Friedrich Naumann Foundation Scholarship

Friedrich Naumann Foundation is inviting applications for the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Scholarship in Germany for International Students in Germany, in the 2020/2021 academic session.

The scholarship scheme is open to qualified international applicants pursuing their first degree, Bachelor’s or Master’s, at a state or state-recognized higher-education institution in Germany, Switzerland or within the European Union.

Equal importance is placed on both material and non-material support: Scholarships, study cost- and foreign residence allowances, etc. are a means to ensure financial stability. But participating in education projects, getting involved in activities by other scholarship holders and contributing ideas to the Foundation’s work is what breathes life into non-material support.

Worth of The Friedrich Naumann Foundation Scholarship

  • The Friedrich Naumann Foundation Scholarship in Germany worth is up to EUR 850 per month. In addition, there is a contribution to health insurance.
  • The FNS offers furthermore non-material support in the form of a variety of projects, events and initiatives.


  • Young people committed to the political ideas of the German liberal party and willing to take responsibility.
  • They come from any discipline or subject taught at state-recognized universities of applied sciences or higher-education institutions in Germany.
  • Those who are awarded a scholarship by the Foundation for Freedom are considered to be members of the ‘liberal family’ in Germany.
  • The sponsorship for students from abroad is intended for international candidates who wish to pursue a full-time program at a state or state-recognized higher-education institution in Germany.
  • Qualified students from abroad are invited to apply for a scholarship funding a Master’s or a state examination degree (in the main study period).
  • Minimum funding covers two semesters starting with the beginning of the sponsorship. It is initially granted for one year.
  • If applied for, sponsorship may be extended until the completion of the degree.
  • giftedness: Candidates have very good to outstanding academic or scientific records in their subject areas and well-rounded interests within school or university and beyond.
  • personal requirements: Candidates are reliable, highly motivated personalities, who are willing to make decisions and take responsibility in the tradition of the German liberal party and ready to actively contribute to the further development of the social, political, cultural and economic life.
  • social and political engagement: Candidates have a distinct liberal prole
    combined with an awareness of and commitment to social and political issues, which translates into participation in higher-education institutions, engagement in a liberal political party or organizations, associations and initiatives.

Method of Application

You can apply by filling the application form on their website


Deadlines for application for the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Scholarship in Germany 2020 are 30 April and October 31 of each year.

Visit the application link below often because the scholarship is regularly updated

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