Have you run into financial difficulties because of the coronavirus crisis and do you need help?

Here you can find some information

Corona Emergency scholarships funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern for international students

„Support for international students who run into emergency situation due to the Corona-Crisis and have no right to apply for BAföG or have no other sources like kfw credit

Eligible for:  international students enrolled at Hochschule Wismar (being in their 2nd semester of study or higher) who run into an emergency situation; not eligible are students from Studienkolleg

Important: incomplete applications will not be considered

Application has to be submitted by email to:  korinna.stubbe@hs-wismar.de  

Application consists of:

-              Application form (download)

-              CV

-              Table of assessment/transcript of records

-              Study confirmation

-              Copy of valid visum or residence permit

The grant/scholarship will be about  300 € per month  and only for max. three months. Deviations are possible.

Applicants who didn’t receive a financial support due to Corona Crisis in 2020 have preference.

Scholarships for degree completion funded by DAAD – STIBET programme

Target group: international students  enrolled at Hochschule Wismar in their last semester, preparing/working on their thesis

Application has to be submitted by email to:  korinna.stubbe@hs-wismar.de

Application must be written informally and contain the following information:

  • Short presentation of the person
  • Personal data (address, email, bank account)
  • In which phase of the study is the applicant
  • For which period is financial support required
  • How was the study financed before? What has changed ? (give evidence)
  • Why does the applicant need the scholarship? (give evidence)
  • CV
  • Table of assessment/transcript of records
  • Copy of registration for thesis / letter from supervisor/professor


Studierendenwerk Rostock-Wismar – Corona Emergency support

If you are living in the dormitory and have problems in paying the monthly rent you have the opportunity to get your rent payment deferred.

You have to contact: Mrs Hansen  j.hansen@stw-rw.de  (see: Example)

Corona Emergency support funded by donations

You can get a one-time payment out of donations for May. Therefore you have to apply at Studierendenwerk Rostock-Wismar.

Application form can be found here: https://www.stw-rw.de/de/soziale-dienste/downloads.html

and use the „Antrag Corona-Nothilfe englisch“ to be submitted by email to: coronahilfe@stw-rw.de

Corona Emergency support by BMBF (Federal Minsitry of Education and Research) through KfW student loan – interest-free loan of up to 650 €/monthly

International students can apply for the KfW- student loan from 1st June 2020 (is limited until March 2021)

Prerequisite is to be residing in Germany; further information you can find here: