DAAD CAP Matching Funds Scholarship


The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Dr. Carl Arthur Pastor Foundation, CAP for short, provide German Universities with matching funds for scholarships for international students.

The scholarship is to make it possible for students to fully concentrate on their studies and prepare for exams.

Grant recipients will be selected by an allocation commission. As a rule, the funding period is up to five months.

Students who have received a DAAD degree completion grant is the past are not eligible to apply for a second time.

Application period from July 1 until July 31, 2014


  • Eligible to apply are international students in a regular University course of study: Diplom, Magister, State Examination, Bachelor’s, and Master’s. Not eligible are students completing their second course of study or a supplementary course of study (Zweitstudium, Zusatzstudiengang)
  • The applicant must be enrolled in and complete a regular course of study at a German Uni
  • The applicant has acquired his or her university entrance qualification outside of Germany
  • The applicant must be at least in the third semester of study in a Bachelor’s program or at least in the second semester of study in a Master’s program.
  • The applicant’s current GPA is 3.0 or better
  • The applicant has completed at least 60 percent of the qualifications/ETCS required for the course at this stage.
  • The applicant must demonstrate satisfactory academic progress so that it can be expected that he or she does not exceed the average duration of studies.
  • The applicant is enrolled in the course for less than 17 semesters of study
  • The applicant has a monthly income of less than 670 euros to finance his or her studies.
  • The application documents must be complete, providing all necessary information, including a complete series of bank statements – all incoming payments must be either comprehensible or explained by the applicant. Incomplete applications will be rejected!

Most German Universities in Germany are qualified in this program. You can confirm if your Uni is legible by contacting:

Jennifer Ipach 
Tel. 0228 / 882 440

Walburga Sturiale
Tel. 0228 / 882 780
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