DFH Scholarship

CAMPS International awards one scholarship worth € 5,000 for a high school stay in cooperation with the German Association of High Schools (DFH) for the 2021/22 school year or semester.


• 15 to 18 years old

• Minimum 3 years of English in school

• Highly motivated to go abroad

• Average grades of 2.0 or better

• Engagement in the local community

Next steps:

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• The DFH is now accepting applications for the 2021/22 school year. The application deadline is September 15, 2020.

• An independent advisory board will select the scholarship holder.

• An application for our regular program is not an application for a scholarship.

Parital grants ranging from € 500 to € 1,500, total value of € 15,000


• At least 14 years old by depature date

• high level of creativity and initiative

• Applications accepted year-round


Next Steps:

Send us an application to with a 3 minute video via “wetransfer”, both with the subject: “partial scholarship”. Tell us who you are and why you would like to have a partial scholarship. All part-time scholarship holders must be ready to run a blog during their stay. We integrate this on in website


Discounts and other financing options


If you plan to spend some time abroad as an exchange student, you may be entitled to financial support under the BAFöG (Federal Education Promotion Act). The maximum support is € 465 per month, with an additional travel allowance of € 500 for an exchange in Europe and € 1,000 for an exchange outside of Europe. You should apply for BAFöG about 6 months before your departure.


BaFöG by destination country:



Some school authorities offer funding opportunities for students in the respective federal state.

Students from Hamburg, for example, could receive funding from the Hamburg School and Vocational Training Authority (Hamburger Behörde für Schule und Berufsbildung). Find out more here!

Sibling Discount

If you have an older sister or brother who has already been abroad with us, you can receive a sibling discount of € 250. This also applies to twins who start their foreign adventure with us at the same time.


Friends and Acquaintances Discount

If a friend of yours has gone abroad with us and recommended CAMPS to you, you can receive a discount of € 250 and your friend will receive € 50 from us.