Partner Universities

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Please find below a list of our contact partners at US and Canadian universities for students and scholars applying for the Study Scholarship and Long-Term Research Grant.

  • If your university is on the list, contact the DAAD campus coordinator, and submit your application to them; there may be an earlier university internal deadline. (If you miss your university’s deadline, you may alternatively submit your application to DAAD New York.)  Please note this doesn’t apply to performing/visual artists.


    • University of Arizona
      Ms. Shelley Hawthorne Smith
      Associate Director of Fellowships and Community Engagement
      The University of Arizona Graduate College
      Administration Building
      1401 E. University Blvd. Room 322
      PO 210066
      Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
    • Boston University
      Mr. Jeffrey Berg
      Director of National & International Scholarships
      Office of the Provost
      Boston University
      One Silber Way, 8tj Fl.
      Boston, MA 02215
      Tel: (617) 358-8061
    • Brandeis University
      Ms. Meredith Monaghan
      Academic Fellowships
      Usdan Student Center, 130
      Brandeis University
      Waltham, MA 02453
      Tel: (781) 736-3489
    • Brown University
      Mr. William Wittels
      Assistant Director of Academic Affairs, Graduate School
      Brown University
      47 George St., Box 1867
      Providence, RI 02912
      Tel: (401) 863-2600
    • University of California–Berkeley
      Michael Sacramento
      Fellowships Coordinator
      Graduate Fellowships
      318 Sproul Hall
      University of California–Berkeley
      Berkeley, CA 94720-5900
      Tel: (510) 642-0672
    • University of California–Irvine
      Sonia Lepe
      Senior Employment and Fellowships Analyst
      Graduate Division
      University of California–Irvine
      120 Aldrich Hall
      Irvine, CA 92697-3180
      Tel: (949) 824-8120
    • University of California–San Diego
      Michelle Monroy
      Graduate Fellowships Advisor
      Office of Graduate Studies
      University of California–San Diego
      9500 Gilman Drive
      La Jolla, CA 92093-0003
      Tel: (858) 822-2938
    • University of Chicago
      For graduate students:
      Mr. Kevin Doherty
      Assistant Director of Fellowships
      Office of the Provost | UChicagoGRAD
      University of Chicago
      970 East 58th Street, 3rd floor
      Chicago, IL 60637
      Tel: (773) 834-0719

For undergraduate students:
Arthur K. Salvo, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Fellowships and Scholarships
College Center for Research and Fellowships
Office of the Dean of Students
The College, University of Chicago
5845 S. Ellis Avenue | Gates-Blake Hall 222A
Tel: (773) 834 – 5563

    • Clark University
      Mary-Ellen Boyle
      Interim Dean of the College
      Clark University
      950 Main Street
      Worchester, MA 01610-1477
    • Columbia University
      For graduate students only:
      Gennet Black
      Associate Dean of Academic programs
      Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
      Columbia University
      107 Low Memorial Library
      535 West 116th Street
      New York, NY 10027
      Tel: (212) 854-6727

Undergraduate students should apply directly

    • Cornell University
      Dr. Peter Gilgen
      Associate Professor, Department of German Studies
      Goldwin Smith Hall, Room 192
      Cornell University
      Ithaca, NY 14853-3201
      Tel: (607) 254-3312
    • Dartmouth College
      Dr. Christie Harner
      Assistant Dean of Faculty for Fellowship Advising Senior Lecturer
      Dept. of English and creative writing
      Dartmouth College
      Parker House, room 205
      Hanover, NH 03755
      Tel: (603) 646-6489
    • Duke University
      Ms. Anna Bernard-Hoverstad
      Coordinator of Nationally Competitive Scholarship
      Duke Office of University Scholars & Fellows, Box 90725
      Durham, NC  27708
      Tel: (919) 660-2410 or 660-3070
    • Georgetown University
      Katie Li
      Associate Director of External Fellowships and Awards
      Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
      Georgetown University
      3520 Prospect Street, N.W.
      Car Barn, Suite 400 (Box 571005)
      Washington, DC 20057-1004
      Tel: (202) 687-4478
    • Harvard University
      Rebecca Lock
      Assistant Director
      Committee on General Scholarships
      Harvard University
      14 Story Street, 3rd Floor
      Cambridge, MA 02138
      Tel: (617) 496-5042
    • University of Illinois–Chicago
      Benn Williams
      Fellowships and Awards Coordinator
      Graduate College (m/c 192)
      University of Illinois at Chicago
      633 University Hall
      601 South Morgan Street
      Chicago, IL 60607-7106
      Tel: (312)-413-2389
    • University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign
      Ken Vickery, PhD, Director
      Office of External Fellowships Graduate College
      204 Coble Hall, MC-322
      University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign
      Champaign, IL 61820
      Tel: (217) 333-0036
    • Indiana University
      Paul Fogleman
      Undergraduate Scholars Office
      Office: Hutton Honors College 216B
      Indiana University
      Bloomington, IN 47405
      Tel: (812)855-3948
    • Johns Hopkins University
      Dr. Kathleen Barry
      Assistant Director, National Fellowships Program
      Johns Hopkins University
      14 Shriver
      3400 N. Charles Street
      Baltimore, MD 21218
      Tel: 410-516-6775
    • University of Massachusetts–Amherst
      Dr. Madalina Akli
      Lecturer of International Studie
      Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA)
      Commonwealth Honors College
      University of Massachusetts
      157 Commonwealth Avenue
      Amherst, MA, 01003-9253
      Tel: (413) 577-2613
    • University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
      Amy Hall
      Rackham Dean’s Office
      University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
      915 East Washington Street
      Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1070
    • University of Minnesota–Twin Cities
      Toni Abts
      Graduate Fellowships Coordinator
      Graduate School Fellowship Office
      University of Minnesota–Twin Cities
      314 Johnston Hall
      101 Pleasant St. S.E.
      Minneapolis, MN 55455
      Tel: (612) 625- 7579
    • University of Missouri–Columbia
      Erik Potter
      Program Manager
      Office of Global and National Fellowships
      University of Missouri–Columbia
      164 McReynolds Hall
      Columbia, MO 65211
      Tel: (573) 884-4661
    • Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
      Prof. Andrea Hofmann-Miller
      Assistant Professor, German Translation and Interpretation /
      Leiterin des deutschen T&I-Programms
      Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
      460 Pierce Street
      Monterey, CA 93940
      Tel: (831) 647-3527
    • Mount Holyoke College
      Ryan M. Lewis
      National Fellowships Advisor
      Mount Holyoke College
      309A Mary Lyon Hall
      50 College Street
      South Hadley, MA 01075
      Tel: (413) 538-3344
    • New School University
      Ms. Julie Fratrik
      Director of Education abroad & Global Engagement

      72 5th Ave. 3rd Floor
      New York, NY 10011

    • New York University
      Emily Hollenbach
      Assistant Director, Fellowships and Awards
      New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Science
      6 Washington Square North, Second Floor
      New York, NY 10003
      Tel: (212) 998-8063
    • University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
      Julie Montaigne
      Director of Fellowships
      UNC – CH Graduate School
      Campus Box 4010
      University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
      Chapel Hill, NC 27599-4010
      Tel: (919) 843-8392
    • Northwestern University
      Dr. Stephen Hill
      Associate Director, Office of Fellowships
      1940 Sheridan Rd
      Northwestern University
      Evanston, IL 60208-4044
      Tel: (847) 491-2617
    • University of Notre Dame
      Dr. Della Rossa
      Department of German and Russian Languages and Literatures
      University of Notre Dame
      Notre Dame, IN 46556-4639
      Tel: (574)631- 4268
    • University of Oregon
      Mr. Luis Ruiz
      Program Coordinator
      Global Education Oregon
      333 Oregon Hall
      5209 University of Oregon
      Eugene, OR 97403-5209
      Tel: (541) 346-3207
    • University of Pennsylvania
      Beth S. Wenger
      Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
      Moritz and Josephine Berg Professor of History
      University of Pennsylvania
      School of Arts and Sciences
      Graduate Division
      3401 Walnut Street, Suite 322A
      Philadelphia, PA 19104
      Tel: (215) 898-7156
    • Pennsylvania State University
      Dr. Caitlin Ting
      Director, Fellowships Office
      The Pennsylvania State University
      312 Boucke Building
      University Park, PA 16802
      Tel: (814) 863-8199
    • University of Pittsburgh
      Lesha Greene
      Scholarship Mentor
      3600 Cathedral of Learning
      University of Pittsburgh Honors College
      Pittsburgh, PA 15260
      Tel: (412) 624-3698
    • Princeton University
      For graduate students:
      Ms. Elaine Willey
      Assistant Dean for Academic Support Programs
      The Graduate School
      Princeton University
      111 Clio Hall
      Princeton, NJ 08544
      Tel: (609) 258-3033
      ewilley@princeton.eduFor undergraduate students:
      Prof.  Thomas Y. Levin
      Department of German
      Princeton University
      210 East Pyne Building
      Princeton, NJ 08544
      Tel: (609) 258- 1384
    • Rutgers University
      Ms. Teresa M. Delcorso-Ellmann
      Assistant Dean for Graduate Student External Support
      Graduate School New Brunswick
      Rutgers University
      25 Bishop Place
      New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1178
      Tel: (848) 932-2705
    • Smith College
      Dr. Andrew Dausch
      Assistant Director
      Fellowships & Postgraduate Scholarships Program
      Smith College Fellowships Program
      84 Elm Street, Drew Hall
      Northampton, MA 01063
      Tel: (413) 585-2582 (reception/make appointment)
    • Stanford University
      Diane Murk
      Assistant Dean & Manager
      Overseas Resource Center
      Stanford University
      Bechtel International Center
      584 Capistrano Way
      Stanford, CA 94305
      Tel: (650) 723-0856
    • University at Buffalo
      Dr. David Fertig
      Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics
      638 Baldy Hall, North Campus
      Buffalo, NY 14260-4130
      Tel: (716) 645-0129
    • Stony Brook University
      Dr. Kathleen Flint Ehm
      Assistant Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Initiatives
      Graduate School
      Stony Brook University
      2401 Computer Science
      Stony Brook, NY 11794-4433
      Tel: (631)632-7531
    • University of Texas–Austin
      Dr. Jana Weiss
      DAAD Associate Professor
      Department of Germanic Studies
      University of Texas at Austin
      2505 University Ave. C3300
      Austin, TX 78712-0304
      Tel: (512)-232-6374
    • Vanderbilt University
      Dr. Elizabeth Harrington Lambert
      Associate Director of Fellowships & Scholarships
      Vanderbilt University Career Center
      310 25th Ave. South, Suite 220
      Nashville, TN 37240
      Tel: (615) 322 2750
    • University of Virginia
      Dr. Phil Trella
      Associate Vice Provost and Director
      Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs
      University of Virginia
      P.O. Box 400882
      Charlottesville, VA 22904
      Tel: (434) 243-2018
    • Washington University, St. Louis
      Dr. Amy Suelzer
      Director, Overseas Programs
      Campus Box 1088
      Washington University, St. Louis
      1 Brookings Drive
      St. Louis, MO 63130
      Tel: (314) 935-8372
    • University of Washington
      For Graduate Students:
      Michelle Sutton
      Assistant Director, Fellowships and Awards
      The Graduate School
      Box 353770,
      G-1 Communications Building
      Seattle WA 98195
      Tel: (206) 543-3454 For Undergraduate students:
      Emily Smith
      Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards
      Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity
      171 Mary Gates Hall, Box 352803
      Seattle, WA 98195
      Tel: (206) 543-4170
    • Wesleyan University
      Dr. Ulrich Plass
      Professor of German Studies
      Department of German Studies, Fisk Hall
      Wesleyan University
      262 High St.
      Middletown CT 06459-0040
      Tel: (860) 685-3378
    • Yale University
      For graduate students only:
      Dr. Robert, Harper-Mangels
      Associate Dean for Academic Support
      Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
      1 Hillhouse Avenue
      New Haven, CT 06511

    • University of Alberta
      Markus Vuorensola
      Scholarship Coordinator
      University of Alberta International
      142 Telus Centre (87 Avenue and 111 Street)
      Edmonton, AB CANADA T6G 2R1
      Tel:(780) 492-6549
    • University of British Columbia
      Justin Holme
      Graduate Awards Manager
      Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies|Office of the Dean and Vice-Provost
      University of British Columbia| Vancouver Campus
      #180-6371 Crescent Road
      Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
      TEL: (604) 822-9546
    • Université Laval
      Marie-Andrée Bégin
      Coordonnatrice d’opérations
      Bureau des bourses et de l’aide financièr
      Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins
      2325, rue de l’Université, local 2546
      Université Laval, Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
      Tel: (418) 656-2131 ext. 415237
    • McGill University
      Ms. Ester di Cori
      External Fellowships Officer
      Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office
      McGill University
      James Administration Building, Room 400
      845 Sherbrooke Street West
      Montréal, QC H3A 2T5
      Tel: (514) 398-3990, ext. 09341
    • Queen’s University
      Ms. Monica Corbett
      Registrar (Student Awards)
      Queen’s University, School of Graduate Studies and Research
      Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
      Phone: (613) 533-6100 ext. 77309
    • University of Toronto
      Dr. Tara-Monique Etherington
      Program Manager,  International Scholarship Enrichment and Support
      Centre for International Experience
      University of Toronto
      33 St. George Street
      Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2E3
      TEL: (416)978-2659
    • University of Victoria
      Ms. Lisa Pender
      Scholarships Officer
      Faculty of Graduate Studies
      Office of the Dean
      University of Victoria
      PO Box 3025 STN CSC
      Victoria, BC V8W 3P2
      TEL: (250) 472-5186
    • York University
      Dr. Heather MacRace
      Associate Professor
      York University
      Dept. of Political Science
      Ross S652
      4700 Keele Street
      Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
      TEL: (416) 736 2100 ext. 33964

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