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Competition Details


Fellowship Website

Summer research internship in the STEM fields with doctoral students at top German universities. No German required for most placements.

Please note: Current students applying for the DAAD must also complete the USC Study Abroad Application due to the Study Abroad Office. If awarded grant, at least 30 days prior to departure you must complete the relevant Study Abroad Application found at the link to Forms and Applications and then Non-Credit Global Learning Programs at

Award Value

€650 a month for an 8-12 week internship, health insurance, €160 for travel within Germany. Assistance in finding affordable housing for the duration of the internship.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Academic Areas: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Areas of Interest: Summer Opportunity, Study Abroad, Research
Language Funding No
Location Abroad

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


DAAD RISE Electronic Deadline
Sunday, December 15, 2019
11:59 p.m. CET

DAAD RISE Letters of Reference Deadline
Sunday, December 22, 2019
11:59 p.m. CET


Summer Opportunities Session
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
4:00 PM

Gressette Room (3rd Floor Harper College)

Last updated: July 18, 2019

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