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This article contains everything you need to know about DAAD  Scholarship. How to apply for DAAD Scholarship, DAAD Postgraduate (Master's and Ph.D) Scholarships. DAAD Benefits, Requirements , Courses, Universities etc

The DAAD  Scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship which is awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) primarily to postgraduate (masters and PhD), and postdoctoral students respectively.

The scholarship is awarded annually to international students, who aspire to study at a German Higher institute or a university in their country, in multiple programmes.

This scholarship is one of the most legitimate and convenient for international students of its kind and is definitely worth applying for by you.  If sending in your application is something you are interested in doing, this article will help you know all you need about the DAAD scholarship.

 

About DAAD

The DAAD is the world's largest funding organisation for the international exchange of students and researchers. The German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) is a German support organisation in the field of international academic co-operation.

 

Table Of Content:

  • About DAAD
  • DAAD Official Website
  • DAAD Contact
  • DAAD Scholarship Database 
  • List of DAAD Scholarships
  • DAAD universities
  • DAAD Scholarships for Nigerian students
  • DAAD Scholarships for African students
  • DAAD Scholarships for International students
  • DAAD Scholarships for developing countries
  • DAAD postgraduate scholarships
  • DAAD scholarships for Master’s in Architecture
  • DAAD short term research grants
  • DAAD: EPOS
  • DAAD undergraduate scholarships
  • DAAD: Helmut Schmidt Programme
  • DAAD German studies research grants

 

DAAD Official Website

This is the DAAD Scholarships official website.

 

DAAD  Contact

Head office in Bonn

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst e.V. (DAAD)
Kennedyallee 50
D-53175 Bonn

Tel.: +49 228 882-0
Fax: +49 228 882-444
E-Mail: [email protected]

A detailed list of all official phone numbers and addresses of all DAAD countries, institutes, and offices, can be found here. You can send DAAD a message though there contact form

 

DAAD  Scholarship Database

DAAD scholarship database contains all th DAAD scholarshipis. All kinds of DAAD Scholarship can be find there. You can access the DAAD Scholarships database here

 

DAAD Universities

DAAD partners with a lot of universities all over the world, in different continents, to ensure that students get the opportunity to choose from what could be their dream university.

The following universities are some recognised DAAD partners, and if you are to apply for the scholarship, they are the universities you can apply to:

  1. University of Stuttgart, Germany
  2. University of Ghana, Ghana
  3. University of Nigeria, Nigeria
  4. Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
  5. African Institute for Mathematical Science
  6. University of Arizona, USA (http://grad.arizona.edu/financial-resources)
  7. University of California, USA (http://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/)
  8. McGill University, Canada
  9. Queen's University
  10. University of Toronto

View the extensive list of approved DAAD universities in America and Canada.

 

List Of DAAD Scholarships

Every year, DAAD awards over 50+ scholarships to students from all over the world.

There are just a lot of options you can choose from to apply for. And here are some of the DAAD funded scholarships you can apply for:

 

1. PhD Scholarship By Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst

The scholarship is awarded by the Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS), the University of Ghana to students who wish to undergo a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in population studies at the University.

Read more and apply here.

 

2. Master Scholarship By Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

Also obtainable at the University of Ghana, the Master’s scholarship which is fully funded by DAAD is awarded to promising postgraduate students who aspire to pursue a master's degree program at the esteemed university.

Read more and apply here

 

3. DAAD/PLAAS Scholarships for Masters & Doctoral Studies In Poverty, Land And Agrarian Studies

This scholarship is a collaboration between DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), PLAAS (Institute for Poverty, Land, and Agrarian Studies), and NELGA (Network of Excellence For Land Government in Africa). It is awarded to masters and postgraduate students who are interested in Poverty, Land, and Agrarian Studies.

Read more and apply here

 

4. DAAD University of Hohenheim AgEcon Scholarships for Developing Countries 2020 - 2021

AgEcon Scholarships is awarded to educated young professionals from developing countries. The scholarships aid these students by providing them with specialized studies and funding.

Read more and apply here

 

5. DAAD Spring School for African Germany-Alumni

The DAAD Spring School for African Germany-Alumni came about as a result of a partnership between the University of Bonn and the German Development Institute. Both benefactors, invite African-German alumni from all fields of study to participate in a joint spring that takes place in Germany.

Read more and apply here

 

6.  Hertie School of Governance Helmut-Schmidt-Programme (DAAD) 2019 for International Masters Students

Hertie School of Governance invites international students who are pursuing a master's degree, with interests in public affairs, learning analytical and managerial skills, to participate in the Helmut- Schmidt- Programme.

Read more and apply here

 

DAAD Scholarship For Nigerian Students

As a Nigerian student, in addition to the DAAD international and African students scholarships you are also eligible to apply for:

 

The Nigerian- German Postgraduates Training Programme- PhD

This scholarship is awarded to graduate/ postgraduate/ doctoral students from Nigeria. The aim of the scholarship is to train them by funding their studies in a reputable DAAD German Institute.

Type: PhD

CountryGermany

EligibilityQualified students with a background in the Oil and Gas industry.

CoursesCourses related to Oil and Gas.

InstituteVarious German Institutes

Requirements:

  • To be selected the criteria you have to meet includes:
  • Excellent general academic performance.
  • A convincing and detailed proposal, discussed and agreed with the German supervisor.
  • A motivational letter showing why you chose the degree course.

Funding:

  • Note that this scholarship only funds PhD degree (individual programme or structured programme) that is related to Oil and Gas.
  • Other disciplines will not be considered for funding by DAAD.

Duration: Three years

Award Value:

  • 6 months preparatory German Language Course
  • Pocket money and accommodation
  • Monthly scholarship instalment
  • Travel grant for remuneration of travel costs after arrival to Germany
  • Study and research allowance
  • Accident, health, and personality liability insurance cover
  • Individual allowance after acceptance

Application ProcessYou can find the application process on the official scholarship webpage

Selection Process:

  • Lucky applicants will be selected by a bi-national committee via personal interviews.
  • Applicants are also selected via general academic performance as well as a convincing and detailed proposal, discussed and agreed with the German supervisor, a convincing motivation for the chosen Master’s degree course respectively.

Note: Head on to the official DAAD website for this PhD scholarship for more information.

 

DAAD Scholarship For African Students

African students, Nigerians inclusive are encouraged to apply for these DAAD scholarships:

 

1. DAAD In-Country/In-Region 2020/2021 Scholarships Within East Africa For Postgraduate African Students

The aim of this scholarship is to promote the development of university teaching staff in universities and through postgraduate training in selected postgraduate study programmes at various institutions, build capacity for staff in the public sector.

Type: Masters and PhD

CountryVarious East African countries.

EligibilityThis award is only open to students from Eastern Africa countries.

Courses And Awarding Institutes:

PhD- Computer Science and IT

  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Information Technology, Kenya - PhD
  • Strathmore University, Information Technology, Kenya - PhD
  • Engineering, Technology, Urban Planning, Environmental and Resources Management
  • Kenyatta University, Biotechnology Kenya - PhD
  • Kenyatta University, Environmental Planning, Kenya - PhD
  • Kenyatta University, Renewable Energy Technology, Kenya - Masters
  • Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Kenya - PhD
  • Makerere University, Sciences in Environmental/ Natural Sciences, Uganda - Master
  • Health Sciences, Medicine, Psychology, Veterinary Medicine
  • Mount Kenya University, Nursing, Kenya - Master
  • Mount Kenya University, Public Health, Uganda - Masters
  • Busitema University, Public Health, Uganda - Masters
  • Alzalem Alzahari University, Family Medicine, Sudan - Masters
  • Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Public Health, Kenya - PhD

Law

  • Tanzanian - German Centre for Postgraduate Studies in Law, EAC Law, Tanzania - Masters

Mathematics, Economics

  • Africa Economic Research Consortium,  Agricultural Economics, Kenya - PhD
  • Strathmore University, Mathematics, Kenya -  Master and PhD
  • Moi University, Pure Mathematics, Kenya - PhD

Natural Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Earth Sciences, Natural Resources, Food Sciences)

  • International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Insect Science, Kenya - PhD
  • Makerere University, Sciences in Environmental/ Natural Sciences, Uganda - Master
  • Makerere University, Plant Breeding, Uganda - Master
  • Hawassa University, Agroforestry, Ethiopia - Master
  • Consortium, Agricultural Economics, Kenya - PhD

Social Sciences, Governance, Development, Education

  • Addis Ababa University, Global and Area Studies, Ethiopia - PhD
  • School of Urban Planning and Social Sciences (UPSS), Ardhi University Governance and Planning for Resilient Cities in Africa, Tanzania - PhD
  • Centre of Educational Research Methodologies and Management - East and Southern  Africa (CERM - ESA), Moi University Education, Kenya - Master
  • Centre of Educational Research Methodologies and Management East and Southern  Africa (CERM - ESA), Moi University, Sociology of Education, Kenya - PhD

RequirementsInformation is available at the scholarship webpage.

Funding:  This DAAD scholarship only funds Masters and PhD students who are studying the mentioned courses in the listed universities.

Duration: Varies based on institution

 Award Value:

  • University tuition fees
  • Research allowance
  • Monthly stipend
  • Travel allowance (if applicable)
  • Health insurance (if applicable)
  • Possibility of study visit of 6 months to German within the period of the scholarship.

Number Of Awards: Numerous

Selection Process:

  • Only students who are admitted into a DAAD university for masters, will be accepted for the scholarship.
  • Candidates are selected by an independent selection committee consisting of experts after their applications are reviewed. After they are selected the best candidates will be invited to submit their application through the DAAD portal.
  • After the applications are submitted, a telephone interview by the DAAD office in respective countries is conducted to select the final winners.
  • The criteria for selection includes- academic achievement, German language proficiency and an explanation letter of your professional and personal reasons for choosing a course.

Deadline: 31st January

For more information and how you can apply for this scholarship, visit the scholarship webpage.

 

2. DAAD In-Country/In-Region Masters & PhD Scholarship Programme 2020/2021 at University of Abomey-Calavi

This scholarship is awarded for  development-related Masters or doctoral studies to individuals who wish to pursue a career in teaching and/or research at a higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The aim of the programme is to foster strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa with the ability to contribute to sustainable development.

To that effect,  the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences of the University of Abomey-Calavi is offering applicants Master and doctoral study programmes in biometrics, an area with strong relevance to the national development of Sub-Saharan African countries.

 Type: Master, PhD

Country: Benin Republic

Organisation: DAAD and University of Abomey-Calavi

Eligibility: Sub-Saharan African countries

Courses: 

  • Master Statistics

  • Major Biometry

  • PhD Agronomy

InstitutesUniversity of Abomey - Calavi

Requirements:

To be eligible for this award, applicants should:

  • Have completed a three-year Master university degree  or a two-year doctoral university degree, depending on their level of education.
  • Have an above-average result, at least a second class upper division.
  • Be motivated and committed.
  • Have thorough knowledge of the language they will be taught in at the university.
  • Have graduated from university not more than 6 years ago at the time of application
  • Be a national or permanent resident of a Sub-Saharan African country
  • Should be either a staff member of a public university, a candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment or from the public sector.

Funding: This scholarship award covers funding for Masters and PhD courses at the university.

Duration:

  • PhD lasts up to three years
  • Masters last up to two years
  • Scholarships usually last for one year, but can be extended if the scholar performs satisfactorily.

Award Value:

  • Tuition fees
  • Printing allowance
  • Study and research allowance
  • Travel allowance (In-Region only)
  • Monthly Scholarship (Accommodation, Food etc.)
  • Insurance

Number Of Awards:

  • 2 Doctorates and 2 Masters from Benin
  • 5 Doctorates and 6 Masters from other Sub-Saharan countries

Application Process:

To be selected for this scholarship award, you first have to apply to University of Abomey-Calavi, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences by following the stated out application directives given by the university.

For Masters students:

Submit:

  • Motivation letter to the Coordinator of the Master
  • Academic degrees
  • Academic transcripts
  • An academic reference letter from a lecturer-researcher
  • Certified copy of the Certificate of Birth
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Program of the courses already applied to by the applicant

For PhD Students (Doctoral Students):

Submit:

  • Cover letter of application to the Director of the doctoral school of agronomic and water sciences
  • Motivation letter to the Coordinator of the doctoral training in Biometrics
  • Concept note of the research project (not more than 10 pages) from the applicant/candidate
  • CV of the applicant including if possible a list of scientific publications
  • Copy of official academic transcripts of the applicant, for the Master in Biostatistics/biometrics and for the Bachelor. Please supply the official explanation of the grading system.
  • Copy of certificates for the Master in Biostatistics/biometrics and for the Bachelor
  • Letter of support from a lecturer-researcher

Selection Process:

  • DAAD makes the final selection of applicants.
  • Only the pre-selected candidates are invited to log into the DAAD portal , register themselves and submit an application to the DAAD.

Deadline: 7th February

UCAS deadline: 15th February

For more information and how you can apply for this scholarship, visit the  scholarship webpage 

 

3. DAAD-AIMS PhD Scholarships 2020 for African Students – South Africa

DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service and its university partner, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is granting this scholarship to students from sub- Saharan Africa who wish to study at a South African University.

Type: PhD

Country: South Africa

Organisation: DAAD and African Institute for Mathematical Science

EligibilitySub-Saharan African students only. Not available to South African students.

Courses: Mathematical sciences.

Institutes:

  • The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences
  • Stellenbosch University
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of the Western Cape

Requirements: 

This scholarship is awarded to students who...

  • have successfully completed generally a two-year university degree (doctoral candidates) with above-average results (upper forth of class)
  • clearly show motivation and a strong commitment
  • have a thorough knowledge of the language of instruction
  • have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application
  • must be nationals or permanent resident of a Sub-Saharan African Country, excluding South Africa
  • should generally be a) staff member of a public university, b) candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment, c) from the public sector
  • Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme.

Funding: This scholarship only funds PhD students aspiring to study at AIMS.

Duration: Three years.

Award Value: This award covers the costs of:

  • tuition fees
  • living expenses
  • medical insurance
  • books, stationery
  • research literature expenses
  • study permit
  • research

Note: Students who are already selected for the DAAD In-Country/In-Region scholarship holders can also apply for a 3 up to 6 months research stay in Germany.

 Students who wish to be awarded the short-term research stay in Germany should announce so in their application for the regular scholarship and can only be awarded if the necessary financial means are available.

The short-term research scholarship grants include:

  • a monthly scholarship payment for living costs which amounts to 1.200 (PhD students) and 850 (Master students) EUR per month
  • health/accident/personal liability insurance
  • a flat-rate travel allowance

Number Of Awards: 6

Application Process:

  • Read the application process on the web page before applying.
  • Kindly (Click here) to apply for this scholarship.

Selection Process:

Go through the Application and Selection Procedure in the Scholarship Webpage  before applying for this scholarship.

Deadline: 8th November

Further information for this scholarship is found at the AIMS scholarship webpage.

 

4. DAAD African Paediatric Fellowship Programme (APFP) 2020 for African Students

DAAD and the African Paediatric Fellowship Programme offer six in-region scholarships for Masters studies at the APFP for the 2020 academic year.

Type: Masters

Country: South Africa

Eligibility for DAAD APFPSub-Saharan African students

DAAD APFP CoursesPaediatrics

Institute: APFP, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, University of Cape Town

DAAD APFP Requirements:

  • Students from Sub-Saharan African countries:
  • have successfully completed generally a three-year university degree (Master candidates)) with above average results (upper forth of class)
  • clearly show motivation and a strong commitment
  • have a thorough knowledge of the language of instruction
  • have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of instruction
  • must be nationals or permanent resident of a Sub-Saharan African country (excluding South Africa)
  • should generally be a) staff member of a public university, b) candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment, c) from the public sector
  • Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme.

DAAD APFP Funding: Only available to masters students.

DAAD APFP Duration: 

Granted for a year, but can be extended after an application for extension is made. Applications can only be considered based on satisfactory performance by the student.

DAAD APFP Award Value:

  • Tuition and registration fees PhD per year
  • Study and research allowance in EUR per year
  • Insurance  in EUR per year
  • Monthly Scholarship in EUR (Accommodation, food etc.)
  • Travel allowance
  • Final allowance in EUR (once-only at the end)

Note: DAAD In-Country/In-Region scholarship holders can   apply for a research stay in Germany for 2 up to 6 months.

But their preference for the short-term research stay in Germany should be announced in the application for the regular scholarship and can only be awarded if the necessary financial means are available.

DAAD APFP Number Of Awards: 6

How To Apply for DAAD APFP:

Be sure to check out the (Scholarship webpage) before applying for this programme

DAAD APFP Selection Process:

Only eligible students who meet all the requirements will be granted the award.

DAAD APFP Deadline: 17th May

View ( scholarship webpage) for information.

 

5. DAAD/NRF Masters and PhD Scholarship Programme 2019/2020 for South African Students

The DAAD/ National Research Foundation (NRF) Scholarship programme provides Postgraduate students with training opportunity in a field with strong relevance for national development, aiming at university staff development and public sector demand of academically trained personnel.

Type: Masters, PhD

Country: South Africa

Organisation: DAAD/ National Research Foundation (NRF)

DAAD/NRF Eligibility: South African students and permanent residents

DAAD/NRF Courses: Every field of study

Institute: Any South African university

DAAD/NRF Requirements:

  • Masters or PhD students who are South African nationals or permanent residents.
  • Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

DAAD/NRF Funding: Masters and PhD students

DAAD/NRF Duration:

  • Two years for the Master’s
  • Three years for the PhD
  • Scholarship holder can also opt undergo a Short-Term Research Visit to Germany for 2 – 6 months, provided they mention it when applying for this scholarship.

DAAD/NRF Award Value:

  • ZAR 80.000,- p.a. for Master’s
  • ZAR 110.000,- p.a. for PhD

DAAD/NRF How To Apply:

  • Your application should only be submitted to the National Research Foundation (NRF) only. If you submit your application somewhere else it will not be considered.

DAAD/NRF Selection Process:

Final selection for awardees will be made by a panel of university professors and representatives of both NRF and DAAD. Successful candidates will be informed through NRF.

DAAD/NRF Deadline:

  • Master: 16th September
  • PhD: 31st July

Visit the scholarship webpage for more information regarding this programme.

 

DAAD Scholarship For International Students

These series of scholarships are awarded to international students from any country that is not Germany.

 

1. DAAD Study Postgraduate Scholarship in Music 2020 for International Students, Germany

The DAAD music scholarship is awarded to students who wish to complete a Masters/postgraduate degree that leads to a final qualification or a complete course that does not lead to a final qualification (note the complete course shouldn't be an undergraduate course) at a state German college of music of their choice.

Type: Masters, Short courses, Training

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Country: Germany

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Organisation: DAAD

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Eligibility: International students.

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Courses: Music

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Institutes: Any German school of music.

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Requirements:

Students who apply for this scholarship should:

  • Have acquired a first university degree in Music before applying for the scholarship. If they haven't gotten a degree yet, then they should complete every training available for the instrument they play in their country.
  • Applicants should have taken their final exams no longer than six years before the application deadline.
  • Each German college of music being applied to by the students have the right to set an age limit for admission, but different rules apply to depend on the applicant's level of education and programme of choice.
  • Applicants who have stayed in Germany for longer than 15 months up until the application deadline, will not be considered for the award.

If the scholarship holder is enrolled in a Master's or postgraduate degree that requires them to study abroad, they can only do that if:

  • A study visit to Germany is the only way for them to go to school under the scholarship.
  • The study visit is short and only a quarter of the scholarship period. The longer study period will not be funded, not even partially.
  • The study program doesn't take place in their country of origin.

Language:

  • applicants applying for this programme should know how to speak the language of instruction that is required by their respective university by the time they start the scholarship.
  • If you don't possess the language skills required by a university, you have to indicate the capacity you have to do so.
  • After the scholarship is awarded, you can take advantage of the funding opportunities in the award value.

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Funding: This particular scholarship programmes only funds projects in the field of arts.

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Duration:

Master’s degree programme typically lasts:

  • Between 10 and 24 months depending on the length of the chosen study programme or study project.
  • It  starts usually from 1st October, or earlier if a language course is taken before to the study programme
  • The scholarships are awarded for the duration of the standard period of study for the chosen study programme (up to a maximum of 24 months).
  • To receive further funding after the first year of study for 2-year courses, proof of academic achievements thus far should indicate that the study programme can be successfully completed within the standard period of study. Therefore, a reference of the main subject teacher will be required.
  • Applicants who are already in Germany in the first year of a postgraduate course at the time of application may apply for funding for their second year of study.
  • An extension of the scholarship is possible if changing to a new stage in studies is intended (usually from a Master’s degree to an advanced programme of studies such as a concert exam or master class). For particularly qualified candidates, it is possible to apply for an extension for a concert exam for up to two years.

Complementary studies that do not lead to a final qualification typically lasts:

  • One academic year. In individual cases, the scholarship can be extended on request
  • It starts usually on 1st October, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study programme

Postgraduate studies:

  • can be undergone by students in the 2nd cycle, this is either a four-semester Master’s degree or a 3rd cycle which usually takes place in two semesters, this includes-concert examination, masterclass or PhD in an artistic subject.

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Award Value:

  • monthly payment of 850 euros
  • Travel allowance
  • One-off study allowance
  • health, accident, and personal liability insurance cover

Scholars can receive additional scholarship benefits like:

  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of the family

To help students have a successful study at their respective universities, DAAD personally awards to the students:

  • Payment of course fees for the online language course “Deutsch-Uni Online (DUO)” (www.deutsch-uni.com) for six months after receipt of the Scholarship Award Letter
  • if necessary: Language course (2, 4 or 6 months) before the start of the study visit; the DAAD decides whether to fund participation and for how long depending on German language skills and project. Participation in a language course is compulsory if the language of instruction or working language at the German host institution is German.
  • Allowance for a personally chosen German language course during the scholarship period
  • Reimbursement of the fees for the TestDaF test which has either been taken in the home country after receipt of the Scholarship Award Letter or in Germany before the end of the funding period
  • As an alternative to the TestDaF for scholarship holders who have taken a language course beforehand: the fee for a DSH examination taken during the scholarship period may be reimbursed.

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Number Of Awards:

Not specified.

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Application Process:

Go through all the application requirements and instructions in the Award Webpage before applying.

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Selection Process:

  • A special DAAD committee of professors from German colleges of music makes the final decision about scholarships in the field of music.
  • The decision is based upon written applications and sound recordings which have to be submitted by the applicants.

DAAD Postgraduate in Music Deadline:

15th October.

Visit the scholarship page for more information on this programme.

 

2. DAAD Bavarian Government Scholarships 2019/2020 for International Students at Hochschule Hof

Under the condition that they will receive financial aid,  from the Bavarian Ministry of Science, Research, and the Arts (Bayerische Staatsministerium für Bildung und Kultus, Wissenschaft und Kunst) and DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service - Stibet II), Hochschule Hof offers to qualified foreign students who are in need of the summer semester or winter semester,  semester wise or yearly scholarships.

Type: Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Organisation: Bavarian Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts (Bayerische Staatsministerium für Bildung und Kultus, Wissenschaft und Kunst) and the DAAD

Country: Germany

Countries: International students.

Courses: Any field of study.

Institute: Hochschule Hof

Requirements for DAAD / Hochschule Hof scholarship:

International students applying for this scholarship should meet the requirements:

  • Must be enrolled as full-time students or double-degree students (not possible for exchange students) at the Hochschule Hof for the respective semester (summer semester 2019 or winter semester 2019/20).
  • They must be academically (previous examination performance) and personally qualified. Foreign students enrolled in Bachelor courses must have achieved a minimum of 90 ECTS to be eligible. Please attach proof.
  • They must be in financial need. Hochschule Hof may at any time ask for proof of given information.

Funding:

Students who are already receiving public funding (e.g. BAföG, DAAD, Erasmus, any kind of governmental scholarship) at the same period of time this one will be awarded, will not be considered and are exempted from this scholarship.

DAAD / Award Value:

  • The scholarships shall provide financial support for foreign students to cover extra costs for living and study materials during their studies at Hochschule Hof.
  • The scholarship depends on the financial means provided available for the respective semester. It lies between 100,00 € – 659,00 € per month.

How to apply for DAAD / Hochschule Hof Scholarship: 

Applicants should submit:

  • completed online application form
  • proof of enrolment
  • the latest transcript of records (Master students add a copy of the final transcript of their Bachelor degree in either German or English language) with an average rating
  • Cover letter with a short CV
  • proof of nationality (e.g. copy of passport)

Deadline for DAAD / Hochschule Hof Scholarship : 20th October.

For more information on this scholarship, visit the webpage.

 

DAAD Scholarships For Developing Countries

1. Government of Germany DAAD Scholarships 2020/2021 for Artists and Filmmakers in Developing Countries

These study scholarships awards is awarded by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) to foreign students in the field of Fine Art, Design, Film, Music and Architecture, Drama, Direction, Dance, and Choreography with scholarship opportunities to complete a course of extension studies without gaining a formal degree of qualification, at a German public or state-recognized higher education institute.

Type: Short courses, training, masters

Country: Germany

Eligibility for DAAD Artists and Filmmakers Scholarship :

Foreign applicants who have already acquired a first university degree by the time they start the scholarship program.

Courses:

  • Fine Art
  • Design
  • Film,
  • Music
  • Architecture
  • Drama
  • Direction
  • Dance
  • Choreography

DAAD for Artists and Filmmakers Institutes:

Any public or state-recognized German higher education institute.

Requirements for DAAD  Artists and Filmmakers  scholarship:

Visit the scholarship webpage

for more information on the specific requirements for this programme.

DAAD for Artists and Filmmakers Funding:

If awarded, this scholarship program covers:

  • a Master’s degree/postgraduate degree leading to a final qualification, or
  • a complementary course that does not lead to a final qualification (not an undergraduate course)

That takes place at a public or state-recognized German higher education institute, in the artistic field of Fine Art, Design, Film, Music, Architecture, Drama, Direction, Dance, and Choreography.

It is a fully-funded scholarship.

DAAD for Artists and Filmmakers Duration:

  • Masters programme usually lasts between 10 to 24 months depending on the length of the chosen course or project.
  • Complementary studies that do not lead to a final qualification, lasts for one year.

DAAD for Artists and Filmmakers Award Value:

  • Monthly payment of 850
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding
  • One-off study allowance
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover

Additional benefits include:

  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family
  • DAAD offers the following services to enable chosen students to settle in well during their studies:
  • Payment of course fees for the online language course “Deutsch-Uni Online (DUO)” (deutsch-uni.com) for six months after receipt of the Scholarship Award Letter.
  • If necessary: Language course (2, 4 or 6 months) before the start of the study visit; the DAAD decides whether to fund participation and for how long depending on German language skills and project. Participation in a language course is compulsory if the language of instruction or working language is German at the German host institution.
  • Allowance for a personally chosen German language course during the scholarship period
  • Reimbursement of the fees for the TestDaF test which has either been taken in the home country after receipt of the Scholarship Award Letter or in Germany before the end of the funding period
  • As an alternative to the TestDaF for scholarship holders who have taken a language course beforehand: the fee for a DSH examination taken during the scholarship period may be reimbursed.

DAAD for Artists and Filmmakers Number Of Awards:

Not specified.

How To Apply for DAAD Artists and Filmmakers Scholarships:

The application procedure can be done online through the DAAD portal. You are also obligated to send additional documents by post to the specified application address

Deadline: 31st October

Please visit the scholarship webpage for more information on how to apply for this scholarship, before you commence the application.

 

2. DAAD University Leadership and Management Training Programme (UNILEAD) 2020 for University Managers in Developing Countries

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the University of Oldenburg partner to organise the DIES University Leadership and Management Training Programme (UNILEAD) in Oldenburg, which enables young managers between the ages of 30 and 40 years at higher education institutions in developing countries to successfully tackle everyday management challenges through scholarship funding.

The programme focuses on different topics in Education Management and is aimed at fostering innovative projects in organisational development and Human Resource Management in a higher education institution. The participants develop techniques and methods, which in turn equips them to effectively and efficiently organise institutional management in their home country's institutions.

This programme is taught in the blended-learning approach which is 2 online and 2 contact phases in Germany, in a combination of theoretical and practical parts (duration phase: January – September).

 

DAAD -UNILEAD Type:

Short courses

 

DAAD - UNILEAD Country:

Germany

 

DAAD - UNILEAD Organisation:

DAAD and Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany.

 

DAAD - UNILEAD Eligibility:

Students from the listed out countries are eligible for this award:

  • South-East Asia (Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam).
  • Sub-Saharan Africa (Burundi, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda).
  • Latin America (Bolivia, Central America, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru).
  • Middle East (Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Yemen).

 

DAAD - UNILEAD Courses:

Different topics in Education management.

 

DAAD - UNILEAD Institute:

Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany.

 

DAAD - UNILEAD Requirements:

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Young university leaders aged 30 to 40
  • At least 2 years experience in university management
  • Master’s Degree

 

DAAD - UNILEAD Funding:

This scholarship funds innovative projects in the area of organisational development and Human Resource Management in higher education institution to help the participants develop methods they can implement in institutes in their own country.

 

DAAD - UNILEAD Duration:

February to October 2020

 

DAAD - UNILEAD - Award Value:

Fully Funded

 

DAAD - UNILEAD  Number Of Awards:

25

DAAD - UNILEAD Application Process:

Online applications can be submitted here.

 

DAAD - UNILEAD Deadline:

14th October 2019 11:59 am Central European Summer Time.

 

For more information on this scholarship, kindly visit the scholarship webpage.

 

3. DAAD Masters Program Infrastructure Planning (MIP) Scholarships 2020/2021 at University of Stuttgart, Germany

The Masters Infrastructure Planning (MIP) scholarship, adopts an interdisciplinary and integrated approach to planning and handles problems that are especially relevant to developing and newly industrializing countries.

In three semesters, the tightly structured program of core courses and electives is complemented by a practically oriented large case study. During the fourth semester, students complete their Master’s Thesis and, after successful completion of all study requirements, they receive  “Master of Science” (MSc) degree.

Graduates of this program go on to work in high positions and shape global development.

 

DAAD MIP Type:

Masters

 

DAAD MIP Country:

Germany

 

DAAD MIP Organisation:

DAAD/ University of Stuttgart, Germany

 

DAAD MIP Eligibility:

Students from developing countries.

 

DAAD Masters Program Infrastructure Planning (MIP) Scholarships - Courses:

Infrastructure planning.

 

DAAD MIP Institute:

University of Stuttgart

 

DAAD MIP Requirements:

To be eligible for this award, students should have a minimum of two years  professional experience gained after acquiring their Bachelor's degree in order to apply for a DAAD scholarship.  (internships done during Bachelor studies are not accepted).

 

DAAD MIP Funding:

Fully-funded

 

DAAD MIP Duration:

2 years

 

DAAD MIP Award Value:

This scholarship program covers:

  • Tuition
  • monthly payments of 750 euros
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding.

 

DAAD MIP Number Of Awards:

Limited

 

DAAD MIP How To Apply:

  • The campus portal of the University of Stuttgart will be available to accept MIP online-applications and an application for a DAAD-scholarship as well, from August 1st, 2019 until September 30th, 2019.
  • September 30th, the applications will be downloaded from the system and only documents which have been uploaded by the applicants until then will be evaluated for DAAD applications. No late submission after this deadline whether by EMail or hardcopy will be accepted by DAAD.
  • Before you apply, it is important that you go through all the  application requirements in the Award Webpage

 

DAAD MIP Deadline:

30th October.

 

For more information on this scholarship, visit the webpage.

 

4. DAAD MIPLC Scholarships 2020/2021 for Students from Developing Countries, Germany

Well-trained local experts, who  network with international partners, play a vital role in the sustainable development of their countries. They are the best guarantee for a better future with less poverty, more education and good health for all. 

 

In that respect, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from developing and newly industrialised countries, With its development-oriented postgraduate study programmes.

 

These scholarships provide foreign graduates from developing and newly industrialised countries from all disciplines and with at least two years’ professional experience the chance to take a postgraduate or Master’s degree at a state or state-recognised German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/PhD) in Germany.

 

DAAD MIPLC Type:

Postgraduate

 

DAAD MIPLC Country:

Germany

 

DAAD MIPLC Organisation:

DAAD/ Munich Intellectual Property Law Centre (MIPLC)

 

DAAD MIPLC Eligibility:

Students from developing countries.

 

DAAD MIPLC Courses:

Development-Related Postgraduate Courses.

 

DAAD MIPLC Institute:

Any state or state-recognised German Institute.

 

DAAD MIPLC Requirements:

Students applying for this programme should:

  • hold at least a four-year Bachelor’s degree (or a three-year Bachelor’s degree plus a further degree), completed with above-average results.
  • have received their latest degree no more than six years ago.
  • have at least two years of full-time professional experience gained in a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country (university staff and academics are generally not taken into account). To meet this requirement, it is sufficient if the candidate has completed the two years by the time the program starts in October. In any case, the experience must have been gained after the completion of your first university degree.
  • have English test scores which meet the MIPLC requirements (see scholarship website).

 

DAAD MIPLC Funding:

Fully-Funded.

 

DAAD MIPLC Duration:

Lasts for the duration of the course.

 

DAAD MIPLC Award Value:

This programme provides the following funding:

  • The scholarship recipient(s) will get a full tuition waiver from the MIPLC.
  • The DAAD will pay the scholarship recipient(s) a monthly stipend of EUR 750.00.
  • As a rule, the scholarship additionally includes certain payments towards health, accident and liability insurance coverage in Germany.
  • In addition, the DAAD will generally pay an appropriate travel allowance, unless these costs are covered by the home country or by another funding source.
  • Furthermore, the DAAD will pay a study and research allowance.
  • Last but not least, the scholarship covers a mandatory two-month German course before the start of the MIPLC LL.M. program.
  • Kindly note that the scholarship does not cover the additional costs, e.g. enrolment fees or the fees for a semester ticket for public transport in Munich.

 

DAAD MIPLC Number Of Awards:

Not specified.

 

DAAD MIPLC How To Apply:

You can apply for this scholarship, more than one year in advance. While applying,  follow these steps:

  • Refer to the DAAD program brochure 2019/20 and read the information carefully.
  • Determine whether you are eligible to apply by DAAD and MIPLC standards, keeping in mind that where MIPLC and DAAD have differing requirements, the stricter requirements prevail.
  • Apply for admission to the MIPLC (please refer to the How to Apply page).
  • When you come to the end of the online application form, check “I would like to apply for the DAAD scholarship” and complete the MIPLC Financial Assistance Application Form that opens automatically (please refer to the Financial Assistance Application Instructions).
  • Print the forms and add all required documentation, as per the instructions provided.
  • Download and complete the DAAD Scholarship Application Form and add the other documents required by the DAAD (please refer to the DAAD brochure; NB: the MIPLC does not require a research proposal). You only have to submit one copy of each document, even if a document, e.g. your CV, is required by both MIPLC and DAAD.
  • Make sure that your file is complete, including all three application forms (the MIPLC application form for admission; the MIPLC application form for financial assistance, and the DAAD application form for the scholarship) and all the required documents. Otherwise, your application cannot be processed. Please note that we only need the original application package, no additional copies.
  • Make copies of all application documents. If you are awarded the scholarship, you will have to upload electronic copies of these documents to the DAAD’s system.
  • Send your application: Please submit your application directly to the MIPLC, unless you are from Cameroon, in which case you must submit your application through the German Embassy in your country. Your complete file must reach the MIPLC by October 15 of the year preceding the program start.

 

For more information on these scholarships, visit the Scholarship Webpage for details.

 

DAAD MIPLC Deadline:

15th October.

 

5. DAAD TU Berlin Summer University Scholarships 2019/2020 for Students in Developing Countries

The TU Berlin Summer University is awarding scholarships to outstanding applicants who are applying to participate in Term 3 of the 2019 Summer Program from July 22nd to August 16th.

These scholarships are provided as collaborative support of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the TU Berlin Summer University.

 

DAAD/ TU Berlin Course Type:

Short course.

 

DAAD/ TU Berlin Country Of Study:

Germany.

 

DAAD /TU Berlin Organisation:

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the TU Berlin Summer University.

 

DAAD/ TU Berlin Eligibility:

Students from developing countries.

 

DAAD /TU Berlin Courses:

Any field of study.

 

DAAD/ TU Berlin Institute:

TU Berlin Summer University.

 

DAAD/ TU Berlin Requirements:

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

1. They must be a current student (enrolled) at the time of application

2. They must live outside of Germany.

 

DAAD/ TU Berlin Funding:

Partial and fully funded.

 

DAAD/ TU Berlin Duration:

from July 22nd to August 16th.

 

DAAD/ TU Berlin Award Value:

All applicants who apply for a scholarship with the TU Berlin Summer University can be awarded any these three scholarships:

1. Living expenses support of €1000, supported by the DAAD (multiple scholarships available).

2. Partial travel expenses support (for flight costs, calculated based on the country of origin), supported by the DAAD (multiple scholarships available).

 

Note: Participants who are awarded a scholarship on the basis of items (1) or (2) will still be required to pay the course fees on their own. 

 

3. The TU Berlin Summer University President’s Scholarship is a full scholarship which covers living expenses, travel expenses and free tuition, all supported by the TU Berlin. This scholarship will be awarded to ONE lucky applicant only.

 

DAAD/TU Berlin Application Process:

1. Applicants should register online for the TU Berlin Summer University, and pay the registration fee of 60€, in order to be considered for a scholarship. The registration fee will be refunded to unsuccessful candidates.

2. Read the instructions for application here. Be informed that incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.

 

3. Go through all the application requirements on the (program webpage) before applying.

 

DAAD/ TU Berlin Selection Process:

The selection process is carried out by the Scholarship Commission of the TU Berlin Summer University.

 

DAAD/ TU Berlin Deadline:

1st April.

 

For more information on this scholarship, kindly visit the scholarship webpage.

 

 

DAAD : Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)

 Qualified local specialists who maintain strong connections with international partners play a vital role in the development of their home countries. Specialists like this are crucial for a better future that promises less poverty, more education, and better health for all.

However, due to many of the universities in developing countries being underfunded and overcrowded, with the availability of top-level university lecturers and practice-oriented training programmes being limited,  against this backdrop, the DAAD created “development-related postgraduate courses” (EPOS), which are closely linked to practical experience.

 This EPOS programme supports meticulously selected graduates from developing countries with scholarships to study for an internationally competitive degree in universities in Germany.  DAAD/EPOS, award to participants from developing countries, individual scholarships so that can study development-related postgraduate courses at selected universities in Germany.

 These postgraduate courses have been going through discerning selection processes and have to reapply to the multi-institutional selection committee on a regular basis

 

DAAD: EPOS Type:

Postgraduate courses

 

DAAD: EPOS Organisation:

DAAD

 

DAAD: EPOS Country:

Germany

 

DAAD: EPOS Institute:

Any recognised German Institute

 

DAAD: EPOS Eligibility:

See the list of eligible countries

 

DAAD: EPOS Funding:

DAAD: EPOS, funds over 7,000 scholarships, with 90% of these scholarships going to women.

This is the list of  Master’s and PhD courses which are currently being funded by DAAD.

 

For more information on this programme, click on the links below:

DAAD: EPOS

DAAD Scholarship Database - EPOS

DAAD Graduate Survey

 

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship

University Summer Course Grant

The DAAD University Summer Course Grant scholarship is awarded by DAAD  for selected students to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer courses at German universities which is mainly on German language and literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Extensive extracurricular programs complement and reinforce the core material.

A number of the University Summer Course Grants are awarded by the DAAD Alumni Association of the US, including one that is specially earmarked for an applicant in the fine arts.

 

DAAD Summer Grant Type:

Summer course

 

DAAD Summer Grant Organisation:

DAAD Alumni Association of the US

 

DAAD Summer Grant Country:

Germany

 

DAAD Summer Grant Institute:

German universities

 

DAAD Summer Grant Eligibility:

Foreign students:

  • Who are pursuing their Bachelor's, Masters and PhD degree programs in any subject area.
  • Bachelor degree students applying, must have completed at least two academic years at the start of the scholarship period.
  • Students in the final year of a Bachelor program are eligible to apply only if they intend to start a Master's degree program shortly after completing their BA. Such students should attach a letter of confirmation from the university as proof.

 

DAAD Summer Grant Requirements:

  • Unless told otherwise, foreign students may be eligible for the award, if they have been full-time students/scholars in a degree program at an accredited Canadian or US university for more than one year at the time of application.
  • The summer grant holder must be at least 18 years old when he/she starts the funded studies.
  • Applicants must be registered students at a university in their home country or in their country of permanent residence (except Germany) at the time their funded stay begins.
  • An applicant may only be considered once in any three consecutive years for a University Summer Course Grant

 

Language proficiency skills:

  • Students should be able to understand the lectures and can collaborate in teams. The student’s required German language proficiency skills should be equivalent to a minimum of A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

 

DAAD Summer Grant Funding:

This scholarship programme funds:

  • attendance of language and area studies courses
  • special language/terminology courses that are offered by state or state-recognized German universities and by affiliated language schools

You can find out more information on course providers and programmes on the DAAD website.

 

DAAD Summer Grant Duration:

  • 18 teaching days - maximum of 5 days/week, minus days of arrival and departure with a minimum of 25 hours of teaching a week.
  • The grants are non-renewable after it ends.
  • The courses are offered in the summer months (usually from June) during the recess period at German universities.

 

DAAD Summer Grant Award Value:

  • A one-off scholarship payment of 950 euros that covers -  payment of a country-specific travel allowance (exception: Western Europe), see the daad.de website for more information.
  • Funding for health, accident, and personal liability insurance cover.
  • Possible  additional country-specific travel allowance (exception: Western Europe)
  • For more information about the award value, visit the daad.de website.

 

DAAD Summer Grant Number Of Awards:

Not specified

 

DAAD Summer Grant Selection Process:

Applications are reviewed by a selection committee

The  selection criteria are:

  • previous academic achievements
  • convincing arguments for choice of study program and subject
  • knowledge of German language

 

DAAD Summer Grant Application Process:

  • US applicants click on this link
  • Canadian applicants  click on this link
  • For information on respective documents that should be submitted for the application. Applicants should start applying at least one week before the programme closing date.
  • To download language evaluation form, see the box to the right of the application form.
  • The application should be submitted online via the DAAD Portal.
  • The portal automatically closes at 11 PM Central European Time (5 PM EST/4 PM CST/3 PM MTN/2 PM PST) on the deadline date.
  • An application is only complete when the DAAD has received the complete electronic application submitted through the online portal.
  • For technical support with the online portal, e-mail portal(at)daad.de.

 

Application rules:

  • Incomplete applications will not be processed by DAAD
  • Application materials will not be returned.
  • Reasons for a decision will not be given.

 

For more information on:

  • Application portal and dates for undergraduates click here.
  • Application portal and dates for Postgraduates click here.

 

Helmut-Schmidt-Programme (Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance - PPGG) DAAD

The DAAD/ Helmut Schmidt Programme offers outstanding students from developing countries the opportunity to study at a recognised German university, in order to acquire a Master’s degree in areas that are relevant to the social, political, and economic development of their home country.

 

Helmut-Schmidt-Programme  Type:

Master’s

 

Helmut-Schmidt-Programme  Country:

Germany

 

Helmut-Schmidt-Programme  Organisation:

DAAD

 

Helmut-Schmidt-Programme  Eligibility:

Students from listed developing countries

 

Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Courses:

Public policy and Good governance

 

Helmut-Schmidt-Programme  Institutions:

Courses can be taught in both English and German.

 

Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Requirements:

 Qualified graduates with a first university degree (Bachelor or equivalent) who wants to contribute to the social and economic development of their home countries.

These scholarships are offered to young graduates without professional experience and for mid-career professionals as well.

 

Note: specific master’s courses have additional requirements that must be met by the applicants in any case.

 

Helmut-Schmidt-Programme  Application Process:

Students should submit their applications for  selected master`s courses and for the DAAD scholarship to the respective universities directly, do not submit to DAAD

 Indicate that you are applying for the DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Programme - Master’s scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance.

 The application period for all 8 universities lasts from 1 June – 31 July 2019.

Vital:  read the 2020 Announcement and visit the official website to access the application form and also for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

 

Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Selection Process:

The main DAAD criteria for selection are:

  • The student’s previous study results
  • Knowledge of English (and German),
  • Political and social engagement
  • Compelling description of the subject-related and personal motivation for the study project in Germany and the expected benefit after the return to the home country.
  • The student’s latest university degree should have been acquired six years prior to the application for the scholarship.
  • Applicants will not be selected if they have stayed in Germany for more than 15 months at the time of application.

 

DAAD German Studies Research Grants

The DAAD German Studies Research Grants were established to fund and encourage young academics to study subjects relating to the cultural, political, historical, economic, and social aspects of contemporary German affairs on a long-term basis, from inter – and multi-disciplinary perspectives.

This grant can be used for short-term research that typically lasts one or two months in either North America or Germany.

 

DAAD German Studies Research Grants Type:

  • Undergraduate
  • Graduates
  • PhD/ Doctoral candidates

 

DAAD German Studies Research Grants Country:

Germany/ North America

 

DAAD German Studies Research Grants Organisation:

DAAD

 

DAAD German Studies Research Grants Eligibility:

Students who are studying in Germany or the United States, in the fields of Economics, History, and International Relations.

 

DAAD German Studies Research Grants Courses:

Subjects relating cultural, political, historical, economic, and social aspects of contemporary German affairs.

 

DAAD German Studies Research Grants Institute:

American or German universities.

 

DAAD German Studies Research Grants Requirements:

  • Would have completed two years of college German and a minimum of three courses in German Studies (literature, history, politics or other fields) at the time of nomination.
  • Younger than 32 at the start of the grant period.
  • US citizens who are enrolled full time at the university that nominates them are restricted from the grants. 

 

DAAD German Studies Research Grants Funding:

This research grant provides funding for research visits to universities or non-university institutes, archives and research institutes in Germany.

 

DAAD German Studies Research Grants Award Value:

$2,00 to $3,00 depending on the duration of stay,  to cover:

  • offset living and travel costs during the active research phase

 

DAAD German Studies Research Grants  Number Of Awards:

5

 

DAAD German Studies Research Grants Duration:

1-2 months

 

For more information on applying for this scholarship, kindly visit the DAAD Regional Office, New York.

Or you can also the research grant webpage.

 

 

DAAD Postgraduate Scholarships

1. DAAD/CERAAS Masters and PhD Scholarships 2019 for sub-Saharan African Students – Senegal

DAAD (German Exchange Academic Service) and Centre d’Etude Régional pour l’Amélioration de adaptation à la Sécheresse (CERAAS), Senegal awards these scholarships to graduates and postgraduates who are from Sub-Saharan Africa with a first academic degree, applying for a master's degree, or to those who possess a Master's degree, applying for a doctoral programme, who wish to pursue a Master's or PhD course at either a university in their home country or in another Sub-Saharan African country.

 

DAAD/CERAAS Type:

Masters and PhD

 

DAAD/CERAAS Country:

Senegal

 

DAAD/CERAAS Organisation:

DAAD and CERAAS

 

DAAD/CERAAS Eligibility:

Sub-Saharan African countries

 

DAAD/CERAAS Courses:

  • Physiology
  • Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Agronomy
  • Plant Breeding
  • Plant Health
  • Agroforestry

 

DAAD/CERAAS Institute:

Institutes at applicants' home countries, or at Senegal.

 

DAAD/CERAAS Requirements:

Applicants applying for this scholarship, should:

  • have successfully completed generally a three-year university degree (Master candidates) or a two-year university degree (doctoral candidates) with above average results (second class upper division)
  • clearly show motivation and a strong commitment
  • have a thorough knowledge of the language of instruction
  • have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application
  • must be nationals or permanent residents of a Sub-Saharan African country
  • should generally be a) staff member of a public or private university, b) candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment, c) from the public sector or d) DAFI-Alumni (Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative)
  • Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme.

 

DAAD/CERAAS Funding:

This scholarship is funded by DAAD

 

DAAD/CERAAS Duration:

  • The PhD programme is up to three years
  • The master programme is up to two years

 

DAAD/CERAAS Award Value:

  • The scholarship covers Tuition, Travel, Study and Research, Monthly living and accommodation, and a Final allowance.
  • DAAD In-Country/In-Region scholarship holders can also apply for a research grant in Germany for 2 to 6 months.

 

Note: Students opting for the short-term research stay in Germany should announce their wish in the application for the regular scholarship.

 

Value for the short-term research scholarship includes:

  •  a monthly scholarship payment for living costs which amounts to 1.000 € per month
  •  health/accident/personal liability insurance
  •  a flat-rate travel allowance

 

Other information regarding additional benefits and the additional application processes for this scholarship program will be conveyed after admission.

 

DAAD/CERAAS Number Of Awards:

Masters:

1 In-Country and 3 In-Region scholarships

 

PhD:

1 In-Country and 2 In-Region scholarships

 

DAAD/CERAAS Application Process:

For the application process, go through the Application requirements in the Programme Webpage

 

DAAD/CERAAS Deadline:

6th August

 

2. DAAD African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) PhD Scholarships 2020 for African Students

The aim of the DAAD/ AIMS scholarship is university staff development in the first line, without neglecting other public sector demand of academically trained personnel. For this scholarship, DAAD cooperates with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, to offer up to 6 scholarships to students vying for a PhD Programme in Mathematics.

 

The scholarship is solely intended for graduates and postgraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) with a Master’s degree applying for a doctoral programme, to pursue PhD courses in another Sub-Saharan African country (In-Region scholarships).

 

DAAD/AIMS Type:

PhD

 

DAAD/ AIMS Country:

AIMS Senegal and Germany

 

DAAD/AIMS Organisation:

DAAD/AIMS

 

DAAD/ AIMS Eligibility:

All African countries, excluding South Africa

 

DAAD/AIMS Courses:

Mathematics

 

DAAD/AIMS Institute:

AIMS, Senegal and Germany

 

DAAD/AIMS Requirements:

  • Students applying for this scholarship should meet the listed requirements:
  • Have successfully completed generally at least a two-year Master degree (doctoral candidates) with above average results (second class upper division)
  • Clearly, show motivation and the strong commitment
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the language of instruction
  • Have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application
  • Must be nationals or permanent residents of an African country
  • Should generally be a) staff member of a public or private university, b) candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment, c) from the public sector or d) DAFI-Alumni (Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative)
  • Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme

 

DAAD/ AIMS Funding:

This course is funded by DAAD

 

DAAD/ AIMS Duration:

Three years.

 

DAAD/ AIMS Award Value:

The DAAD/ AIMS scholarship provides funds for:

  • Tuition and registration fees PhD per year
  • Study and research allowance in EUR per year
  • Insurance  in EUR per year
  • Monthly Scholarship in EUR (Accommodation, food etc.)
  • Travel allowance
  • Final allowance in EUR (once-only at the end)
  • DAAD In-Country/In-Region scholarship holders can apply for a research stay in Germany for 2 up to 6 months.
  • Note, the request for the short-term research stay in Germany should be made in the application for the regular scholarship and can only be awarded if the necessary financial means are available

 

 DAAD/ AIMS Number Of Awards:

6

 

DAAD/AIMS Application Process:

First step:

Applicants must first apply for their studies at AIMS using the contacts and following the method that is listed by the institution.

 

Second step:

AIMS  provides the selected candidates with the link to the DAAD-Portal. Only the pre-selected candidates are asked to log into the DAAD portal, register themselves and submit a DAAD application.

 

Students applying should submit the following documents:

  • DAAD application form duly available  in the DAAD-Portal
  • Recommendation letter by university teachers (PhD 2)
  • Letter of admission for the host university/institution/network
  • Certified copies of university degree certificates including transcripts
  • Letter of motivation (if applicable: mentioning the planned research stay in Germany, see “Additional benefits”)
  • Copy of the passport
  • Declaration of acceptance from the academic supervisor
  • Detailed and precise PhD proposal, including detailed work and timetable (if applicable: mentioning the planned research stay in Germany, see “Additional benefits”)
  • Abstract of the proposal on one page (please include name and title of the proposal)

 

DAAD / AIMS Deadline:

17th May

 

For more information on this scholarship visit the scholarship webpage.

 

3. DAAD Master’s Scholarships in German Studies 2020 for Sub-Saharan African Students

Due to the increase in demand for qualified university lecturers in Sub-Saharan Africa, the DAAD Master’s scholarship programme aims at training young African graduates of German Studies to qualify for a career as teachers of German and preparing them for an academic career as well.

 

DAAD German Studies Type:

Master’s

 

DAAD Masters in German Studies Country:

Germany, Nairobi, Kenya

 

DAAD Masters in German Studies Organisation:

DAAD

DAAD Masters in German Studies Eligibility:

Sub-Saharan African students

 

DAAD Masters in German Studies Courses:

German studies

 

DAAD Masters in German Studies Institute:

  • Two-year Master’s Programme in German Studies at the University of Nairobi incl.
  • A research-stay at the beginning of the second year at one of the German partner universities- TU Dresden, University of Bielefeld, University of Bayreuth or University of Oldenburg.

 

DAAD Masters in German Studies Requirements:

Students applying for this scholarship should have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Germanistik or DaF (in the major or minor)
  • Language proficiency (German language skills) at level B2

 

DAAD Masters in German Studies Funding:

Thus scholarship is funded by DAAD

 

DAAD Masters in German Studies Duration:

  • 24 months altogether, to start on 1st October of every even year.
  • An award of 12 months is granted at first, then a renewal of another 12 months can be applied for at a later date

DAAD Masters in German Studies Award Value:

  • Monthly stipend of 240 Euros (for Kenyans) or
  • Monthly stipend of 380 Euros (for Non-Kenyans)
  • University fees
  • Annual research allowance
  • Insurance (only for Non-Kenyans)
  • Travel allowance (only for Non-Kenyans)

 

DAAD Master’s in German Studies Number Of Awards:

Not specified

 

DAAD Masters  in German Studies Application Process:

  • Only students who are enrolled in the Master’s programme can apply for a DAAD scholarship. Application for admission is done online here.
  • Go through the application process on the scholarship webpage before applying.

 

DAAD Masters in German Studies Selection Process:

  • An independent selection committee of experts in the field reviews applications.
  • After a preselection process, the best candidates will be invited to submit their application through the DAAD portal
  • An interview by DAAD Office Nairobi (if applicable via video or telephone conference) for final selection will follow.
  • Criteria for selection are academic achievements, proficiency in German and a convincing explanation of professional and personal reasons for choosing this study programme.

 

DAAD Masters in German Studies Deadline:

To be announced.

 

4. PASGR DAAD Scholarships For The Master of Research and Public Policy

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), Nairobi Kenya is accepting applications from qualified Sub-Saharan African students applying for the annual DAAD scholarship to pursue a Master’s degree in Research and Public Policy.

 

PASGR/ DAAD Scholarship Type:

Master’s

 

PASGR /DAAD Country:

Nairobi; Kenya, Uganda, Dar es Salaam, Mzumbe; Tanzania

 

PASGR/ DAAD Organisation:

DAAD

 

PASGR/ DAAD Eligibility:

Sub-Saharan African students from:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

PASGR/ DAAD Courses:

Master’s in Research and Public Policy

 

PASGR/DAAD Institute:

  • University of Nairobi, Kenya
  • Maseno University, Kenya
  • Egerton University, Kenya
  • Uganda Christian University
  • Uganda Martyrs University
  • University of Dar es Salaam
  • Mzumbe University, Tanzania

 

PASGR/ DAAD Requirements:

Applicants should meet the listed requirements:

  • Eligible candidates must be citizens of a country in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Must have been admitted to studying the Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) programme at any of the universities listed above.
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s and/Master’s degree qualification with at least a second class honours upper division from any accredited university.
  • The last university degree must have been completed less than six years ago at the time of application.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree qualification with at least a second class honours upper division from any accredited university.

English Language Requirements:

 Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

 

PASGR/ DAAD Funding:

Funded by DAAD

 

PASGR/ DAAD Scholarship Duration:

Lasts for the duration of course

 

PASGR DAAD Award Value:

  • Tuition fees to the university according to the submitted fees structure
  • A monthly stipend to cover living costs and accommodation (at DAAD rates)
  • Annual study and research allowance.

 

PASGR/ DAAD Number Of Awards:

Not specified

 

PASGR/DAAD Application Process:

  • Fully filled and signed PASGR Scholarship Application Form
  • Send the application form to PASGR
  • Signed curriculum vitae scanned in PDF. Please use the Europass CV template
  • Certified scanned PDF copies of all university degree certificates
  • Certified scanned PDF copies of all university transcripts
  • Proof of admission to the Master of Research and Public Policy, which may be a temporary admission letter including the fee structure of the course (scanned PDF copy)
  • Letter of motivation (maximum 2 pages in PDF)
  • An academic reference from senior lecturer and proof of employment if applicable (scanned PDF copy)

To begin the scholarship, click on the online application link and get more information about the application process by clicking on the scholarship webpage.

Note: Candidates who are not yet enrolled in the programme are advised to contact any of the scholarship partner universities listed above directly for admission first.

Prospective students can request admission at a university within or outside their home country.

 

PASGR/ DAAD Deadline:

this scholarship is currently unavailable, but applicants are encouraged to keep checking this website for recent updates on this program.

 

5. DAAD MSc and PhD Scholarships for Kenyans

The German Exchange Academic Service (DAAD) is offering Kenyan students funding through its DAAD master’s and PhD scholarship to pursue a master’s or doctorate degree.

 

Type:

Master’s and PhD

 

Country:

Kenya

 

Organisation:

DAAD

 

DAAD Scholarships for Kenyans - Eligibility:

Kenyans

 

DAAD Scholarships for Kenyans - Courses:

  • MSc in Renewable Energy Technology
  • MSc in Biotechnology
  • MSc in Environmental Planning and Management
  • MSc in Integrated Watershed Management
  • PhD in Renewable Energy Technology
  • PhD in Biotechnology
  • PhD in Environmental Planning and Management

 

Details for each programme and their requirements can be found here.

 

DAAD Scholarships for Kenyans - Institute:

Kenyatta university

 

DAAD Scholarships for Kenyans - Requirements:

Applicants applying for this scholarship...

  • Must have completed their last university degree less than 6 years ago at the time of application.
  • Must be nationals of a Sub-Saharan Africa country.
  • Must have a signed curriculum vitae scanned in PDF; please use the Europass CV template
  • A signed copy of the DAAD Information Sheet for Students
  • Certified scanned PDF copies of all university degree certificates
  • Certified scanned PDF copies of all university transcripts
  • temporary admission letter including fee structure of the respective course or proof of admission process (payment of application fee and submission of application documents). They should be scanned PDF copies.

 

 For Master candidates :

  • Letter of motivation (Maximum 2 pages in PDF)
  •  Academic reference from senior lecturer and proof of employment if applicable (scanned PDF copy)

For PhD candidates only:

  • PhD. research proposal including a detailed work plan (10 to 15 pages); plagiarism will be checked and rejected if above 24%!
  • Recommendation letter by the head of the department indicating that you are a present or prospective member of staff and how you will be integrated into the staff development agenda of the university (scanned PDF copy)
  • Confirmation of study leave from your university (if applicable; scanned PDF copy)
  • Confirmation of teaching release (university staff members only; scanned PDF copy)

 

Note: all documents should be scanned as one document in a PDF format.

 

Funding:

DAAD funds this scholarship

Duration:

  • Two years Masters and
  • Three  years PhD

The scholarship is initially granted for one year but may be extended based on individual student request with evidence of satisfactory performance using a form provided by DAAD.

 

Award Value:

This scholarship covers tuition fees for the duration of the scholarship.

 

Number Of Awards:

Not specified

 

DAAD Scholarships for Kenyans Application Process:

If you are applying to Kenyatta university, send your application to:

The Registrar (Academic), Kenyatta University

P.O. Box 43844 – 00100, Nairobi, Kenya

You can get application forms for admission to Kenyatta University and additional information on the programme webpage.

 

International students who are interested in this programme can apply here.

 

For additional information on applying to this programme and other courses, visit the scholarship webpage.

 

Deadline:

To be announced.

 

DAAD Postdoctoral Scholarships

1. Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (PRIME) 2019 for Research in Germany

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the European Union and the German Academic Exchange Service, offers the PRIME scholarship to young postdoctoral students to give them a chance to spend some time abroad researching, in combination with a research phase in Germany.

This scholarship provides jobs, not scholarships and is available to postdoctoral researchers of all nationalities and field of study.

 

DAAD-PRIME Type:

Research

 

DAAD-PRIME Country:

Germany

 

DAAD-PRIME Organisation:

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and German Exchange Academic Service (DAAD)

 

DAAD-PRIME Eligibility:

All

 

DAAD-PRIME Courses:

Research related courses

 

DAAD-PRIME Institute:

German Institutes

 

DAAD-PRIME Requirements:

Students applying for this scholarship should meet the following requirements:

  • PhD completed before the start of funding
  • free choice of country for the research phase abroad, providing that the candidate did not spend a total of more than twelve months there in the previous three years
  • agreement of host institutions in Germany and abroad
  • confirmation from the German host that it is willing to employ the postdoctoral researcher for the entire funding period if funding is approved

 

DAAD/ PRIME Funding:

This scholarship is funded by DAAD

 

DAAD/PRIME Duration

Total of 18 months:

  • Twelve months spent abroad
  • Six months spent in Germany

 

DAAD/PRIME Award Value:

The scholarship covers:

  • basic salary and international allowance, plus a travel allowance for the researcher, spouse/partner and children
  • invitation to attend an orientation seminar before the programme begins

 

DAAD/PRIME Number Of Awards:

 Not specified.

 

DAAD/PRIME Application Process:

  • The application form is available in the application portal.
  • To get to the portal please click on Stipendiendatenbank für Deutsche,
  • Fill in Fachrichtung (the subject of your research), Zielland (country of the period abroad) and Status “Promovierte” (position), and select the programme.
  • Follow the instructions on registering on the portal.
  • Choose English as portal language, activate, if necessary, the compatibility view of your browser and choose English as browser language.
  • After registration in the portal, please click on the tab “personal funding“.

 

DAAD/ PRIME Deadline:

30th August

 

For more information on this scholarship, visit the scholarship webpage.

 

2. DAAD Reinvitation Programme 2020 for Former Scholarship Holders

DAAD re-invitation scholarship is awarded to enable former scholarship awards holders to undergo research and working projects in Germany while maintaining contacts as part of DAAD's alumni global network.

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Type:

Research

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Country:

Germany

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Organisations:

DAAD

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Eligibility:

International students

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Courses:

Research related courses

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Institute:

German Institutes

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Requirements:

Students applying for the scholarship should be:

  • Former holders of DAAD research grants or study scholarships, who were funded for a period of over six months
  • Applicants must have previously returned to their home country for at least three years.
  • The research or work project must be coordinated with a cooperation partner in Germany

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Funding:

DAAD provides funding for:

  • Research and working projects at state or state-recognised institutions of higher education or non-university research institutes in Germany
  • Working stays at an institution in business, administration, culture or media for former scholarship holders who work outside the science sector.
  • A research or working visit can also take place at several host institutions.
  • Funding may only be claimed once within three years

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Duration:

  • One to three months
  • The length of the grant is decided by a selection committee and depends on the project in question and the applicant’s work schedule.
  • The grant is non-renewable

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Award Value:

The award provides a monthly payment of:

  • 2,000 euros for assistant teachers, assistant professors and lecturers
  • 2,150 euros for professors

 

Awards for former scholarship holders who work outside the science sector will be calculated based upon their qualifications accordingly:

  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding.
  • Other payments cannot be made.

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Number Of Awards:

Not specified.

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Application Process:

  • Application  procedure happens online through the DAAD portal.
  • The DAAD portal opens about 6 weeks before the application deadline

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Selection Process:

  • An independent selection committee reviews the applications.

 

Applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Academic achievements and, if applicable, publications, which must be documented in the curriculum vitae and a list of publications
  • A convincing and well-planned research or work project
  • In the case of working stays outside the science sector, the following questions are asked:

 

Will the stay in Germany have a sustainable effect on your professional activity?

Can you expect it to have multiplier effects, for example, in the form of planned publications?

Will your stay in Germany promote existing corporations?

 

DAAD Reinvitation Programme Deadline:

  • 31st October 2019 for research  starting from April 2020
  • 1st April, 2020 for Research  starting from August 2020

 

3. DAAD Postdoctoral Researchers Networking Tour 2019 for International Researchers (Fully-funded to Germany)

The DAAD Postdoctoral Researchers Networking Tour 2019 offers on-site visits to universities, research institutes and companies in the field of artificial intelligence, discussions with experts and numerous networking opportunities. Programme related costs and a travel allowance for this tour are covered by DAAD.

This year’s Postdoctoral Researchers’ Networking Tour offers a comprehensive and enjoyable opportunity to tourists to study important aspects of Industry 4.0, including the close cooperation between the academy and industry as well as examples of practical implementation.

Travelling together throughout Germany, the tour’s participants will be offered a close look at the front line of state-of-the-art Industry 4.0 research. At the same time, the tour will inform them about interesting research cooperation and employment opportunities. Participating researchers will be able to exchange their ideas with other participants from all over the world, with representatives from German academia and industry, and with the hosting organisation.

 

 DAAD Researchers Networking Tour Type:

Postdoctoral, Research

 

DAAD Researchers Networking Tour Country:

Germany

 

DAAD Researchers Networking Tour Organisation:

DAAD

 

DAAD Researchers Networking Tour Eligibility:

International researchers

 

DAAD Researchers Networking Tour Courses:

Postdoctoral research tour

 

DAAD Researchers Networking Tour Institute:

German

 

DAAD Networking Tour Requirements:

Applicants attending should:

  • have obtained their PhD/doctorate no longer than 5 years ago and have not been living in Germany or affiliated to a German institution within the previous 12 months
  • have been researching in a subject area corresponding to the focus of the tour
  • have demonstrated high productivity and quality in their scientific work. This should be clearly documented in the list of publications (journal/conference), patents and other achievements
  • have a genuine interest in taking the next step in their career in Germany and be able to demonstrate this (e.g. former or current cooperation, favourable research or career opportunities, specific career demands)
  • have exhibited drive and determination, initiative and a willingness to play a role in shaping the future.

 

DAAD Researchers Networking Tour Funding:

Programme related costs and a travel allowance for this tour are covered by DAAD.

 

DAAD Researchers Networking Tour Duration:

September 22nd to 28th 2019

 

DAAD Researchers Networking Tour Award Value:

The award covers:

  • a practice-oriented and diverse programme to suit the requirements of the participants
  • coverage of programme-related costs in Germany (accommodation, domestic travel, most meals)
  • a lump sum travel allowance if such costs are not borne by a third party. This will also be provided if the stay is extended by up to five working days in order to allow for additional professional networking

 

DAAD Researchers Networking Tour How To Apply:

You can apply for the tour on this application form.

 

DAAD Researchers Networking Tour Deadline:

29th July

 

4. DAAD: German Egyptian Research Short-Term Scholarship Program (GERSS) 2020 for Egyptian Students

The DAAD/GERSS scholarships offer young Egyptian scientists and academics the opportunity to travel to Germany.

 The scholarship enables advanced graduate students and young scientists to pursue part of their master’s, doctoral or post-doctoral research in a specific research project at German universities, archives, libraries or research institutes.

 

DAAD: GERSS Type:

Masters, PhD, Short courses

 

DAAD: GERSS Country:

Germany

 

DAAD: GERSS Organisation:

DAAD/GERSS

 

DAAD: GERSS Eligibility:

Egypt

 

DAAD: GERSS Courses:

Research related searches.

 

DAAD: GERSS Institute:

German universities, archives, libraries or research institutes

 

DAAD: GERSS Requirements:

  • The programme is aimed at Master’s students, doctoral candidates and young postdocs.
  • Applicants must be enrolled at a private or state university or research institute in Egypt.
  • Applicants for a GERSS scholarship must have a Bachelor, Master or PhD degree.
  • Age Limits
  • Graduates: should not be older than 26 years
  • Medicine / Dentistry Graduates: should not be older than 29 years
  • PhD candidates: should not exceed 36 years
  • Postdoc candidates should not be older than 40 years
  • Generally, candidates residing outside Egypt for a period longer than 6 months are not allowed to apply for GERSS
  • Candidates who have been granted the GERLS scholarship may apply for GERSS – at least – one year after returning from Germany
  • Applicants who have been rejected 3 times in the GERSS programme are not entitled to reapply
  • Candidates from non-public universities will be limited in number according to the internal regulations between MHESR and DAAD
  • Applicants submitting dual applications in MHESR or DAAD programmes are kindly requested to inform the DAAD Cairo Office in writing
  • Candidates who received a DAAD/MHESR funded scholarship at a certain academic stage are not allowed to apply for GERSS unless they change their academic status
  • Academic studies in musicology are offered within the GERSS scholarship; however, instrumentalists can apply for the programme “Study Scholarship for Foreign Graduates in the field of Performing Artists”. For more information, please refer to the scholarship database.
  • Candidates from the field of medicine/dentistry can only apply for GERSS if they intend to visit Germany for research purposes with no direct contact with patients
  • Applicants employed at the public universities or research institutes should fulfil the eligibility criteria of the mission Department.

Documents:

  • Applicants must submit proof of English language skills/abilities. The proof should be either IELTS (band 6.5) certificate or institutional TOEFL ITP (minimum score 550) or international TOEFL IBT (minimum score 80).
  • Research projects submitted in the German language in the fields of German studies, Islamic studies in German are exempted.

 Note:  Post-doctoral candidates who can submit proof that they have undergone their PhD degree in the English language in the context of an international program could be exempted.

 

DAAD: GERSS Funding:

This research is funded by GERSS and DAAD

 

DAAD: GERSS Duration:

A period of 3-6 months and scholarships periods cannot be extended.

 

DAAD: GERSS Award Value:

  • MSc scholarship holders will be granted an amount of Euro 850 (eight hundred and fifty Euros) per month
  • Doctoral scholarship holders will be granted an amount of Euro 1200 (one thousand and two hundred Euros) per month
  • Post-Doctoral scholarship holders will be granted an amount of Euro 2000 (two thousand Euros) per month
  • GERSS scholarship does not include family allowances
  • The DAAD will take out health-, personal liability and accident insurance for each scholarship holder
  • A lump sum will be paid as travel allowance

 

DAAD: GERSS  Program Application Process:

Application is only valid, when all the required documents are uploaded on the DAAD portal AND submitted as one hard copy to the DAAD Cairo office.

 Go through the Application Procedure in the Program Webpage before applying.

 

DAAD: GERSS Selection Process:

  • Takes place at the DAAD-Branch Office Cairo.

The candidates will be selected in two rounds:

  • First, a pre-selection is a paper-based procedure which will identify the group of applicants who will be invited for the second phase consisting of a personal interview with the GERSS independent selection committee.

Pre- and final selection of the candidates should be conducted according to, but not limited to the following criteria:

  • Excellent Research proposal
  • Scientific merits, including:
  • Quality of the proposal
  • Preparation and feasibility of the project
  • Quality of the acceptance letter
  • Excellent study achievement

 

DAAD: GERSS Deadline:

30th November

 

DAAD Scholarship For Masters In Architecture

DAAD scholarships for International Students in Architecture field in Germany

The DAAD architecture scholarships offer international graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study. The scholarships also promote experience exchange and networking amongst colleagues.

Applicants who take this programme can complete a Master’s degree/postgraduate degree leading to final qualification. And a complementary course that does not lead to a final qualification (not an undergraduate course) at a state or state-recognized German university of their choice.

This programme is specifically opened to students who have completed a first degree in:

  • Architecture.
  • Interior Design.
  • Monument Conservation.
  • Urban Planning/Urban Development.
  • Regional Planning.
  • Landscape Architecture.
  • Landscape Planning.

 

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Type:

Postgraduate

 

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Country:

Germany

 

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Organisation:

DAAD

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Eligibility:

International students

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Courses:

Architecture

 

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Institute:

Any recognised German Institute

 

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Requirements:

Students applying for this programme, should:

  • Have taken their final examinations no longer than six years before the application deadline.
  • Not have been resident in Germany for longer than 15 months by the application deadline or the application cannot be considered

For scholarship holders  enrolled in a Masters or postgraduate degree programme which includes a study period abroad, funding for this period abroad is usually  possible under the following conditions:

  • The study visit is essential for the achievement of the scholarship objective.
  • The study period is no longer than a quarter of the scholarship period. Longer periods cannot be funded, even partially.
  • The study period does not take place in the home country.

 

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Funding:

Funded by DAAD

 

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Duration:

For Master’s programme:

  • 10 and 24 months depending on the length of the chosen study programme or project.
  • Usually starts from 1st October of the following year after the application, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study programme.

 

For Complementary studies not leading to a final qualification:

 

  • one academic year
  • Usually starts from 1st October of the following year after the application, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study programme.

 

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Award Value:

  • monthly payment of 850 euros.
  • Travel allowance is given unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding.
  • One-off study allowance.
  •  health, accident and personal liability insurance cover.

Under certain special circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  • Monthly rent subsidy.
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of the family.

 

To help scholarship holders to learn German in preparation for their stay in the country, DAAD offers the following funding services:

  • Payment of course fees for the online language course “Deutsch-Uni Online (DUO)”  for six months after receiving  the Scholarship Award Letter
  • Language course (2, 4 or 6 months) can be taken before the start of the study visit; the DAAD decides whether to fund participation and for how long depending on German language skills and project.
  • Participation in a language course is compulsory if the language of instruction or working language is German at the German host institution.
  • Allowance for a personally chosen German language course during the scholarship period
  • Remuneration of the fees for the TestDaF test which has either been taken in the home country after receipt of the Scholarship Award Letter or in Germany before the end of the funding period.
  • As an alternative to the TestDaF for scholarship holders who have taken a language course beforehand: the fee for a DSH examination taken during the scholarship period may be remunerated
  • In order to receive further funding after the first year of study for 2-year courses, proof of academic achievements should indicate that the study programme can be successfully completed within the standard period of study.
  • Applicants who are already in Germany in the first year of a postgraduate course at the time of application can apply for funding for their second year of study. But in this case, it is not possible to extend the scholarship.

 

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Application Process:

  • Register in the DAAD portal by clicking on “Apply Now
  • Apply online in the DAAD portal
  • Download and fill the online application form.
  • Prepare application documents.
  • If applicable, translate documents (unless they are already in German or English).
  • Scan paper documents (except references) and save in PDF format. Please note that you can only upload PDF format files to the portal.
  • Upload the completed application form and the required appendices (except reference and the work samples which you have to submit) to the portal in PDF format.
  • Translations, if any, should be uploaded together with the document issued in the original language.
  • Submit the uploaded application documents online.

Sending application documents by post:

  • Work samples together with the printed “Cover sheet to application” of the “Application summary” generated online and the reference (in a sealed envelope) should be sent by post to the specified application address. Please do not include any other documents that have not been uploaded to the portal.
  • Post address  DAAD ,Section ST33 ,Kennedyallee 50,53175 Bonn,Germany

 

Additional documents request:

  • Certificates, proof of credits, certifications and translations can be scanned in a non-certified form and uploaded to the DAAD portal.
  • Be advised that DAAD’s Head Office in Bonn will only request certified copies of the submitted uploaded documents in paper form if a grant is awarded.

 

For applicants from non-EU countries:

 Remember to specify the exact contents of your postal consignment in the documents for the customs authorities.

 

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Selection Process:

  • A  DAAD committee of professors from German universities makes the final decision about scholarships in the field of architecture.
  • The decision is made based on written applications and work samples which have to be submitted.

 

DAAD Scholarships for Architectural Students Deadline:

30th September

 

DAAD Short Term Research Grant

DAAD Short Term Research Grants are awarded for 1-6 months to highly qualified candidates who have completed a Master’s degree or Diploma, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree by the time they begin their grant-supported research, or have already completed a PhD (post-doctorate).

 

DAAD Short Term Research Grant Type:

Short-term research

 

DAAD Short Term Research Grant Country:

Germany

 

DAAD Short Term Research Grant Organisation:

DAAD

 

DAAD Short Term Research Grant Eligibility:

  • US or Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

Foreign nationals who live in the USA or in Canada:

  • They must have been living in the US/Canada for a minimum of one year and currently reside in the US/Canada by the time of the application deadline.

 

DAAD Short Term Research Grant Courses:

Research related courses.

 

DAAD Short Term Research Grant Institute:

German universities

 

DAAD Short Term Research Grant Requirements:

Education level, specific requirements:

For doctoral students who are enrolled in a program in the US/Canada:

  • no more than 3 years should have elapsed since receiving ABD status

 

For Postdoctoral students:

  • no more than 4 years  since acquiring their doctorate

 

General requirements for all applicants:

  • Must not have been residing in Germany for more than 15  months by the time of the application deadline
  • German nationals must have been living in the US/Canada for 6 continuous years at the time of the application deadline.

Note: contact the DAAD Office for this programme to check if you are eligible to apply.

 

DAAD Short Term Research Grant Funding:

Fully funded by DAAD

 

DAAD Short Term Research Grant Duration:

  • 1-6 months. Short term research grants with the November deadline starts between six and 12 months after the application deadline.
  • Short grants with deadline start between 4 and 12 months after the application deadline.
  • Due to administrative reasons, the short-term grant can only start on the 1st of a month.

 

DAAD Short Term Research Grant Award Value:

  • For this award, DAAD will provide a monthly stipend which varies  depending on the academic level and covers health insurance, provides a flat rate subsidy for travel costs.
  • Additionally, limited Funding are available for a rent subsidy and family allowance.

 

Terms:

  • Scholarship recipients are prohibited from receiving supplementary funding through any other German funding body.
  • Although supplementary funding from a non-German funding body may in some cases be permitted, they  would then be treated as additional earnings;  grants exceeding the tax-free income level in Germany would be deducted from the DAAD scholarship, unless the grant payments will be put on hold for the duration of your DAAD scholarship

 

DAAD Short Term Research Grant Application Process:

The scholarship portal will close automatically at 11 PM Central European Time (5 PM EST/4PM CST/3PM MTN/2PM PST) on the deadline date. Applicants are therefore advised to start the application process at least one week before the closing date.

  1. Please refer to the application checklist, to gather all the required application material before you enter the online portal.
  • Application guidelines are region specific for North American applicants only.
  • You will find some different details on the application portal and the DAAD Bonn website, such as maximum pages; please be advised that the instructions on this checklist supersede any conflicting information potentially found elsewhere.

 

  1. Links for the online portal

 

  1. To register with the DAAD Portal to start your application, chose one of the links below:

 

  1. Every other application documents is to be submitted via the online portal except for the reference letter.  Mail  the reference form signed by your professor and in a sealed envelope to:

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Short-Term Research Grant

871 United Nations Plaza

New York, NY 10017

Or your professor can submit the form to the DAAD directly.

Additionally, the  professor should email the scanned reference form to short-term(at)daad.org.

Ensure that DAAD  received the signed reference form by enclosing the date (the date of postmark). Your application is only complete once the DAAD has received your electronic application and the reference form both by mail and electronically.

 

 

  1. After you submit your application:
  •  DO NOT CALL OR EMAIL DAAD,  an e-mail notification 8 weeks after the deadline will be sent to you.
  • Application decisions will not  be accompanied with an explanation.
  • Applications remain with DAAD. Personal data of applicants and grantees will be stored electronically in DAAD’s files only to the extent necessary for the administration of the applications and scholarships in accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act.
  • Data will be provided to the respective International Student Office (Akademisches Auslandsamt) for successful applicants were necessary in order to administer the scholarship and provide the scholarship holder with guidance services. Applications of unsuccessful candidates will be deleted after one year.

 

  1. Results will be announced about  3-4 months after the application deadline.

 

Note: For more information about this scholarship and next steps to take after you have applied, kindly visit the DAAD official scholarship webpage for this scholarship.

 

 

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