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Gene Ferrick <[log in to unmask]>
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Daily eNews for CMNS Students <[log in to unmask]>
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DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship 2013 Application Now Open  -  Deadline:
January 31, 2013
 

Are you a SOPHOMORE or JUNIOR thinking about studying abroad in Germany
next year  in Fall 2013 or Spring 2014 or for the academic year?
 
Learn about the DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship, which provides a monthly
award of approximately $850 for one to two semesters (four to six months)
to help you meet the costs of studying in Germany. Last year
3 UMD students received this award! Highly qualified undergraduate
students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study abroad in
Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany
and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose
programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships
are available either for students taking part in an organized study abroad
program or for those planning an individual, student-designed study abroad
semester or year. The National Scholarships Office  [log in to unmask]
 provides advice and support to DAAD Scholarship applicants. The NSO has
scheduled five information sessions. Please write to [log in to unmask]
to let us know which session you plan to attend. (If you are unable to
attend any of the scheduled sessions send a note to the same address.)
 

Monday, December 3 at 4 pm  2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, December 4 at 4 pm  2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, December 5 at 12 noon  2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, December 6 at 9 am  2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, December 12 at 12:30 pm  2403 Marie Mount Hall
 
 

Who can apply: U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and non-US citizens who
have studied in the U.S. for more than one year  Sophomores, Juniors 
GPA of 3.5 or higher recommended.
Program Requirements: The DAAD selection committee is looking for students
who:
1.      Are currently sophomore and junior year students and will be in
their third and fourth year during their stay in Germany.
2.      Are seeking DAAD support for a 4-10 month period in Germany during
the German academic year.
3.      Possess outstanding academic records and personal integrity, as
evinced by both their grades and letters of recommendation.
4.      Submit the DAAD language evaluation form with their application,
although German language competency is not mandatory.
5.      Demonstrate an interest in contemporary German and European
affairs and who explain the significance of their project in Germany to
their future studies, research or professional goals.
 

Application Deadline: January 31, 2013
 
To access the online application, or for more information about the DAAD
Undergraduate Scholarship, please visit the DAAD website at
http://www.daad.org/?p=47220 or email [log in to unmask]
 
Contact the National Scholarships Office at [log in to unmask] to learn
more and for assistance with the application process.
 
 
 
 

 

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