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DAAD/PLAAS/NELGA 2021 Scholarships for Masters & Doctoral Studies in Poverty, Land & Agrarian Studies

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) in collaboration with PLAAS (Institute for Poverty, Land & Agrarian Studies) and Network of Excellence for Land Governance in Africa (NELGA), is offering in-country/in-region scholarships, as part of the Strengthening Capacities for Land Governance in Africa programme. 

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in collaboration with the Institute for Poverty, Land & Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of the Western Cape (UWC), is offering in-country/in-region scholarships, within the Network of Excellence for Land Governance in Africa (NELGA). This forms part of the Strengthening Advisory Capacities for Land Governance in Africa (SLGA) programme funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (MBZ).

The programme supports those in subject areas with strong relevance to land governance/land management. We propose the following topic areas for scholarships:

  1. Land tenure, including customary tenure, titling and land markets
  2. Water, forestry, fisheries and ecosystems management
  3. Farming systems, agricultural development and the rural non-farm economy
  4. Agricultural investment and inclusive business models
  5. Governance, policy frameworks and investment standards
  6. Population, migration and urbanisation
  7. Climate change mitigation and adaptation
  8. Agro-food systems, food prices and food security
  9. Regional cooperation and integration and the agro-food system

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About German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

DAAD scholarship in Germany is a private, federally funded and state-funded, self governing national agency of the institutions of higher education in Germany, representing 365 German higher education institutions (100 universities and technical universities, 162 general universities of applied sciences, and 52 colleges of music and art) [2003]. The DAAD itself does not offer programs of study or courses, but awards competitive, merit-based grants for use toward study and/or research in Germany at any of the accredited German institutions of higher education. It also awards grants to German... read more


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DAAD/PLAAS/NELGA Masters Scholarship


Aim and Benefits of DAAD/PLAAS/NELGA Masters Scholarship

  1. Tuition fees
  2. Study and research allowance
  3. Printing allowance
  4. Monthly Scholarship (Accommodation, Food etc.)
  5. Travel allowance (In-Region only)
  6. Insurance

Requirements for DAAD/PLAAS/NELGA Masters Scholarship Qualification

These scholarships are aimed at young candidates, mid-career professionals, researchers and university staff. Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme.

Selection Criteria: For admission to the MPhil Research in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies,

  1. Applicants must have obtained an Honours degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. sociology, history, economics, political science, agriculture, public administration, development studies, geographical and environmental studies).
  2. Students must demonstrate a good understanding of their chosen research topic and have research experience in one or more of the following themes – poverty, land and agrarian reform, rural development, and natural resources.

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Application Deadline

September 11, 2020


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) on www.uwc.ac.za to apply

The application process contains two steps. Your attention is drawn towards the two application deadlines.

  1. Step One: Applicants are required to apply for the respective programme at PLAAS, UWC and are subject to their application procedures. Click here for more information on the PLAAS, UWC Application Procedures 2021. The PLAAS application deadline is 07 August 2020.
  2. Step Two: Once shortlisted, PLAAS, UWC will provide a link to the DAAD-Portal. The DAAD application deadline is 11 September 2020.

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