German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in partnership with ANSTI offers Masters and PhD Scholarships for sub-Saharan African students 2015/2016
Eligible Field of Study: Courses offered at member institutions
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) a publicly funded, self-governing organisation of the institutions of higher learning in Germany, promotes international academic exchange as well as educational co-operation with developing countries through a variety of funding and scholarship programmes. DAAD cooperates with ANSTI by offering a number of in-region scholarships to African Students for Postgraduate – Masters and Ph.D degrees.
Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified
Scholarship Type: Masters and PhD Scholarships
Selection Criteria and Eligibility
Participants in the programme must be from ANSTI member institutions and may not exceed the age limit of 36 years by date of nomination. Applicants may not apply for studies in their home countries.
Fellowships, which cover fees, subsistence and international travel, are awarded to staff of ANSTI member institutions for postgraduate studies (M.Sc. or Ph.D) at African universities for staff development.
Fellowships are awarded to sub-Saharan African nationals for studies outside the applicants’ home countries.
Applicants must also meet the following criteria:
- Applicants must hold a good bachelors degree (at least 2nd class upper division).
- Applicants must obtain official admission to the host university prior to his/her application for the fellowship
Number of Scholarships: Not specified
Value of Scholarship: Cover fees, subsistence and international travel
Duration of Scholarship: The initial award of the fellowships covers one year. Extension is possible up to two years for Masters courses or more for Ph.D studies upon successful completion of previous year.
Eligible Countries: The member of ANSTI member institutions and Sub-Saharan African nations: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (DRC-Kinshasa), Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland , Tanzania ,Togo, Uganda and Zambia
To be taken at (country): African and ANSTI Member Institutions – Germany
Application Deadline: 31st May 2015
Offered annually? Yes
How to Apply
You can apply for ANSTI/DAAD scholarship award Apply online
Sponsors: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)