The Amirana Scholarship is only offered for the subjects dentistry and medicine (study places Heidelberg and Mannheim) at Heidelberg University.
Countries of origin:
The Amirana Scholarship fund is available to students from low and middle income countries of the Global South that are in temporary financial need or require support in the final phase of their studies. Please refer to the current DAC List for the valid categorisation of countries. Low and middle income countries of the Global South who require support in the final phase of their studies
- DAC List
The scholarship can be applied for by students who have got into a financial misery that is not their fault and who would not be able to further or successfully finish their studies without temporary financial assistance.
Please read the document “Financial distress” linked on the right of the application page to see if your situation is recognised as a sudden distress.
- Information Financial Distress
The Amirana Scholarship can only cover short periods of financial hardship (usually up to one year) but NOT your entire study programme.
Re-application for funding is only applicable in the following situations:
- A new or special hardship has arisen or
- You are in the final year of your studies and need a grant to successfully complete it, e.g. to be able to reduce the number of hours you work to cover your living expenses.