There are numerous financial grant possibilities for students among state and private trusts. These grants are meant to allow studies free of material pressure. In principle all students can apply. The foundations explicitly point out that it is not a pure elite promotion. Rather, in addition to the professional skills usually political engagement plays an important role in the selection of students to be conveyed.

Here you will an overview of important national and regional trusts: 



Germany Scholarship

Since 2011 the Carl von Oldenburg University of Oldenburg also participates in the Federal initiative of "Germany Scholarship" - further information and current job openings, see here.