The goal of the Erich Zillmer Foundation is the support of financially needy students at the Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences and young scientists in the fine mechanic/optic industry. To this end, they award interest-free loans at the standard rate as determined by BAföG (German Federal Law on Support in Education). The duration of the support may not exceed one semester.
Eligible to apply are students at all faculties of the Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule) at Braunschweid/WWolfenbüttel and students whose studies are directly related to the fine mechanic/optic industry. Applicants must be in financial need. However, there are no specific requiremens in this area.