Germany: DAAD Leadership for Africa Scholarship Programme 2021/2022 for African Masters Students (Fully-funded)

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Germany: DAAD Leadership for Africa Scholarship Programme 2021/2022 for African Masters Students (Fully-funded)

The DAAD has launched its new scholarship programme “Leadership for Africa” with funding from the German Foreign Office.

Application Deadline: 16th October, 2020

About the Award: All “Leadership for Africa” scholarship holders benefit from a complementary study programme in good governance, civil society and sustainable project management. The mandatory programme with several attendance phases each year has to be completed in addition to the regular studies. 

Eligible Fields: The programme supports 55 master’s degrees at German universities, with the exception of the subjects of human, veterinary and dental medicine, as well as law, art, music and architecture.

Type: Masters

Eligibility: Two target groups:

1) Highly qualified refugees who hold refugee status1 and fulfil the necessary qualifications for Master’s studies in Germany.
Applicants must fulfil the following conditions:

  • Holding refugee status in their host countries
  • Country of asylum has to be either Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda or Sudan
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree at least at the time of arrival in Germany

2) Highly qualified academics from Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda or Sudan.
Applicants must fulfil the following conditions:

  • Citizenship of Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda or Sudan
  • Country of residence is Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda or Sudan at the time of application
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree at least at the time of arrival in Germany

Selection: A pre-selection will take place based on the submitted application documents. Preselected candidate will be invited to an interview with an independent selection committee of university professors in Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda or Sudan. Please note: Preselected candidates must present originals of all previously submitted documents at the interview.

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be Taken at (Country): Germany

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • If necessary: Language course (2, 4 or 6 months) in Germany before the start of the study programme including the coverage of the test fees for a German language certificate. Participation in the language course is mandatory.
  • Accompanying study programme
  • Monthly scholarship rate payments of 861 EURO
  • Adequate health, accident and private/personal liability insurance in Germany.
  • Travel allowance.
  • One-off study allowance.

If applicable, family allowance and monthly rent subsidy.

Duration of Award: The duration of funding is determined by the standard period of study of the chosen program. In general, Master’s programs require two years of full-time study.

How to Apply: See information to apply

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
  • GOODLUCK

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