Scholarship providers outside the TU Braunschweig

External grants

Here you will find scholarships provided by foundations, associations, companies or private individuals.

The content of the offers linked here has not been reviewed by us. The TU Braunschweig is not involved in the allocation and the selection process.


  • Every winter semester, the Technikerverein Braunschweig e.V. awards up to 2 scholarships to engineering students.
  • The promotion grant from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research supports experienced professionals with their first university degree. The current dates for the online application and the selection interviews for the advancement grant can be found at:
  • Once a year the German Unternehmer- und Top-Führungskräfte Netzwerk „QX“ awards 10 scholarship holders with great potential for future leadership roles as part of the “ICU Finale”. Students from all disciplines "with outstanding achievements and a wide range of participations can apply. Young people with an interest and passion for "making others greater" - including their top-class senior mentors!" You can find the current dates for online applications and information on the funding program at: Bewerbung (
  • The Goldschmidt Foundation, Essen, awards the €5,000 Karl Goldschmidt Prize in memory of Dr. Karl Goldschmidt's work, which began more than 100 years ago as a pioneer of in-service training and further education. The prize is intended to support young people who have qualified for a course of study at a German university via the so-called third educational path without a high school diploma and without a technical college entrance qualification and who have successfully completed it. The prize is awarded for an outstanding thesis in the field of engineering (mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, materials science, electrical engineering, industrial engineering). In addition to general quality, assessment criteria include practical relevance and innovation.
    • Eligibility requirements: Graduates of the above-mentioned courses from a German university can apply for the prize if they obtained their higher education entrance qualification via the third educational option and successfully completed their studies with a diploma, bachelor’s or master’s thesis. A certificate of completion issued on or after April 1, 2020 must be submitted as proof of successful completion of the degree. The Foundation ensures confidential handling of potentially sensitive third-party data. The thesis should be composed in electronic form together with:
  1. the audit report,
  2. a generally understandable summary,
  3. a CV, and
  4. a letter of recommendation from the supervising scientist, which states on whose initiative the topic of the work was chosen,

be submitted.

The application deadline is March 1, 2022.


Moltkestraße 29

45138 Essen

Scholarship databases/overview pages

You can find lists and/or databases of other external scholarship providers on the following websites: