DAAD invites applications for the Master Scholarships for Students from Sub-Saharan Africa fleeing the war in Ukraine for the 2022/23 academic session.
This Scholarship programme is a sub-programme of the In-Country/In-Region Scholarship programme. Scholarship holders are given the opportunity to continue their academic career at a higher education institution in their home country or within their home region (in Sub-Saharan-Africa).
Worth of Award
The scholarship covers
Tuition Fees (depending on the host university) as charged by the hosting university (maximum 2.500€ for each year within the regular period of study).
Annual study and research allowance worth 460 EUR.
Printing allowance offered once towards the end of scholarship 400 EUR.
Monthly Scholarship (Accommodation, Food etc.) depending on the country.
Travel allowance (for those who are still in Europa or wish to study outside their home country)
Within this Call for Applications, the scholarships are available for those who meet all of the following criteria:
Applicants must be students who
- *started their Master studies in Ukraine, hence had a student status at a recognized Ukrainian higher education institution on 24 February 2022 and fled because of the war;
*are nationals or permanent residents of a Sub-Saharan country;
*have successfully completed generally a three-year university degree (e.g. a Bachelor’s degree) with above average results (at least: Second Class/Lower Division or equivalent, if applicable);
*clearly show motivation and strong commitment;
*have thorough knowledge of the language of instruction;
*have generally completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application.
How to Apply
Your application should include
DAAD application form duly filled in
Letter of admission for the host university in Sub-Saharan Africa (This can be subsequently submitted before the scholarship begins if it is not available at the time of application.
Copy of the passport
Copy of the last visa certificate for the study stay in Ukraine
Bachelor’s degree certificate including the final grade
• Transcripts for all semesters of the Bachelor’s degree programme (if possible)
• Motivation letter (DAAD form) explaining:
a) previous academic career (including a listing of universities and study programmes attended);
b) the programme choice and how it is matching with the Master programme in Ukraine;
c) motivation for the application
Deadline: The application closing date for the DAAD Master Scholarships for Students from Sub-Saharan Africa is July 4, 2022.