DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) is funding master scholarships in Public Policy and Good Governance at German institution in Germany. Students of Africa, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia as well as from countries in the Middle East can apply for these scholarships.
This programme is designed to further qualify future leaders in politics, law, economics and administration according to the principles of Good Governance and to prepare them in a praxis-oriented course for their professional life.
The DAAD supports over 100,000 German and international students und researchers around the globe each year – making it the world’s largest funding organisation of its kind.
The latest university degree should have been obtained during the six years prior to the application for the scholarship. Applicants cannot be considered if they have stayed in Germany for more than 15 months at the time of application.
|Deadline||:||31 July 2017|
|Providers||:||DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)|
|Course Level||:||Masters degree programme|
|Field of Study||:||Scholarships are provided in disciplines that are of special relevance for the social, political and economic development of applicant’s home country.|
Scholarship Award for Fully funded DAAD:
DAAD pays a monthly scholarship rate of currently 750 €. The scholarship also includes contributions to health insurance in Germany. In addition, DAAD grants an appropriate travel allowance and a study and research subsidy as well as rent subsidies and/or allowances for spouses and/or children where applicable. DAAD scholarship holders within the Helmut-Schmidt-Programme are exempted from tuition fees.
Eligibility for Fully funded DAAD:
The programme is open for very well qualified graduates with a first university degree (bachelor or equivalent) who want to actively contribute to the social and economic development of their home countries. The scholarships are offered both for young graduates without professional experience and for mid-career professionals. The scholarship scheme is open to graduates in the field of social sciences, political sciences, law, economics and in public administration from Africa, Latin America, South Asia and Southeast Asia, from countries in the Middle East as well as from the Ukraine.
Nationality for Fully funded DAAD:
Students of Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia and America can apply for these scholarships.
List of Countries: Europe (Ukraine), Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Dem. Rep., Central African Republic, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauretania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria), Middle East (Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Palestinian Administered Areas, Syria and Yemen), Asia: (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Indonesia, Korea, Dem. Rep., Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam, Rwanda, Sâo Tomé und Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, America (Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela) can apply for this DAAD International scholarship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: The latest university degree should have been obtained during the six years prior to the application for the scholarship. Applicants cannot be considered if they have stayed in Germany for more than 15 months at the time of application.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements for Fully funded DAAD: For Master courses taught in German or in German and English, good knowledge of German (ideally at completed A 2 level at the time of application) is an advantage for being able to pass the German language test required for admission to the Master programme at the end of the six-month preparatory German course. For courses taught in English, proof of good knowledge of English is required.