Germany 2022, DAAD Leadership for Africa Master’s Degree Scholarships

Germany 2022, DAAD Leadership for Africa Master's Degree Scholarships

Germany 2022, DAAD Leadership for Africa Master’s Degree Scholarships

It’s important to let you all know that The scholarship programme “Leadership for Africa” (LfA) aims to support the academic qualification and advancement of young refugees and national scholars from Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger and Senegal in higher education institutions in Germany scholarship application is now officially open.

“Leadership for Africa” offers scholarships for Master’s studies in Germany to qualified applicants in all fields of study except for Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Arts, and Architecture. All “Leadership for Africa” scholarship holders benefit from a complementary training programme in good governance, civil society and career development. The mandatory programme must be completed in addition to the regular studies.

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Scholarship Summary:

Type: Masters

Organization: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Country To Study: Germany

School To Study:

Course To Study: Not Specified

Gender: Men and Women

Eligibility criteria For Germany 2022, DAAD Leadership for Africa Master’s Degree Scholarships

The program targets two groups:

1) Highly qualified refugees who hold refugee status and fulfill the necessary qualifications for Master’s studies in Germany.
Applicants must fulfill the following conditions:

  • Holding refugee status in their host countries, being granted before April 18th, 2022
  • The country of asylum must be either Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger, or Senegal
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree at the time of application

2) Highly qualified graduates from Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger, or Senegal who fulfill the necessary qualifications for Master’s studies in Germany.

Applicants must fulfill the following conditions:

  • Citizenship of either Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger, or Senegal
  • Country of residence is Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger, or Senegal
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree at the time of application

BENEFITS OF UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN AFRICA SCHOLARSHIP

  • If necessary: Language course (2, 4, or 6 months) in Germany before the start of the study program, including the coverage of the test fees for a German language certificate (TestDaF or DSH test), pocket money, and accommodation. The DAAD decides whether to fund participation and for how long depending on German language skills and project. Participation in a language course is compulsory if the study program is taught in German.
  • Additional mandatory training program LEAD!
  • Monthly scholarship rate payments of 861 EURO
  • Adequate health, accident, and private/personal liability insurance in Germany
  • Travel allowance
  • Yearly study allowance
  • If applicable, monthly rent subsidy and monthly allowance for accompanying family members (spouse and/or children)

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PROCESS OF APPLICATION For The Germany 2022, DAAD Leadership for Africa Master’s Degree Scholarships

  • Online DAAD application form duly completed (available on the DAAD portal)
  • Curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages) containing information about your academic career to date, former scholarships, current address and current or previous employers. (Please use the European specimen form at https://europa.eu/europass/en)
  • Letter of Motivation (1-3 pages) containing a precise description of your academic/professional and personal reasons for the planned study project. Please also read our Important Scholarship Information / Section B, Point 1.
  • DAAD Form “Study course profile” duly completed (please specify 3 Master’s programmes). Please be aware that DAAD does not consider your suggestions of master programmes which charge tuition fees. This should be taken into consideration while deciding for the master programmes.
  • Proof of necessary language skills for the desired master programmes. Please also read our important information for scholarship applicants / Section A, Point 9.
  • University degree certificate indicating final grade(s) including transcripts of records for all study years with all individual grades incl. explanation of grading system
  • Copies of your passport/national identification card and copies of your passport’s/national identification card’s biodata page and other documents containing information about you and your current residence status
  • For refugees: UNHCR registration or official proof of asylum by authorities

Application Deadline: June 30, 2022

For more details, Interested Apllicants should visit DAAD website.

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