The Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS) at the University of Ghana is accepting applications for the award of the 2020/2021 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarships to pursue Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in Population Studies at RIPS.
RIPS is an important institution in Anglophone Africa for the training of population scientists and generation of high-quality research in population and related disciplines in order to provide solutions for solving development challenges in Ghana and beyond.
Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme. Women and people working in population-related sectors are encouraged to apply.Table of Content
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The DAAD scholarship will cover tuition, stipends and accommodation for one-year Master of Arts (MA)
Applicants must have successfully completed generally a three-year/four-year university degreeand obtained above average results (minimum of second class upper division)
• clearly show motivation and strong commitment
• have thorough knowledge of the language of instruction
• have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago atthe time of application
• must be nationals or permanent resident of a Sub-Sahara African country
• should generally be a staff member of a public university,
b) candidateconsidered for teaching or research staff recruitment, c) from the publicsector
Applicants must be nationals or permanent residents of a West African country(Inclusive Cameroon).
The application process contains two steps. Please be aware of the two application deadlines.
Applicants must apply for their studies at Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana. Please take note of deadlines below:
Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana will screen, preselect (according to DAAD selection criteria) and short-list the applicants. DAAD reserves the right of final selection.
Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana will provide the shortlisted candidates with the link to the DAAD-Portal. Only the pre-selected candidates will be asked to log into the DAAD portal, register themselves and submit a DAAD application. DAAD Deadline: 7th February 2020.
Documents to be uploaded on DAAD platform:
For Scholarship Document, click here PDF
For more details, click here