Bard College Berlin does not distinguish between domestic and international students. All B.A. and Academy Year students who meet the criteria for the scholarships below are eligible to apply. All scholarships are need-based, in addition to the criteria listed for the individual scholarships. Please follow the links below to view the criteria for each scholarship.

Which scholarships am I eligible for?

First-Year B.A. Applicants*

Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr Volunteer Scholarship

Global Fellow Scholarship

Horizons Scholarship

High School Exchange Scholarship

Levy Institute Scholarship

Program for International Education and Social Change

Scholarship in Aesthetics

Scholarship in Literary Arts

Scholarship in Politics

South American Scholarship in Aesthetics/Literary Arts

United World Colleges Scholarship

Young European Foundation Scholarship

Transfer B.A. Applicants

We do not offer scholarships for transfer applicants at this time.

Academy Year Applicants

Academy Year Scholarship

Jens Reich Scholarship

Project Year Applicants

We do not offer scholarships for Project Year applicants at this time. 

*Except for students who have already completed an undergraduate degree.

Applying for Scholarships

To apply for scholarships, please complete a Financial Statement and submit it to the Financial Aid Office by uploading it to your applicant portal. 

Download Financial Statement


Students applying for financial aid and scholarships should submit their Financial Statement by the deadline stated for their chosen application plan.

Application  Plan

Application / Financial Aid Application Due


Deposit Due

 Early Action/
Spring Transfer

 November 1

 End of December

 May 1

Regular  Decision/
Fall Transfer

 January 1

 End of March

 May 1

 Late Admission 

 May 1

 June 1

 June 15