DAAD Leadership for Africa scholarship for Masters Study in Germany 2023

Are you a bachelor degree holder, who dreams about studying for a Master’s degree in Germany? You live as a national or refugee in ChadDR Congo, Niger, Nigeria and Togo? Then DAAD Leadership for Africa scholarship programme is the opportunity for you!

The scholarship holder can choose the study programme, they can apply to all suitable Master degree programmes in Germany. Interested applicants are invited to apply.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): DAAD

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships

Host Institution(s): Germany Institutions

Scholarship Worth: Varies [Full Funding]

Number of Awards: Not Stated

Study Level: Masters

Nationality: West/Central Africans

Eligibility Criteria | DAAD Leadership for Africa scholarship 2023

Two categories of candidates are welcome to apply

  1. Highly qualified refugees who hold refugee status and fulfil the necessary qualifications for Master studies in Germany and the requirements in the call for applications.
    Applicants must fulfil the following conditions:

    • Holding refugee status in their host countries, being granted before 3rd of April 2022
    • Country of asylum must be either Chad, DR Congo, Niger, Nigeria or Togo
    • Completed Bachelor’s degree of at least 2nd class upper division
    • Possess good English or German language skills
  2. Highly qualified graduates from Chad, DR Congo, Niger, Nigeria or Togo who fulfil the necessary qualifications for Master studies in Germany and the requirements in the call for applications.
    Applicants must fulfil the following conditions:

    • Citizenship of either Chad, DR Congo, Niger, Nigeria or Togo
    • Country of residence Chad, DR Congo, Niger, Nigeria or Togo
    • Completed Bachelor’s degree of at least 2nd class upper division
    • Possess good English or German language skills

Scholarship Benefits

  • Language course (up to 6 months) in Germany before the start of the university studies
  • Tuition-free M.A. or M.Sc. degree programme at a public or state-recognized university in Germany starting in winter term 2024 (September/October 2024).
  • Monthly scholarship rate payments 0f 934 EURO
  • Adequate health, accident, and private/personal liability insurance in Germany.
  • Travel allowance
  • Yearly study allowance
  • Additional mandatory training programme LEAD!

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Applications for this scholarship are done entirely online. Applicants are to complete their application using the online application portal. Applicants will be required to submit all the application documents by the application deadline.

Application Deadline: 9 June 2023

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