Apply For DAAD Post- Graduate Scholarships (Worth €750/Mon M.Sc, €1,000/Mo P.hD)

Applications
are on for the
DAAD Post
Graduate
Scholarships
in
Development
related
Courses.
The
scholarships
offer foreign graduates from development and
newly industrialized countries Like Nigeria, from
all disciplines and with at least two years’
professional experience the chance to take a
postgraduate or Master’s 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/
PhD) in Germany.
Postgraduate Courses Categories
Economic Sciences/Business Administration/
Political Economics
Development Co-operation
Engineering and Related Sciences
Mathematics
Regional Planning
Agriculture and Forest Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Medicine and Public Health
Veterinary Medicine
Social Sciences and Education
Media Studies
Full list of sub-programs within each category
Eligibility
– This is open to graduates with at least two
years professional experience.
– The candidates have the professional and
academic qualifications necessary to ensure
successful completion of the degree programme
in Germany (final scores on previous academic
examinations, language skills).
– Women and candidates from disadvantaged
groups who meet the required academic and
professional standards and show proven
commitment to development-related issues are
especially targeted for programme admission.
Funding/ Support/ Value
– DAAD provides 12 to 36 months (dependent on
study programme).
– Depending on academic level, monthly
payments of 750 euros Aprox. N236,110 for
graduates or 1,000 euros Approx. N314,926 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.
*Deadlines may vary with each university. See
full list of application deadlines for each
university and program.
How to Apply
Required documents (in the following order):
– Fully Completed DAAD application form
– Hand-signed CV (please use the europass
specimen form at http://
europass.cedefop.europa.eu/ )
– Hand-signed letter of motivation (with reference
to current occupation).
– Research exposé (if required by university).
– Academic letter/s of recommendation from
your university; the letter must have a signature
and office stamp and must be of recent date
(not in a sealed envelope)/
– Professional letter/s of recommendation from
your employer; the letter must have a signature
and office stamp and must be of recent date
(not in a sealed envelope).
– Confirmation of employment from the employer
in your home country and if possible, a guarantee
of re-employment upon your return home
Proof of language abilities
– Proof of English – IELTS or TOEFL (Note:
Institutional TOEFL will not be accepted)
– German – necessary for the courses taught in
German; for the courses taught in English, if
available.
– Copies of awarded academic degrees
– Copies of academic transcripts
– Copy of School Leaving Certificate.
Deadline: September 30, 2016.
Application address: Apply directly to the chosen
study programme
For more information, visit DAAD Post Graduate
Scholarships
https://www.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/?status=3&origin=190&subjectGrps=&daad=1&q=&page=1&detail=10000008

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