#ScholarshipsforAfricans | #DAAD
Looking for available scholarships for African countries or developing countries, go no where as you can apply for DAAD Masters Scholarships in Public Policy and Good Governance, if you meet the criteria.
Note: DAAD scholarship is a post-graduate one
Deadline: 31 July 2018 (annual)
Study in: Germany
Next course starts Sept/Oct 2019
The DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Masters Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance Programme is open for graduates from developing countries that are of special relevance for the social, political and economic development of their home country at German institutions of higher education.
Participating Programmes in Host Institutions:
The scholarships are made available in the following institutions:
- Hertie School of Governance, Berlinin Master of Public Policy (MPP)
• University of Duisburg-Essen:MA Development and Governance
• Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt: Master of Public Policy (MPP)
• Leuphana University of Lüneburg: Public Economics, Law and Politics (PELP)
• Hochschule Osnabrück: Management in Non-Profit Organisations
• University of Osnabrück: Master of Democratic Governance and Civil Society
• University of Passau: Master of Governance and Public Policy
• University of Potsdam: Master of Public Management (MPM)
The courses have an international orientation and are taught in German and/or English.
Number of Scholarships:
Number of scholarships aren’t specified.
The scholarship scheme is open to candidates from Africa, Latin America, North/Central America, South Asia, Southeast Asia as well as from countries in the Middle East. See list of eligible countries.
Tuition-free for DAAD scholarship holders within the Helmut-Schmidt-Programme.
Monthly scholarship rate of 850 Euros.
Contributions to health insurance in Germany.
Study and research subsidy
Rent subsidies and/or allowances for spouses and/or children where applicable.
Prior to their study programmes, all scholarship holders receive a 6- months-German language course from April 2019 to September 2019.
University degree (Bachelor or equivalent) holders who want to actively contribute to the social and economic development of their home countries.
Knowledge of English (and German), political and social engagement, a convincing description of the subject-related and personal motivation for the study project in Germany and the expected benefit after the return to the home country.
Latest university degree holders should have obtained it in the last six years prior to the application for the scholarship.
Applicants who have stayed in Germany for more than 15 months at the time of application can not apply.
All Master courses have further additional requirements that must be fulfilled by the applicants at any case.
Application should be submitted to the respective participating university, (not to DAAD).
Indicate that you are applying for the DAAD Helmut-SchmidtProgramme (Master’s scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance).
Duration of 2018 season application: June 1– July 31, 2018.
Please read the 2019 Announcement and visit the official website (found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply.