FAQ Scholarships of the Lusatian Lignite Foundation

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  • Who can apply?

    Master's students who meet the requirements stated in the announcement can apply for the scholarships of the Lusatian Lignite Foundation.

  • When can I apply?

    Application deadline 2023:

    • until June 30,  2023 complete receipt of the application documents directly at the foundation
  • Which documents do I need for my application?

    • Covering letter with reasons for the special motivation to study according to the advertisement
    • Curriculum vitae, including non-university interests
    • Letter of recommendation from the study institution (justification of selection)
    • transcript of records and certificate of enrolment


  • How can I apply?

    Applications must be submitted directly to the Foundation.

    Stiftung Lausitzer Braunkohle
    Leagplatz 1
    03050 Cottbus

    Telephone: 0355 2887 2121
    E-mail: info(at)stiftung-lausitzer-braunkohle.de

  • How are the scholarship holders selected?

    After receipt and review of the documents, suitable applicants will be invited by the Foundation to a personal interview on 11 August 2023.

  • What kind of funding do I receive?

    • A one-time grant of up to € 3,600 (double grants are excluded) and assistance with the assignment of Master's or diploma topics,
    • Support in finding suitable company placements or career entry opportunities.