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2024 HeiGIT Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarship


The Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarship application window is open until August 31st, 2024, offering a unique opportunity for doctoral candidates from Africa, particularly Ghana or West and Central Africa. The scholarship designed for those pursuing a doctorate at Heidelberg University in the fields of geography (with a focus on geoinformatics) or political science and have demonstrated excellent performance in their respective fields.


  • Your are from Africa (primarily from Ghana or another country in West and Central Africa).

  • You are planning a doctorate at Heidelberg University in one of the following fields and are in the process of applying for the upcoming winter:

  • Geography with a focus on Geoinformatics

  • Political Science

  • You are among the best in your field.

  • You need help with funding your doctorate.

  • You are planning to move to Germany to study for a PhD at Heidelberg University, on site, or you already live in Germany since you are currently attending a language course to acquire required language skills.


  • a monthly stipend of 1,200 € for up to 36 months. The maximum funding period is 36 months. The initial approval usually covers 24 months.


August 31st, 2024

Click here for more details.


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