Bard College Berlin does not distinguish between domestic and international students. All BA 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.

How to Apply for Scholarships

1. Complete and submit an application for admission
Visit How to Apply for details on how to complete the application 

2. Download and complete the Financial Statement form 
Visit Financial Aid to download the form and for details on how to complete the application; you will be considered for all scholarships you are eligible for 

3. Upload the completed Financial Statement form along with supporting documentation to your applicant portal 

Please note that you will receive log-in information for your applicant portal after you submit your application for admission.


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 Decision November 1 End of December Within one month after receipt of decision / financial aid package

Early Action

November 1

End of December

May 1

Spring Transfer November 1 December 1 January 1

Regular Decision/
Fall Transfer

January 1

End of March

 May 1

 Late Admission

 May 1

 June 1

 June 15