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German INISA Student Grant 2021 for Undergraduate Students in SADC Region

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Ifeoma Chime

Applications are now open to Bachelor students in the SADC region for INISA scholarships to cover up to 75% of tuition fees and related costs for the academic year 2020 at a higher education institution in the SADC region.

Application Deadline: 19th September 2021

About the Award: INISA is a German Non-Governmental Organisation founded in 1995. Their mission is to inform the German public on political, economical, social and cultural developments in Southern Africa to create interest, deepen understanding and enhance contacts and exchange between Germany and Southern Africa.

The “Initiative Southern Africa” (INISA) offers a grant for students from Universities and other tertiary education institutions in countries of the SADC region (Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe) and is inviting applications until 19 September 2021.

Eligible Field(s): The grant is open to students of all subjects, but particularly we encourage applications by science, engineering, economics and medical students.

Type: Grant

Eligibility: The applicant (m/f/d) should

  • hold the nationality of one of the SADC countries;
  • study full time at a University or other tertiary education institution in one of the SADC countries;
  • be in the second or third year of his or her undergraduate studies, i.e. s/he has successfully completed at least one year of studies and has successfully reregistered for further courses in the next academic year. Please note: the INISA Student Grant is not applicable to postgraduate studies such as Honours, Masters or PhD programs.

Eligible Countries: Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

To be Taken at (Country): Any of the SADC countries above

Number of Awards: 1 (Should the grant be awarded to more than one student the maximum amount will be split equally).

Value of Award: The INISA grant covers 75% of tuition fees and related costs (e.g. books and other study material; residence fees etc.) for the academic year of 2021 up to a maximum amount of Euro 3000 (or the equivalent in local currency).

INISA requires the student to provide proof of tuition related expenses with a fees account record, as the grant amount covers a percentage of these expenses and needs to be calculated on that basis before any payment is possible. The grant will be paid directly into the student’s fees account at the University. INISA requires the student to provide two reports on the progress of his/her studies in the year s/he is awarded the grant.

How to Apply: You can download the call for applications with further application details and procedure here:

INISA Student Grant 2021

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
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