• Students receiving Pell Grants should consider applying for a Gilman Scholarship (up to $5000)
• The Fund for Education Abroad is offering up to ten $10,000 scholarships in 2012-13.
Deadline is November 14, 2011.
You also may be able to discover scholarships at Fastweb.com
"FinAid - The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid" website can direct you to scholarship sources listed in various Books about Studying Abroad.
The University of Minnesota's International Study and Travel Center website has a searchable database of many other scholarship opportunities.
Also consider approaching organizations which encourage and support study abroad in general (e.g. Rotary International), or local German-American associations in your community.