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DAAD Scholarships 2017-2018 for Developing Countries Students

DAAD Scholarships  2017-2018 for Developing Countries Students

DAAD Scholarships  2017-2018 for Developing Countries Students.Applications are invited for DAAD scholarships from developing countries’ students for the academic year 2017-2018.

Degree level: The scholarships will be awarded for postgraduate degree at German institutions of Higher education. in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/PhD) in Germany.

Study Subjects: DAAD Scholarships are awarded for pursuing development-related postgraduate courses.

Eligibility criteria: Applicant must have last academic degree (usually a Bachelor’s degree) should have been completed no longer than six years previously.


Scholarship Benefits: Scholarships will be awarded on academic level, monthly payments of 750 euros for graduates or 1,000 euros for doctoral candidates

Successful candidates will also facilitate with Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover, Travel allowance

Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility Criteria: Scholarship criteria is:

Candidates have a Bachelor degree (usually a four-year course) in an appropriate subject

Applicant must have Graduates with at least two years’ professional experience

Candidates fulfil the necessary academic requirements and can be expected to successfully complete a study programme in Germany (It depends upon the average result for first academic exam, performance and language skills)

Candidates can prove their motivation is development-related and be expected to take on social responsibility and initiate and support processes of change in their personal and professional environment after their training/scholarship

Nationality: Students (on the DAC List of the OECD) from following developing countries can apply:

Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Rep., Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine and Belarus; North Africa: Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. Sub-Saharan Africa: Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ivory Coast (Côte D’Ivoire), Djibouti, Eritrea, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Kenya, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Dem. Rep., Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Zambia, Sâo Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Somalia, St. Helena, Sudan, South Africa, Southern Sudan (new), Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Chad, Uganda and Central African Republic; North and Central America: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Cuba, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago; South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guyana, Columbia, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela; Near and Middle East: Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian territories and Syria; South and Central Asia: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan; East Asia: China, Indonesia, Cambodia, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand, East Timor and Vietnam. OCEANIA: Cooki Oslands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Wallis and Futuna

Entrance Requirement: Applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree or have been completed no longer than six years previously.

Supporting Documents: Applicant must attach the following documents:

DAAD application form

Hand-signed CV

Hand-signed letter of motivation

Research proposal (if required by university)

Academic letter/s of recommendation from your university

Letter of recommendation from your employer; the letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope)

Confirmation of employment from the employer in your home country and if possible, a guarantee of re-employment upon your return home

Proof of language abilities (English – IELTS or TOEFL)

German – necessary for the courses taught in German

Copies of academic degrees

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post or electronically.

Applications Deadlines: Depending on chosen study programme; please check deadlines here.

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