Scholarship Details

DAAD RISE (Research Internshipos in Science and Engineering)

Application Deadline:

12/15/2022

Requirements:

All majors

Purpose:

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) funds and supports international exchange by providing research internships in science and engineering. RISE is a summer program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the UK. Applicants must be in biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences or engineering. RISE interns are partnered with doctoral students whom they assist and who serve as their mentors at top research institutions across Germany. Internships last 2 – 3 months. All recipients are invited to the three-day RISE Germany meeting in Heidelberg at the beginning of July and will receive a travel allowance to attend the meeting.

German language skills are not required for most positions but would be helpful to manage everyday life outside of the laboratory. The working language will generally be English.

Eligibility:

Enrolled in undergraduate program in the United States, Canada, or the UK
Sophomore or junior (1-2 years of study remaining after applying)
Completed at least 2 years of full-time study at Penn State by the fall semester following application submission

Terms of Award:

Winners receive a monthly living stipend and DAAD provides travel to/from internship, health insurance, and accident and personal liability insurance. All interns are invited to the three-day RISE Germany meeting in Heidelberg at the beginning of July and will receive a travel allowance to attend the meeting.

Please Submit:

Note: The Certificate of Enrollment should be completed by the Registrar's office. They may not complete DAAD's form, but should give you a degree enrollment verification which you can submit along with the certificate.

Online Application:

https://urfm.psu.edu/fellowship/daad-rise-research-internships-science-and-engineering