Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) – TU Dresden

Awarded By: Dresden University of Technology in Germany
Updated on Mar 21, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Oct 15, 2023
Amount: EURO 861

Scholarship Overview

Dresden University of Technology offers the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) scholarship. Every month, the International Students Office of Dresden University of Technology awards scholarships to degree-seeking students who have specified financial needs. Note that a large portion of the scholarship funds come from International student tuition. Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree. The award is applicable for the courses like MSc in Hydro Science and Engineering. If we consider the amount of the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) scholarship, then it varies each semester. The applicants should review the scholarship application in order to fully understand the availability and amount for that particular semester.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree. This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in Dresden University of Technology in Germany

  • Master of Science in Hydro Science and Engineering
  • The scholarship is applicable for all master programs


Scholarship amount details

  • Depending on academic level, monthly payments of 861 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding
  • Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:
    • Monthly rent subsidy. Monthly allowance for accompanying members of the family.

Conversion rate used: 1 Euro = Rs. 90.57 (last updated 25th January 2024).

Scholarship amount will be given: Monthly

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees × Not covered in scholarship
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, Malaysia, Thailand, Armenia, Fiji, China, Mauritius, Ukraine, South Africa, Philippines, Bangladesh, Nepal, Georgia, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Anguilla, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Signed DAAD application form with current date
  • Personally signed CV (please use the sample europass form at http://europasscedefopeuropaeu/) with the current date
  • Personally signed Letter of Motivation (concerning current occupation and choice of postgraduate program (s), two pages maximum) with the current date
  • IMPORTANT: When applying for more than one postgraduate course (maximum 3 courses), you have to submit one motivation letter explaining why you are applying for these specific courses and why you chose that priority
  • Letter of recommendation from your current employer; the letter must have letterhead, a signature, and official stamp and must be of current date (not in a sealed envelope)
  • Certificate(s) of Employment from the employer(s) that proves a minimum of two years of relevant working experience (after the bachelor’s degree) at the time of application and if possible, a guarantee of re-employment from your current employer upon returning home
  • Proof of Language Skills:
  • English – IELTS or TOEFL (Note: The institutional TOEFL is not accepted)
  • German – required for courses taught in German
  • Copies of Academic Degrees (certified translation if necessary)
  • Copies of Academic Transcripts, including grading-scale (certified translation if necessary)
  • Applicants from the People’s Republic of China are asked to submit an APS Certificate with their application documents
  • Officially authenticated photocopy of higher education entrance qualification including list of grades and a scale (minimum to pass, maximum achievable)
  • Officially authenticated photocopy of university degree certificates
  • Printed and signed TU Dresden Online Registration Form including application number

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Academic Transcripts Required
LOR Required
CV Required
Motivation Letter Required
ELP scores Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application final end date 15 October 2023
FAQ Link https://www2daadde/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/?origin=4&status=3&subjectGrps=&daad=&q=epos&page=1&detail=50076777#voraussetzungen


Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree (usually a four-year course) in natural or environmental sciences or civil engineering incl environmental engineering
  • Applicants have completed an academic degree with far above average results (upper third) and at least two years of related professional experience after the first degree (bachelor) at the time of application
  • Applicants work either for a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country and, as such, is engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with an emphasis on development policies having a bearing on technological, economic, or social areas
  • His/her academic degrees should normally not be more than six years old
  • IELTS: With minimum 60 in all categories

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 100)
IELTS Required (minimum score 65)
UG Required
Work Experience Required (minimum 2 years)


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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their secondary education and a bachelor degree from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Academic Transcripts, Motivation Letter, ELP scores, LOR, CV, etc.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?