DAAD 2022/23 Masters scholarships – The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has launched a special programme for Sub-Saharan African students whose studies are interrupted due to the war against Ukraine to continue/complete their studies in their home country or region. Applications are currently being received from eligible African students.
The Scholarship programme for Master students from Sub-Saharan Africa fleeing the war against Ukraine is a subprogramme of the In-Country/In-Region Scholarship programme. It is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and managed by the DAAD.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Government of Germany
Host Institution(s): Selected Institutions in Africa
Scholarship Worth: Varies
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Masters
The 2022/23 DAAD Masters scholarships for Sub-Saharan Africans fleeing the war in Ukraine is open to African students. To be eligible, applicants must be students who:
- started their Master studies in Ukraine, hence had a student status at a recognised Ukrainian higher education institution on 24 February 2022 and fled because of the war;
- are nationals or permanent residents of a Sub-Saharan country;
- have successfully completed generally a three-year university degree (e.g. a Bachelor’s degree) with above average results (at least: Second Class/Lower Division or equivalent, if applicable);
- clearly show motivation and strong commitment;
- have thorough knowledge of the language of instruction;
- have generally completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application.
The scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship holder’s banking account. It includes the following payments:
|as charged by the hosting university (maximum 2,500 EUR for each year within the regular period of study)|
|Monthly Scholarship (accommodation, food etc.)||monthly||depending on the country|
|Travel Allowance (for those who are still in Europa or wish to study outside their home country)||once at the beginning (and if necessary, once at the end)||the flat rate travel allowance will be specified in the letter of award|
How to Apply: Applications must be submitted via the DAAD portal according to the following instructions;
- After logging in to the portal, click on said link. Access the tab “Personal funding” -> “Application”. The programme will be preset.
- Now select the “Country of residence”. The country of offer is then filled in automatically.
- The button “Continue” can then be used and the application form downloaded in the next step.
- The rest of the procedure is described in the portal instructions.
Application Deadline: 4 July 2022.