Foreign Students Scholarship

This scholarship was designed exclusively for new international students (Bachelor, Master and fulltime MBA) who intent to study at Cologne Business School. Each year, CBS awards scholarships in order to reduce the tuition fees for talented foreign students. The level of the scholarship is 25%.

Requirements for an Application

  • The applicant is a non-German citizen
  • A full application for a CBS program (Bachelor; Master, MBA) has been submitted
  • The applicant provides excellent academic achievements
  • In addition to that, outstanding social & cultural dedication or athletic accomplishments will also be considered
  • The applicant has to write an essay about a topic which will be defined by the examination board
  • The applicant is only allowed to hold one scholarship at a time

How to Apply?

If you want to apply for a foreign student scholarship, please submit the following documents until 15th of May 2018 (cob) to using the following application form.

  • Transcript of records and certificates of your latest school or academic degree
  • An essay about “Impact of Brexit on the German Economy” (max. 1000 words). Please use the CBS Style Guide
    Essays that do not follow the rules set out in the CBS Style Guide, will not be considered for the scholarship!
  • Proof of your social dedication or athletic achievements, if applicable
  • Personal letter and statement that indicates the applicant’s need for a scholarship

Awarding Procedure

After the closing date for the application has passed, the submitted documents of all applicants will be examined by the examination board and the most talented applicants will be invited to a Skype interview with a member of the examination board. The skype interviews will take place from the 22nd May 2018 until the 2nd June 2018. You will be informed about your individual appointment during your application process. Until the 8th of June 2018, all applicants will be informed if they were awarded and about the level of their scholarship.

Please use the following form for your application.

Application for a Scholarship

Personal Details

Desired Studies at CBS

Please note that the application for the CBS scholarship is only possible once you have successfully completed the application procedure for a study program at CBS.



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