DAAD Scholarships

Meanwhile the scholarships available for Hong Kong and Macau are limited to Doctoral and Research, for Master programmes, there is only one scholarship for graduates in the field of Architecture, Music, Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Film, Design/Visual Communication and Film. Below is a list of study and research scholarships provided with information in German and English:

Study Scholarships

NOTE: Students who wish to apply for this type of scholarship must send your application directly to DAAD Head Office in Bonn.

Research Scholarships

  • Short-Term Grants
    Application deadline:
     30 Apr for stays beginning from 1 Oct / 15 Nov for stays beginning from 1 Apr

    <<ATTENTION>> Following the reallocation of funds, we very much regret that no more applications can be accepted for this programme in 2016. The portal will reopen in the second-half of 2016 for applications for 2017.

Application Documents

1. Documents to be uploaded to the DAAD PORTAL

  1. Online application form
  2. Full CV
  3. Research proposal & description of previous research work
  4. Schedule of planned research work
  5. Letter of admission/ Approval from German Host University or Professor
  6. School-leaving certificate
  7. University Degree certificate indicating final grades
  8. Other documents e.g. certificates of employment, proof of placements
  9. English or German Language Certificate
  10. List of publications

Certificates and transcripts may be scanned in non-certified form and uploaded to the DAAD portal. DAAD Head Office will only request certified copies of the submitted documents in paper form if a grant is awarded.

2. Documents to be submitted by POST

  1. 2 sets of application generated in the portal in PDF format
  2. 1 or 2 ORIGINAL DAAD reference form(s) in sealed envelope(s) 
  3. 1 or 2 COPIES of DAAD reference form in sealed envelope(s) 

NOTE: Apart from the study scholarship for artists (Architecture, Music, Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Film, Design/Visual Communication and Film), all other DAAD scholarships must be submitted in TWO COPIES together with reference form(s) in sealed envelope(s) to DAAD Information Centre Hong Kong & Macau. The DAAD reference form has to be generated in the DAAD portal and sent to your referee by email.