Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarship at University of Heidelberg in Germany 2021

The University of Heidelberg in Germany invites applications for the Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarship in the 2021/2022 academic session.

The Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarship is awarded to very good up-and-coming students from Africa (primarily from Ghana or another country in West and Central Africa) who are planning to apply for a Master’s programme at Heidelberg University in Sociology, Political Science or Geography (with a focus on Geoinformatics or Human Geography) and who need help with funding their studies.

Worth of Award

  • The amount of the scholarship for students is 900 € per month.
  • The award period is generally two semesters. An extension is possible on request and if all requirements are met (academic performance, financial hardship, availability of funds) for a maximum period of 2 semesters.

Eligibility

  • You are from Africa (primarily from Ghana or another country in West and Central Africa) and are planning to apply for a Master’s programme at Heidelberg University in one of the following degree programmes:
    • Sociology
    • Political Science
    • Geography with a focus on Geoinfomatics or Human Geographyor
  • You are from Africa (primarily from Ghana or another country in West and Central Africa) and are planning a doctorate at Heidelberg University in one of the following fields:
    • Geography with a focus on Geoinformatics
    • Political Scienceand
  • You are among the best in your field?
  • You need help with funding your studies or doctorate?
  • You are planning to move to Germany to study at Heidelberg University, on-site?
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How to Apply

Please submit the following application documents during the application period:

  • Signed application form
  • Current performance records: First university diploma (original certificate) including the final grade as well as an official translation in German or English and if available, an official conversion of the diploma to the German grading system.
    If your first university diploma is not available by the end of the application period, it is sufficient to submit a provisional certificate from the university confirming your academic performances, so far (ideally with a grade of all examinations, so far), that states that you expect to complete your course of study by the start of the semester following the application period. Please note that you have to submit your missing certificate by the start of the lecture period.
  • Proof of application for a university place
  • Curriculum vitae in table form
  • Letter of motivation: if you are applying for a Master’s degree programme in Geography, there need to be a reference to Geoinformatics or Human Geography
  • Recommendation letter from a university instructor in the specific field
  • Proof of citizenship
  • Self-disclosure of revenue and expenditure (part of the application form)
  • Evidence confirming the financial situation (payslip of the parents, own wage slips etc.)
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Please send your application documents in one single email to danzige[email protected].

Deadline: The application deadline is July 15, 2021

 

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