Scholarships for young people with migration experience
In the 2020/2021 schoolyear, the Hans Hermann Voss-Stiftung sponsors again four START scholarships for students in the region Bergisches Land. The scholarship program of the START-Foundation is aimed at pupils with the following background. They want to actively participate in shaping our society and strengthening our democracy, they have immigrated to Germany themselves or their father or mother has immigrated to Germany, they are attending at least grade nine in the current school year, they are at least 14 years old, they have a command of German at least at the level of GER-B1 and they are still attending a general or vocational school in a German federal state for at least three years.
The scholarship supports the capability and the commitment of young people with a migration history and attends their education. In addition to providing material support, the grant includes a comprehensive range of educational opportunities and personal pedagogical supervision.
The application period runs from 1st February to 16th March 2020 and is organised by the START Foundation.