Göttingen - 100 Germany Scholarships can be awarded for the coming year until September 2013. She managed to raise around 150,000 euros from companies, public institutions and private sponsors, which is an increase of 40 percent compared to the previous year.
"We are very pleased about the support for our students and thank you I would like to extend warm welcome to all sponsors for their commitment, ”said University President Ulrike Beisiegel. According to her, large and medium-sized companies from the region are particularly committed to promoting students.
Germany scholarships have existed since 2011. They should Support high-performing and socially committed students with 300 euros month each - for one year at time. Half of the money comes from companies, foundations, associations or private individuals, the other half contributes.
In the medium term, eight percent of the students are to be funded with the Germany Scholarship. "The federal government sees itself on the right path in achieving this goal", it says in response of the federal government to small question of the Bundestag from August of this year.