The Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) / German Academic Exchange Service is the German national agency for the support of international academic cooperation. The DAAD North America offers a wide range of funding opportunities for students, faculty, administrators, and staff of higher education institutions located in Canada and the USA.

Here are some of the scholarships available to Canadian students and scholars:

Find more here: https://www.daad.org/scholarship

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DID YOU KNOW?
The DAAD was founded in 1925 by the German student Carl Joachim Friedrich who was able to obtain 13 fellowships from the Institute of International Education for Germans in the social sciences to study in the US. From these early beginnings – and with a re-founding of the organization after World War II – the DAAD currently awards more than 65,000 fellowships a year and is the largest grantor of international academic mobility support in the world. Based in Bonn, DAAD now plays important roles in furthering the international aspects of German academic, cultural, and science policies; supporting the international relations of German colleges and universities through international exchange and programs; and maintaining a worldwide network of offices, guest professors, and alumni who offer information and assistance on a local level.


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