Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) – University of Stuttgart Ongoing

Awarded By: University of Stuttgart in Germany
Updated on Mar 20, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Feb 15, 2024
Amount: EURO 861

Scholarship Overview

University of Stuttgart offers the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) scholarship. Every month, the International Students Office of University of Stuttgart 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. To be considered for this award, applicants must have a Bachelor degree. Foreign students wishing to apply for this scholarship must take English proficiency exams such as TOEFL and IELTS. For the purpose of receiving the scholarship, students must have job experience. Students must submit the following documentation to be considered for the scholarship: LOR and CV.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in University of Stuttgart in Germany

  • Infrastructure Planning MSc
  • The scholarship is applicable for all postgraduate & doctoral courses


Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Euro 861 => Rs 75,957
Conversion rate used: 1 Euro = Rs. 91.03 (last updated 9th 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, Antigua and Barbuda, 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, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, 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, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

Required Documents (in the following order):

  • DAAD application form
  • Personally signed CV (please use the sample europass form at http://europasscedefopeuropaeu/) with the current date
  • Personally signed Letter of Motivation (with reference to current occupation and choice of postgraduate program (s), two pages maximum) with the current date
  • Letter of recommendation from the current employer; the letter must have letterhead, a signature, and official stamp and must be of the current date (not in a sealed envelope)
  • Proof of language abilities:
    • English – TOEFL or IELTS (Note: We only accept an academic TOEFL)
    • German – necessary for the courses taught in German; for the courses taught in English, if available
  • Certificate(s) of Employment from the employer(s) that proof a minimum of two years of relevant working experience (after the bachelor degree) at the time of application and if possible, a guarantee of re-employment from your current employer upon returning home
  • (certified) copies of awarded academic degrees (certified translation if necessary)
  • (certified) copies of academic transcripts (certified translation if necessary)
  • Additional Documents:
    • High school leaving certificate (the last certificate from school before entering university)
    • 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

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
LOR Required
CV Required


Important Dates & FAQ info:

Date Additional Details
Application start date August 01, 2023
Application final end date February 15, 2024
Application period for the winter semester: August 1 – February 15
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 (normally four years) in a related subject and 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 academic degrees should normally not be more than six years old
  • 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

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 80)
IELTS Required (minimum score 6)
UG Required
Work Experience Required (minimum 2 years)


iSchoolConnect Rating

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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?
12th degree is required for applicants to be eligible for this scholarship.
What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
LOR, academic transcripts,CV, Proof of language abilities, High school leaving certificate, motivation letter.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?