Applications are now been accepted from kenyan students for the DAAD SCHOLARSHIP FOR KENYA 2018-2019, eligible Kenyan students who seeks to secure this scholarship are by this notice charged to hurry and send in their applications before the program deadline.
ABOUT DAAD :
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is an organization that promotes the international exchange of students and scientists. It is, in fact, the world’s largest organization as concerns financing scientific mobility. As an association of German universities, DAAD represents 231 German universities and higher education institutions, with over 500 representatives in nearly 100 countries.
In Kenya, DAAD is represented by a Regional Office in Nairobi as well as a lecturer each at the University of Nairobi and Kenyatta University. STUDENTS ARE BEEN invited to visit their office during visiting hours (Wednesdays and Thursdays between 9 am and 12 noon). During visiting hours, DAAD is happy to inform and consult you about study, research and funding opportunities in Germany and the region without an appointment. We also consult Kenyan or East African lecturers and scientists on possible collaborations with universityand research institutes in Germany.
DAAD scholarships and programmes:
The DAAD grants administered by the DAAD abroad are available to students of all academic disciplines and at each academic degree level, including undergraduates, graduating undergraduates and recent graduates with a BA, Masters degree students, doctoral students, PhD candidates and postdoctoral scholars, and faculty.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DAAD SCHOLARSHIP FOR KENYA:
The scholarships are given each year to postgraduate students wishing to study for a master‘s or PhD degree.Are you an ambitious young person who wants to further his or her career?would you like to experience the German scientific world and earn a Postgraduate degree from a German university? See the information below.Then this DAAD scholarship for mKenya is for you, Hurry right away and apply.
LEVEL OF STUDY:
This program is forpostgraduatestudies (mastersandPhD)
FIELD OF STUDY:
this program is for certain fields in inScience,Technology& Innovation (ST&I) in priority key sectors. One such area involves capacity building in the universities through advanced training of personnel.
6 months preparatory German language course (fulltime) including accommodation and pocket money
co-financed monthly scholarship instalment
Reimbursement of travel costs through an adequate travel lump sum that is disbursed after arrival in Germany, during the funding period respectively
accident, health and personal liability insurance cover
further individual allowances upon application
The requirements for this scholarship will include:
Be a citizen of the Republic of Kenya;
Be teaching (full or part-time) in Kenyan universities (both public and private);
Should have obtained the Master’s degree preferably within the past 6 years (date of graduation);
Be willing to undertake a six (6) months German language course.
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE DAAD KENYAN SCHOLARSHIP 2018-2019:
To apply for this scholarship, applicants will have to get the following documents
Curriculum Vitae and list of publications (use the Europass specimen form at http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/documents/curriculum-vitae)
Abstract of one page, research proposal (not more than 10 – 15 pages) including detailed timetable; academic degree certificates and transcripts, whereby the Bachelor’s degree must have been passed with at least second class upper division and a Masters degree with at least a B+ grade (or equivalent).
Invitation letter from a German supervisor OR admission letter to a structured PhD programme at a German university
Two academic reference letters from university professors (forms provided in the online portal below)
A no objection Letter from the university, indicating the prospective function of the applicant within the university after return to Kenya and a commitment by the University to the job security of the applicant till the period of return (those on who qualify will be required to produce the Bonding document).