Profiles of Former DAAD Undergraduate Scholars

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship holders have studied all over Germany in nearly every subject area. To hear about their experiences and see images of their time in Germany, take a look at some of the profiles below!

Many of the current scholarship holders have also offered to answer questions for applicants. Contact Uschi Niethammer at niethammer@daad.org if you'd like to get in touch with someone who's currently in Germany on an Undergraduate Scholarship.


Matthew Linden
University of Tübingen, 2006
University of Arizona, AZ
German Language & Literature; Business

Jennifer Mihok
University of Bremen, 2006
Dickinson College, PA
German Studies

Lukas Kujawa
Free University of Berlin, 2005-06
University of Manitoba, CAN
Political Science, German

Anastasiya Shapochkina
Free University of Berlin, 2005-06
CUNY Hunter College, NY
History

Anthony D. Paul
FH Schwäbisch Gmünd, 2005
Ohio State University, OH
Visual Communication

Christopher G. Piecuch
TU Braunschweig, 2004-05
University of Rhode Island, RI
Physics, German Studies

Gerhard Schneibel
University of Tuebingen, 2004-05
Goucher College, MD
English Studies

Kristen L. Robinson
FH Muenster, 2004-05
Juniata College, PA
Business Administration

Lauren Fraser
University of Freiburg, 2004-05
Illinois State University, IL
German Studies

Tristan Whitehead
University of Stuttgart, 2004-05
Portland State University, OR
Chemistry

Anna Startseva
Humboldt University of Berlin, 2004
University of Denver, CO
Political Science, German

Jeremy Biddle
Free University of Berlin, 2004-05
Columbia University, NY
History, German Studies

Veronica Schreibeis
University of Tuebingen, 2004-05
Montana State University, MT
Architecture, German

Brittany Hopkins
University of Hamburg, 2004-05
Smith College, MA
Comparative Literature

Alexandra H. Bush
University of Muenchen, 2004-05
Harvard University, MA
Comparative Literature

Brenda Xu
University of Goettingen, 2004-05
University of California at San Diego, CA
Political Science

Ling Mei Wong
Humboldt University of Berlin, 2005
Brown University, RI
Biology

Julie Beaulieu-Drolet
University of Muenchen, 2004-05
Laval University, CAN
Philosophy

Derek Chin
University of Goettingen, 2004-05
University of California at Berkeley, CA
Mathematics, German

Lisa M. Gierke
University of Marburg, 2004-05
University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, WI
German Studies, English

Daniel Jones
University of Dortmund, 2004-05
Iowa State University, IA
Music Education

Jason E. Nickels
University of Tuebingen, 2004-05
Portland State University, OR
German Studies

Nathaniel Walker
TU Braunschweig, 2004-05
University of Rhode Island, RI
Computer Science, German

Kelly Bendelow
Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg, 2006-07
University of Colorado, CO
International Affairs; Germanic Studies

Kai Sheffield
Humboldt University, 2006-07
University of British Columbia, CAN
International Relations

Zouhair Mahboubi
Technical University of Munich, 2006-07
McGill University, CAN
Engineering

Jason Sauerberg
University of Muenchen, 2006-07
Wayne State University, MI

Mark Chaiyakul
University of Wuerzburg, 2006
University of British Columbia, CAN
Research Assistant

David Kujawa
Universitaet der Kuenste Berlin, 2006-07
University of Manitoba, CAN
Graphic Design and Advertising

Kandra Stauffer
University of Freiburg, 2007
Baylor University, Texas
Anthropology and German

Fei Xu
Max Planck Institute, Golm/Potsdam, 2006
Concordia University, CAN
Biochemistry