Current stipend programs at the WWU
Telekom stipend: Implementation at the WWU (ProTalent) and the Department of Physics
Starting in the summer semester 2011, the Deutsche Telekom AG hands out 10 stipends in the pilot project for the Deutschland-Stipendium (ProTalent). All information can be accessed on the sites of the Department of Physics and the WWU (see ProTalent).
ProTalent (Deutschland-Stipendium at the WWU)
As nationwide successor to the NRW stipend, ProTalent [de] stipends (in the framework of the Deutschland-Stipendium) of 300 € per month can be given to students. Some of these stipends are bound to specific subjects while another part goes to students in the first and second semesters. All others are unbound an can be given to students who are studying on time (within the “Regelstudienzeit”) and perform strongly in their studies. As opposed to the NRW stipend, social criteria must also be considered. Among these are engagement in the student body, as voluntary helper in associations and much more. The student’s financial situation is not considered, however. The details can be viewed on the corresponding page about ProTalent for students [de].
For the stipends which are bound directly to the Department of Physics or for students studying physics (sometimes defined very boradly), there is a corresponding page at the Department of Physics.
The applications now go through a central place [de] instead of through the department. Please note the application periods.
PROMOS program for the increase of mobility of German students (DAAD)
With the PROMOS support program [de] (since 2011), students who want to go abroad for at most 6 months for study-related requirements can be funded. The WWU has partially delegated administration to the departments. The Department of Physics provides information for this. The university’s central information page [de]. Further information and the application are done through the International Office, though.