The entrepreneurs association Lower Saxony promotes students who study in the first generation with their program “Aufsteiger gesucht”. The funding supplements the German scholarship at Lower Saxony Universities through an ideational aid program for educational climbers. Scholars get a mentor and contacts to the funding company.
Anyone interested needs to apply for a German scholarship at their Lower Saxony University. The scholarship is directed at educational climbers who study MINT-courses and have outstanding performances and the willingness for social engagement. Only students who are the first ones to study in their family are entitled.