Germany- DAAD Scholarship for Ghanaian Students 2013/2014

DAAD Scholarship Programme offer scholarships to Ghanaian postgraduate students, and have benefited hundreds of African students since inception. The scholarships are awarded each year to postgraduate students wishing to study for a Master’s or PhD degree. The DAAD scholarship supports students who want to study in their country, Ghana (In Country Scholarships) or abroad.
DAAD does not sponsor undergraduate studies for Ghanaian Students.

Eligibility Requirements and Selection Criteria:
* Bachelor degree first class or second class upper honours division (B.A./B.Sc. 2nd class upper division) and M.A./M.Sc. At the time of application, generally no more than six years should have passed since the applicant gained the last degree.
* 2 field research phases (of altogether 12 months) are possible in your home country
* As a rule, the grant is preceded by a 4 or 6 months lasting language course (selection date is once a year, generally at the end of January).
* German language skills are not expected.
* Age limit: 36 years

DAAD Scholarship

The DAAD will reimburse an appropriate flat-rate travel allowance after the applicant’s arrival in Germany. So please observe that the travel expenses have to be financed in advance.

Application address
Application must be submitted to the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Accra.
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
No. 6, Ridge Road, North Ridge
P.O. Box GP 1757
Accra / Ghana
Tel: (00233 21) 24 10 82, 22 13 11, 21 10 00, [00233 30) 70 11 582, 70 12 417
Fax: (00233 21) 22 13 47
E-Mail: info[at]accra.diplo.de
Website: www.accra.diplo.de

Application deadline
The general application deadline is 15 October each year. However deadlines may vary for some programmes as shown below.

DAAD Scholarships for Ghanaian Students

Scholarships for University Students Reading German Studies
These grants are offered within the scope of
a) Research Grants for Doctoral Candidates and Young Academics and Scientists (more than 6 months; up to six months.)
b) One-Semester Scholarships for University Students Reading German Studies
c) Study Scholarships for Graduates of All Disciplines
d) Summer course grants
Application deadline
15 October each year (exception Summer Course grants: 15 December). Receipt of applications for Summer Course grants at DAAD: 1 February of the following year.

Research Grants for Doctoral Candidates and Young Academics and Scientists
Research grants to run for more than 6 months
During the funding a maximum of 2 field research phases in your home country, Ghana (of altogether 12 months) are possible. During the field research phases the funding will be paid for a maximum of 3 months. As of the fourth month of a field research phase no more funding will be paid. This program does not pay any research funding (assumption of the costs must be added to the application).
Please regard that the beginning of your grant can only be in April or October.

Grants in accordance with the DAAD Sandwich Model
During the funding a maximum of 2 field research phases in your home country (of altogether 12 months) are possible. During the field research phases the funding will be paid for a maximum of 3 months. As of the fourth month of a field research phase no more funding will be paid. This program does not pay any research funding (assumption of the costs must be added to the application).
The Doctorate degree has to be gained in your home country.
Proof of enrollment as Doctoral student at the home university must be enclosed.
Residence in Germany is subject to a time limit of 24 months.
Please regard that the beginning of your grant can only be in April or October.
Research grants to run for 1 month up to 6 months
Earliest commencement of the grant is 1 May.

Research stays for University Academics and Scientists
Application deadlines:
1 October for stays as of February of the following year,
1 April for stays as of August.
An appropriate flat-rate travel allowance will be paid.

Re-invitation Programme for Former Scholarship Holders
Application deadlines:
1 October for stays as of February of the following year,
1 April for stays as of August.

Scholarships for Artists and Architects: Study Scholarships
Together with the complete application documents a work sample has to be submitted.

University Summer Course Grants for Foreign Students and Graduates
Application deadline: 15 December each year.
Receipt of applications for Summer Course grants at DAAD: 1 February of the following year.

Please enclose with your application the following form: Cover Sheet- Eng
You will find Instruction on how to issue a proposal and further assistance under this PDF file: Guidelines eng

For further information and advice contact:
DAAD Information Centre Accra
c/o Goethe Institute, next to NAFTI
Dr. Heike Edelmann-Okinda
30, Kakramadu Road, Cantonments
Accra
Ghana
Fon: 00233 21 760342
Fon: 00233 24 5132383
E-Mail: daadghana[at]yahoo.com
WWW: ic.daad.de/accra/
and
daadghana[at]web.de

For more detail about the DAAD Scholarship application requirements visit HERE

Comments

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