Scholarship ceremony 2015 (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar; photo: Henry Sowinski)
2015 (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar; photo: Henry Sowinski)

The Bauhaus-Universität Weimar awards Bauhaus Scholarships to outstanding students who can be expected to have above average performance  as well as special aptitude for an area of knowledge and an equally outstanding final project.

Who is eligible to apply?
Students at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar who will complete their - preferably art-design - studies within 12 months are funded.

How is funding awarded?
The grant totals 1,350 euros and can be paid out as a lump sum or in instalments. A total of 6 completion scholarships will be awarded in the funding year.

Scholarship period
The call for applications for the next funding year (April 2018-March 2019) will take place at two times:

CfA 1: 15 January 2018; as a rule the scholarship begins in April 2018 (or earlier upon request)
CfA 2: 15 May 2018; as a rule the scholarship begins at the earliest in July 2018

Funding requirements

A Bauhaus Graduation Scholarship may not be awarded to candidates who are already receiving public funding.

Scholarship holders are only allowed to work in a part-time job according to the relevant regulations (max. 20h/month, MdU 11/2015).

The funding period may begin at any time during the funding year. Payment of funds is flexible - one can choose either a one-time payment of €1,350 or a three-month scholarship paying €450 a month.

Funding recipients are expected to submit a copy of their final transcript and written thesis.

For artistic or design projects: should the type and format of the work permit, an obligatory copy of the project is to be submitted to the university library.

Application documents

Please use the online application form with file upload for your application documents (in German or English).

Please upload your application (and accompanying documents, max. 15MB) as one PDF file. The file name should include your first and last name. Please include the following documents in the order shown below:

  1. Letter of motivation (max. 2 pages)
  2. Brief exposé of your final project (max. 3 pages + if applicable: pictures, visualisation)
  3. timetable/work schedule
  4. Curriculum vitae (CV)
  5. Letter of recommendation from the supervising professor from the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (please use the “Letter of Recommendation” form)
  6. Proof of above-average achievement in your course of study at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar: overview of grades incl. grade point average (e.g. BISON print out or in form of a performance report by your faculty’s examination office); your bachelor’s certificate (if applicable)

Selection process

The awarding committee for scholarships of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar will select the scholarship recipients in February.

Selections from the second round of applications will be made by July.

Decisions of the committee will not be justified towards the applicants due to the absolute confidentiality of the selection procedure.

The awarding committee for scholarships of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

(Bauhaus-Universität Weimar; Foto: Henry Sowinski)

Larissa Kurt (geb. Knufmann)
Produktdesign (Bachelor)
»Craft Empowerment Tool«

Muriel McCalla
Visuelle Kommunikation/ Visuelle Kulturen (Master)
»Implemented Social Design – Making Social Design Work in Society, Economy and Reality«

Tillmann Ohm
Freie Kunst (Diplom)
»The Artist's Machine Is Present«

Samuel Solazzo
Visuelle Kommunikation (Bachelor)
Großvater Migration

Nikita Verma
European Urban Studies (Master)
»Urban Strategies for Development of Hill Town in Indian Himalayas- case study Almora«

Laura Ziegler
Urbanistik (Master)
»Personalisierte Städterankings - ein neues Vorgehen?«

[Translate to English:] Abschluss-Stipendiatinnen der 1. Ausschreibungsrunde mit Prof. Barbara Schönig (Foto: Henry Sowinski)
[Translate to English:] Stipendiatinnen mit Prof. Barbara Schönig und Alumna Melisa Palacio (Foto: Henry Sowinski)

Paul Böttcher, Urbanistik (Bachelor)
»Über den Dächern der Welt - Entwicklungspolitische Projekte auf dem Prüfstand«

Vanessa Brazeau, Public Art and New Artistic Strategies (Master)
»Thesis Body: High-Performance Performance.«

Wanda Gaertner, Nachhaltige Produktkulturen (Master)
»Eltern- und kindgerechte Gestaltung im intensivmedizinischen Bereich«

Lisa Pusch, MediaArchitecture (Master)
»On Memory: Body, Devices and Material«

Daniel Pelaez, Medienkunst/Mediengestaltung (Master)
»Guides of Nepal«

Michael Paul Romstöck, Visuelle Kommunikation (Bachelor)
»USAG Schweinfurt«

Lukas Beck, Visuelle Kommunikation (Bachelor)
Project: Connecting Veloculture
Supervised byProf. Jay Rutherford

Riccarda Cappeller, Architektur (Master)
Project: ZusammenLeben im Typus Stadt
Supervised by Jun.-Prof. Ines Weizman

Mascha Fischer, Visuelle Kommunikation (Diplom)
Project: Ein Leben (Ausstellung)
Supervised by Prof. Liz Bachhuber 

Jibran Khan, Media Art and Design (Master)
Project: Die Geschichte der zwei Monde (Film)
Supervised by Jun.-Prof. Jörn Hintzer

Melisa Palacio Lopez, Medienkunst/Mediengestaltung (Master)
Project: „S P E K T R U M“ [Performance/Video/Sound/Tanz]
Supervised by Prof. Walter Bauer-Wabnegg

Frederike Rode, Urbanistik (Bachelor)
Project: "Affordable Housing" in Richmond. Aktuelle nationale Förderprogramme und ihre Umsetzung auf lokaler Ebene
Supervised by Prof. Barbara Schönig

Josephine Bauer, Freie Kunst (Diplom)
Project: Körperbehaarung und Heilung (graphic arts)

Valentine Jerke, Kulturwissenschaftliche Medienforschung (Master)
Project: Pilgerboom oder Supermarkt des Religiösen

Saori Kaneko / Richard Welz, Freie Kunst (Diplom)
Projekc: made by us (exhibition)

Cilia Lichtenberg, Urbanistik (Master)
Project: Wohnungs(markt)politik in Leipzig. Alternative Instrumente und Maßnahmen für eine ‚soziale‘ Wohnraumversorgung

Justus Preyer, Architektur (Bachelor)
Project: Archipel Wuppertal-Elberfeld, von Platz zu Platz

Qianqian Zhang (together with Jingjing Lu), Medienkunst/Mediengestaltung (Master)
Project: "to live" (animated film)



Martin Ahner
Architektur (Diplom)
Projekt: Das Haus des Misanthropen

Alexander Döpel
Visuelle Kommunikation / Visuelle Kulturen (Master)
Projekt: MODERN GENEALOGY. Der moderne Stammbaum.

Sujin Lim
Public Art and New Artistic Strategies (Master)
Projekt: „Reversing the Fall of 2012“ in Gumi/South Korea

Maxie Götze
Visuelle Kommunikation (Diplom)
Projekt: „Ein Raum für die Klangkunst“

Patrick Richter
Medienkunst/Mediengestaltung (B.F.A.)
Projekt: “Marie Marionette / Neununddreißig« 

Martin Schotten
Visuelle Kommunikation (Diplom)
Projekt: “Für”