Hundreds of thousands of students around the world may dream of the same thing: traveling abroad to earn the degree of their dreams. While it’s a lofty ideal, it’s undeniable that it comes at an unaffordable cost. Some students didn’t even dare to imagine it.
Luckily, you can apply for some generous scholarships to support you financially. One program that allows international students to study abroad is the Fintiba Scholarship. Apart from helping students to pursue their studies, Fintiba Scholarships also open doors of opportunity for selected candidates to be exposed to Germany’s rich cultural diversity.
This comprehensive guide provides the information you need to apply for Fintiba Scholarships from A to Z. Keep reading to find out the key points that will increase your chances of winning.
Fintiba Scholarships: Program Overview
Since 2019, the Fintiba Scholarship has supported international students who turn their dream of coming to Germany into reality. Fintiba knows all too well that there are many obstacles along the way of international students to Germany and this annual scholarship is one way to make your journey easier.
Fintiba is a specialized company located in the heart of Frankfurt am Main in Germany. Founded in 2016, Fintiba offers tailor-made online solutions for international students and other groups who want to study or work in Germany. Everything is integrated and settled online in the innovative Fintiba app.
International students who apply for the Fintiba Scholarships could receive one of the following awards:
- 1st award: €3,000
- 5 separate awards: €600 each
- 1-year free health insurance in Germany for one person
For the monetary awards, there will be a one-time transfer of the respective total amount to the German current accounts of the recipients. To receive their awards, the recipients must be Fintiba customers and upload a valid visa in their Fintiba account.
In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:
- Your main residence is or will be in Germany.
- You are a Fintiba customer.
- To qualify for the 1-year of free health insurance award, applicants must have health insurance with Fintiba.
How to Apply for Fintiba Scholarships
You can submit your application including your video answering the question: “What are you most looking forward to during your stay in Germany and how do you think your time here will help you reach your goals?” via the online application form that you can find on Fintiba’s official website.
In the meantime, follow the video requirements and guidelines below to qualify for Fintiba Scholarships:
- Have creative, catchy content that reflects your ideas in response to the question above
- Your video must contain only copyright-free content (music, images, etc.)
- It should be in English or German (or contain subtitles in English/German)
- Video length: 1:00 – 1:30 minutes
- Format: mp4
- file size: 500 MB
The application deadline is September 15th, 2021. Applicants are advised to submit their application and video before or by the deadline. Fintiba as the organizer and administrator of the program rejects late applications.
At the end of the application period, the selection committee will go through all applications in order to select the recipients of the Fintiba Scholarships. In fact, the selection committee is made up of Fintiba representatives. After the final decision has been made, the recipients will be informed via email.
Here are the three criteria Fintiba will take into account in selecting the winning submissions:
- Engagement & motivation (e.g. we would like to see upbeat, positive, and engaging videos)
- Creative content (e.g. we appreciate interesting and varied content with a creative concept and a good script behind it)
- Production quality (e.g. we advise that you ensure a good video and audio quality)
Have any questions regarding your application or Fintiba Scholarships in general? Submit your inquiries through the Fintiba Help Center by clicking here.
Fintiba Scholarships’ Official Website
Click here to access the Fintiba Scholarships’ official website and get the latest information on its scholarship program.
While we try to keep the information up to date and accurate, information is subject to change without prior notice. Thus, please always refer to the official website of the scholarships provider, or in this case, Fintiba’s website, for complete and updated information.