is a 10-12 week summer internship program for undergraduates in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering, and computer science. Students receive the opportunity to work with researchers at universities and research institutions across Germany. The working language is English.   Apply by December 15th.

DAAD Network
Goethe Institute Career Booster
Career Booster 2020 Goes Virtual

Join DAAD and the Goethe Institut on Nov. 5 + 6 for US-wide virtual Career Days for high school and college students! Whether you or your students are interested in studying in Germany or want to hear first-hand about various career opportunities, German representatives from business and higher education will be available to answer your questions. This event is free, but registration is mandatory.

Virtual German American Event Series
Labor Market Policy with Minister Hubertus Heil 

The German American Conference at Harvard University is going virtual, and DAAD is a partner! On Nov. 5, the event series will feature a keynote address and discussion with German Federal Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Hubertus Heil on approaches and concepts in labor market policy across the Atlantic, and how national preconditions impact the way we navigate the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. All events are free of charge and registration is open to everyone.

Study in Germany Webinar
Funding Opportunities in Germany for Students in the Natural Sciences & Engineering

Join DAAD on November 12 from 12-1 PM EST to learn more about funding opportunities available to students in the natural sciences and engineering at US and Canadian universities. We'll present details on our programs to support study, research and internships (including our popular RISE program) in Germany in 2021-22.

German Center for Research and Innovation New York (DWIH)
Now Hiring: Program Manager

The DWIH is seeking a full-time Program Manager. The Program Manager will work closely together with the Executive Director of the DWIH and will be responsible for communications and outreach strategy, growing and maintaining the DWIH’s extensive network, and developing and managing events in accordance with DWIH’s primary goals. For more information and to apply, please click on the link below.

Short Term Job Announcement
Graduate Scholarship Processing

We are looking for temporary help from Oct. 15 through (approx.) Dec. 31, 2020 to process scholarship applications. Applicants should be fluent in English (plus, ideally, in German), have an interest in international higher education, be able to work with Excel, work with great attention to detail, and be available 4-5 days a week. For more information, please click on the link below. 
Internship with the German Foreign Office in New York
Internship Opportunity

The German Permanent Mission to the UN and the German Consulate in New York seek NYC-based candidates for immediate participation in a full-time Foreign Office internship program at the Permanent Mission or Consulate General in New York. For details on application deadline, applicant criteria, and how to apply, please click on the link below.

Preparatory Programs for Higher and Professional Education

Do you want to work or study in Germany, but don't meet the requirements? Fulda University's Pre-College and Pre-Study Programs prepare you for BA and MA programs, or to pursue a vocational training. They include subject-related, practical, and German language courses, as well as introductions to living, studying, and working in Germany. For more information, please click on 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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