Wednesday, June 20, 2018

DAAD Scholarships for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses,Germany 2018

Deadline: 30/08/2018 Degree: Masters, PhD & Research Scholarship Description: The EPOS programme offers individual scholarships t... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 30/08/2018

Degree: Masters, PhD & Research

Scholarship Description: The EPOS programme offers individual scholarships to participants from developing countries so that they may study development-related postgraduate courses at selected universities in Germany.

Eligibility:

A. Works either for a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country and, as such, is engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with an emphasis on development policies having a bearing on technological, economic or social areas.

B• Holds a Bachelor’s degree (normally four years) in a related subject.

C• Has completed an academic degree with far above average results (upper third) and ideally at least two years of related professional experience after the first degree (bachelor).

D• His/her academic degrees should normally not be more than six years old.

E• For study courses in German (scholarship includes a 6-month German language course): DSH 2 or TestDaF 4 at the beginning of the study course; a minimum German language level of A2 at the time of application. In addition, German language proficiency at the B1 level is highly recommended.

Benefits: The scholarships include monthly payments of 750 euros for graduates or 1,000 euros for doctoral candidates; payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover; and travel allowance unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding.
The scholarship duration is 12 to 24 months (depending on the particular institution) ) and 36 months for PhD.

Application: DAAD application form https://www.daad.de/medien/deutschland/stipendien/formulare/
forschungsstipendium_en.pdf

Scholarship Website: https://www.daad.de/der-daad/unsere-aufgaben/entwicklungszusammenarbeit/foerderprogramme/hochschulen/infos/en/45192-development-related-postgraduate-courses-epos/