The prestigious green talent awards are offered by the German Federal Ministry of education which promotes the international exchange of innovative green ideas in the field of sustainability. It allows international students to research in the field of sustainability at German universities.

Supported by:

Minister Anja Karliczek


  • Nationality: All international students are eligible for this scholarship.
  • Education: The gap between Postgraduation and Ph.D. should not be more than three years.
  • Academic Achievement: Grades must be significantly above that is average grades.

Application and Selection Procedure:

Applications can be submitted online at the scholarship portal ( No emailed documents, change in the prior application and any missing documents are to be considered.

Candidates are to be selected on the basis of their scientific excellence and innovative research potential. The jury of German experts selected 25 “Green Talents”   from numerous applications.


  • Updated CV
  • Marksheets & Degrees
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • IELTS or TOEFL score

Date and Deadline:

The applications for the 2022-23 program have been closed (05/24/2022). And the applications for the 2023-24 program most likely would begin in May.

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Grant Details

It is fully funded which provides financial assistance to the eligible students.

Eligible Country(s)

All Nationalities

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