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Goethe Institute scholarship

Kocherpartie Schwaebisch Hall[1]Each year, the town of Schwäbisch Hall offers a summer scholarship to study German with the Goethe Institute, popular with students from around the world. 

This years application process has now closed, details for 2017 will be available next year.


Schwäbisch Hall

The German town, twinned with Loughborough, meets the cost of course fees, board and lodgings, meaning the student only has to meet cost of travel to and from Schwäbisch Hall.

The students have the opportunity to improve the German language in both speaking and writing and also take the opportunity to see Germany.

Schwabisch Hall Coat of ArmsSchwäbisch Hall is a small town but has a lot to offer young people.

The town has a number of museums, an open air pool, two cinemas, great theatre plays and loads of other exciting opportunities.

Schwäbisch Hall is lively and has a large student population. There are many schools, the Goethe Institute and a college.   


Applying for a scholarship

Applicants of the Goethe Institute scholarship should:

  • be aged between 18 and 26 years
  • have studied or be studying German and have a basic understanding of the language
  • be able to gain from the experience; socially, vocationally and academically
  • have been or be a resident of Loughborough, the Borough of Charnwood, or have attended/currently attending an educational establishment in the borough

Applications should include precise details of how the applicant considers they meet the criteria and include the names and addresses of two referees (one being a current tutor/teacher if applicable).

For further enquiries and how to apply, please contact the Mayor of Charnwood's Office on 01509 634602 or email mayor@charnwood.gov.uk.   


More information

You can also read the attached reports written by previous scholarship winners.

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