KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — The Kaiserslautern chapter of the American-German Business Club is accepting applications for its annual scholarship.

The 1,000-euro scholarship (about $1,400) is open to Americans and Germans who are studying or plan to study business.

To qualify, applicants must either study business or business-related courses at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern or study business-related courses at an accredited university while having residence in the Kaiserslautern, Pirmasens, Saarbrücken, Koblenz or Mainz areas.

Applicants must also be at least a year away from finishing their degree or be high-school seniors who have been accepted to a college or university.

To apply, students must submit a cover letter and a 500-to-750-word essay in English explaining how they would use their business studies to further German-American relations. Cover letters should be no more than one page. They should include: the applicant’s name, current and home addresses, email address, telephone numbers, name of current school, expected year of college graduation, and an outline of the current course of study and any pertinent cross-cultural experiences.

Both the cover letter and essay must be saved as Microsoft Word documents and sent via email to: The deadline is March 30.

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