RIPS DAAD Masters and PhD Scholarships for International Students 2022

The Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS) at the University of Ghana (UG) invites applications for the RIPS DAAD Masters and PhD Scholarships for International Students for the 2022/23 academic session.

These scholarships are open to students who have successfully completed generally one- or two years MA/MSc./MPH/MFA/MPhil, etc. university degree (for doctoral candidates) with above-average results of Second Class Upper Division or equivalent (for First degree).

Worth of Award

The DAAD scholarship will cover

  • tuition,
  • stipends, and
  • accommodation for one-year Master of Arts (MA) and
  • four-year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students.

Eligibility

DAAD scholarships can only be awarded to applicants who:

  • have successfully completed a three/four-year university degree for those
    applying to MA (duration of MA is one year) with above-average results of Second Class Upper Division or equivalent.
  • clearly show motivation and strong commitment.
  • have a thorough knowledge of the English language.
  • have generally completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at
    the time of application.
  • are nationals or permanent residents of a Sub-Saharan African country.
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Women and people working in population-related sectors are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply 

MA applicants’ required documents:

  • Undergraduate Certificate
  • Undergraduate Transcript
  • One-page motivational statement (Heading: Motivational Statement & your Name)
  • TOEFL/IELTS examination grades were not more than two years old at the time of application (if applying as a national or permanent resident of a non-English speaking African country)

PhD applicants required documents:

  • Undergraduate Certificate
  • Undergraduate Transcript
  • One-page motivational statement (Heading: Motivational Statement & your Name)
  • Graduate Certificate
  • Graduate Transcript

The research proposal must include a

  • project title,
  • problem statement [500-word limit],
  • proposed research objective(s)/question(s) [100-word limit],
  • methodology [900-word limit] and
  • references (3-page maximum, 1.5 line spacing)

TOEFL/IELTS examination grades should not be more than two years at the time of
application (if applying as a national or permanent resident of a non-English speaking
African country). The exemption to this is if your Master’s dissertation/thesis was written in English).

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Deadline: Candidates’ applications for the RIPS DAAD Masters and PhD Scholarships should be submitted to RIPS on or before January 14th, 2022.

 

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