Finding Scholarships

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.
Please also take note of our important scholarship information.

Please note:
The usage of the application portal is possible only to a limited extent with mobile devices. Please use your desktop computer. Technical requirements

Eine Druckversion dieser Ausschreibung (PDF) steht Ihnen in den weiteren Registerkarten (z.B. „Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen“) zur Verfügung.

A print version of this announcement (PDF) is available in the further tabs (e.g. “Application requirements”).

Objective

Graduates from Chile receive grants to carry out research for a doctoral degree in Germany.

Who can apply?

Chilean graduates, academics and professionals.

What can be funded?

Doctoral studies at a German university and, where appropriate, in conjunction with a non-university research Institution.

Duration of the funding

Up to 48 months
Grants are awarded for one year respectively. Applications must be submitted for an extension and these are reviewed by the DAAD selection committee.

Value

Co-funded by ANID and DAAD

  • Intensive German course in Germany up to 6 months, including accommodation (DAAD)
  • Pocket money during intensive German course (ANID)
  • Costs for outward and return travel (ANID)
  • Monthly scholarship payments up to the maximum amount determined by ANID
  • Monthly increase of the scholarship by 100 € (DAAD)
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying spouse and children (ANID/DAAD)
  • Medical, accident and personal liability insurance, if applicable also for accompanying dependants (DAAD)
  • If applicable, cost of German language course for accompanying spouse (DAAD)
  • Initial allowance for the start in Germany and return to Chile (ANID)
  • Contribution towards the costs of printing Thesis in Germany (DAAD)
  • If applicable, flat rate for an intermediate travel to Chile (DAAD)

Selection

The most important selection criteria are:

  • Academic achievements
  • Quality of doctoral Project
  • Language skills
  • If applicable professional experience
Candidates are preselected by a committee of Chilean and German scientists and academics. The final selection is made by both parties according to the agreement.

What requirements must be met?

  • Chilean citizenship
  • Licenciatura-degree in study programmes with a minimum of eigth semesters or evidence of professional qualification within a study programme with a minimum of ten semesters.
  • Academic excellence, you are among the 30 per cent of the best academic year

  • The application procedure occurs online through the DAAD portal.
  • Please note that the access to the application portal only appears while the current application period is running. After the application deadline has expired, the portal for this programme is not available until the next application period.
  • The access to the DAAD portal generally opens about 6 weeks before the application deadline at the latest.

Application documents

Online Application (For more information, see Document „Bases del Concurso“.

To be submitted by post:
One recent reference from a university teacher which provides information about your qualifications (hand-signed, no digital or scanned signature). Please regard the instructions given on the tab “Submitting an application“.

Please note:
Before applying for the Becas Chile / DAAD programme, you must carefully read the document Bases del Concurso
www.conicyt.cl/becasconicyt/category/fichas-concursos/becas-en-el-extranjero/becas-de-postgrado-becas-chile/becas-de-doctorado-conicyt-daad/. There you will find detailed information on documents, deadlines, conditions, etc.

Application deadline

31 July 2020

Application location

DAAD Information Centre Santiago de Chile

La Concepción 81, oficina 703
Providencia, Santiago de Chile
Chile

Phone: +56 (2) 2946-2636
Fax: +56 (2) 2946-2701

E-Mail: ic@daad.cl
Website: http://www.daad.cl

Information and advisory centres

DAAD Informationszentrum Santiago de Chile
La Concepción 81, oficina 703
Providencia, Santiago de Chile
Chile

Tel.: +56 2/29 46 26 36
Fax.: +56 2/29 46 27 01
E-Mail.:ic@daad.cl
www.daad.cl

General information on the application via DAAD portal

You can access the DAAD portal by clicking "Application portal" at the end of the page. Here you will find an online application form in which you can enter your application data.

This is what you have to do:

1. Register in the DAAD portal (Read notes about registering in the portal >>)
2. Applying online in the DAAD portal (Read notes on applying in the portal >>)

  • Download and complete the online application form
  • Prepare application documents
  • If necessary, translate documents (unless they are already in German or English).
  • Scan paper documents (except references) and save in PDF format. Please note that you can only upload PDF files to the portal.
  • Upload the completed application form and the required appendices to the portal in PDF format. Translations, if applicable, should be uploaded together with the document issued in the original language.
  • Submit the uploaded application documents online.

Please note:
If you have any technical questions or problems your local information and advice centres could not help you with, please do not hesitate to contact our technical Portal hotline: +49 (0228) 882-8888 or via e-mail portal@daad.de, open every weekday from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm and from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm.
Please consider this when you are planning your application.

Basic-Requirements

Status: Graduates
Doctoral candidates/PhD students
Country of Origin:
Only specified

The scholarship for this programme is restricted to certain countries of origin. You can find an explanation for this on the details page of the scholarship programme under the application requirements.

Subject:
See list

Applicable to the following disciplines:

  • Language and Cultural Studies
  • Law, Economics and Social Sciences
  • Mathematics/Natural Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine/Agriculture, Forestry and Nutritional Science
  • Engineering
Further application requirements »