As part of the „In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme“, DAAD offers scholarships for Master studies. The programme is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and aims at university staff in the first line, without neglecting the public sector demand of academically trained personnel.
The target group for scholarships are graduates from Sub-Saharan Africa with a first academic degree if applying for a Master’s programme, who want to pursue Master’s courses, either
in their home country (In-Country scholarships are aimed at students who study in their home country or in the country for which they have a residence permit.)
in another Sub-Saharan African country
The scholarship covers:
Tuition Fees* annually
Study and research allowance annually
Monthly Scholarship (Accommodation, Food etc.)
Travel allowance (In-Region only)
Insurance (In-Region only)
must be nationals or permanent residents of a Sub-Saharan African country
a holder of BSc degree in Food Science and Technology with at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division); OR a holder of a BSc degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in any related fields (Food Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Nutrition and Dietetics, Agri-processing, Crop/Animal Production), or equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.
clearly demonstrate motivation and strong commitment;
have thorough knowledge of spoken and written English;
have generally completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application;
should generally be: (a) staff member of a public university, (b) or a candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment, (c) or from the public sector and/or (d) Alumni of the DAFI-programme;
Female applicants, refugees with recognized refugee status and candidates from other less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme.
Deadline: 23rd of November 2023
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