The Willy Brandt School is a partner in the DAAD's Helmut-Schmidt-Programme, funded by the German Federal Foreign Office (Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance). Helmut-Schmidt scholarships include stipends for cost of living and a tuition waiver from the Brandt School.
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers a limited number of scholarships to highly qualified applicants from Africa, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and a number of European countries. The current call for applications and a list of eligible countries can be found on the DAAD's Helmut-Schmidt-Programme website.
Please note that all applications for a Helmut-Schmidt DAAD scholarship have to be submitted directly to us via our online application portal within the period described below, paper-based applications will not be accepted.
No additional application to the DAAD is required.
The following documents are required for an application for the MPP at the Brandt School with a Helmut-Schmidt-Programme scholarship and have to be uploaded to your online application. Please also check the DAAD's call for application for more details on the documents.
Haniel Stipend Program
The Haniel Foundation provides financial support for excellent applicants to the MPP program at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy. Up to five Stipends per year can be awarded. One of the Stipends per year is co-financed by the Klaus-Tschira-Foundation.
The Haniel Foundation is an educational foundation following the Leitmotiv of the value-oriented entrepreneur. The foundation focusses on creating education opportunities, facilitating integration and supporting future leaders.
Other Scholarship Opportunities
The list belows gives an overview of scholarships offered by a variety of institutions. These scholarships are seperate from your application to the MPP. The application deadlines and requirements vary, so be sure to inform yourself about which scholarships fit to you and your profile well in advance.