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Bayer Foundation Talents for Africa Scholarship Programme 2018 – Germany

The Bayer Fellowship Program targets students and apprentices in scientific and medical disciplines to support the next generation of researchers and teachers from Africa as they engage in “Science for a Better Life”.

Application Deadline: 18th July, 2017.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Egypt, South Africa and Kenya

To be taken at (country): Germany

Fields of Studies: 

  • Life Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Agro Sciences
  • Biology and Chemistry Educators
  • Apprentices

About the Award: The program “Talents for Africa” is aimed at German students and young professionals with up to two years of work experience who would like to do a study project or gain practical work experience in Africa. It is also open to students in Africa who would like to study, research or complete an internship in Germany. Students and young professionals with credentials in the subjects listed above can apply.

Offered Since: Not known


  • All applicants should have a high level of commitment, dedication and an innovative project plan.
  • Applications are invited from
    • students and young professionals from Germany who wish to pursue a project abroad or
    • students and young professionals from abroad who wish to pursue a project in Germany.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: The financing generally covers the cost of living, travel expenses and project costs. Each applicant is asked to set up an individual cost schedule to be approved by the Foundation Council.

Duration of Scholarship: Duration of Program

How to Apply: The following application documents are required for the Talents for Africa scholarship:

  • Confirmation letter from host institute/university
  • A description of the project (duration of 2-12 months) with financial plan within the timeline of September 2016 to August 2017. The project can consist of
    special study courses, laboratory assignments, research projects, summer classes, internships, Master’s or PhD programs.
  • Most recent transcripts
  • Any additional documents that would enhance the application
  • Photo (passport or job application photo)

Online application form

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: The Bayer Fellowship Program

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