Developing Countries Scholarships at BIGS-DR in Germany, 2018/2019

Developing Countries Scholarships at BIGS-DR in Germany, 2018/2019

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) through the Development-Related Postgraduate Course program (EPOS) offers Candidates from developing countries and emerging economies can apply for a scholarship provided by the above mentioned

Deadline: August 31 annually

Scholarship sponsor: The Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (BIGS-DR) the doctoral program at ZEF. BIGS-DR is part of a group of international graduate programs at the University of Bonn, a graduate framework that maintains the highest level of academic quality.

Please Note Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university, And if your first language is not English then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral programme.

Benefits: research grant (The funds you need to secure) Project to Project which can range from 5,000 to 20,000 EUR.

Eligible Nationalities: Citizens of developing countries are eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria: Only applicants from developing countries and emerging economies according to the DAC list are eligible for the scholarship we offer in cooperation with the DAAD EPOS program. To be eligible, you must have at least two years of relevant professional experience.

How to Apply:

Students have to submit a DAAD application form \ from the DAAD home page, the German embassies, or DAAD offices worldwide.

  • Only applicants who have not lived in Germany yet or have been a resident in Germany for less than 15 months at the time of application can apply for this DAAD scholarship.
  • When filling in the DAAD form, select “Scholarship for a postgraduate course with relevance to developing countries”.
  • Please make sure that you send one copy of the DAAD scholarship form and one copy of the BIGS-DR application form to BIGS-DR. It is not necessary to send additional copies to DAAD.

Candidates with citizenship from a developing country or emerging economy can apply for a DAAD scholarship directly from ZEF.

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