German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering DAAD Postgraduate International Scholarships for Developing Countries. These scholarships are open to pursuing a postgraduate degree program at German institutions of Higher education.
With its development-oriented postgraduate study programs, DAAD Development promotes the training of specialists of new industrial countries.
Founded in Heidelberg in 1925 on the initiative of a student, DAAD has since become one of the most important funding organizations in the world for international exchange of students and researchers.
Why at DAAD- The DAAD supports over 100,000 German and international students and researchers around the globe each year – making it the world’s largest funding organization of its kind.
Value of Awards
The university will provide all the following:
Depending on the academic level, monthly payments of 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates
Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding
DAAD Postgraduate International Scholarships Description
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue a postgraduate degree at a state or state-recognized German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/Ph.D.) in Germany.
Application Deadline: Depending on the chosen study programme; check deadlines
University or Organization: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Scholarship Award: 850 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates
Access Mode: post or electronically
Numbers of Award: Not known
Nationality: Foreign Students
Scholarship can be taken in Germany
Language: English or German
Eligibility for the DAAD Postgraduate International Scholarships
Eligible Countries: Foreign Students are eligible to apply
Eligible Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be for pursuing development-related postgraduate courses.
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
The applicants must be Graduates with at least two years’ professional experience. They fulfill the necessary academic requirements and can be expected to successfully complete a study programme in Germany (above-average result for first academic exam – top performance third, 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
How to Apply for the DAAD Postgraduate International Scholarships