Scholarships for International Students

  • Bachelor, Master
  • 8 May 2022

TUM awards scholarships for international students funded through budget resources from the Bavarian government.

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  • who are not eligible for BAföG due to their nationality
  • as of 3rd semester in their bachelor‘s studies
  • as of 2nd semester in their master’s studies (or as of 1st semester in their master’s studies, if the bachelor degree has been completed at TUM)
  • submission of the bachelor's thesis or master's thesis not before 30 June (summer term) and 31 December (winter term)
  • Merit: good academic records
  • Proven need: There is no need, if the applicant has more monthly income at his/her disposal than the necessity for students according to §13 i.V.m §13a BAföG as last amended.
  • low parents' income

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It is a one-time financial aid between €500 and €1,500 per semester.


Please prepare the following documents for upload (pdf files):

  • Motivational letter Please explain your financial status (100–200 words in English or German)
  • CV/resume
  • TUM grade report (can be downloaded from TUMonline)
  • two recommendations
  • not older than one semester
  • Proof of applicant’s income
  • bank statements of the last three months of all bank accounts
  • Proof of parents‘ income or proof of income of spouse if applicable
  • if not in German or English language, a certified German translation is required by a sworn translator (with official seal!)
  • not older than one year
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