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Here you can find information on various kinds of funding opportunities for foreign students, graduates and postdocs by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) -the world largest scholarship provider - as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations:

https://www2.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/

or

https://www.daad.or.ke/en/find-funding/ 

    A. Students and Graduates

University Summer Courses in Germany for Foreign Students and Graduates

Application deadline: 1 December each year

Study trips for groups of Foreign Students to Germany (info available only in German language)

Application deadline: 1 February for trips from 1. June 2022, 1 May for trips from 1.September 2022 and 1 November for trips from 1. March 2022

Internships for Foreign Students of Natural and Engineering Sciences as well as Agriculture and Forestry (IAESTE)

DAFI (Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative) undergraduate degree scholarship programme for qualified refugee students in their country of asylum

    B. Graduates

Leadership for Africa (LfA) programme for bachelor’s degree holders who wish to pursue a master’s degree in Germany. The scholarship is open to applicants from Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Sudan. 

Application deadline: Please keep checking the DAAD Kenya page, https://www.daad.or.ke/en/, as well as their social media pages. They'll publicize this info once a new call is announced.

Master’s Programme in German Studies at the University of Nairobi

Application deadline: Please keep checking the DAAD Kenya page, https://www.daad.or.ke/en/, as well as their social media pages. They'll publicize this info once a new call is announced.

Short-term scholarships for African German students (Master thesis)

Application deadline: two calls per year. More details here.

Study scholarships – Master / Postgraduate studies in the field of Architecture 

Application deadline: 30 September 2022

Study scholarships – Postgraduate Studies in the Fields of Visual Arts, Design, Visual Communication and Film

Application deadline: 30 November 2021

Study Scholarships – Postgraduate Studies in the Field of Performing Arts

Application deadline: 30 October 2021

Study Scholarships – Postgraduate studies in the Field of Music

Application deadline: 27 September 2021

Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG)
Application deadline: by the end of July 2022

    C. PhD, Post-Docs and Junior Scientists

Research grants – One-Year Grants for Doctoral Candidates

Application deadline: 29 October 2021

Research grants – short-term grant

Application deadline: 15 October 2021 for research stays from April the following year and 1 April 2021 for research stays from August

Research grants – PhD in Germany

Application deadline: 1 April, and 15 October 2022

Research grants – Bi-national supervised PhD / Cotutelle

Application deadline: 29 October 2021

German Colonial Rule. Scholarship Programme for Cooperative Research

Application deadline: 31 August 2021

Doctoral scholarships by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

    D. Professors and Researchers

Bilateral exchange of Academics

Application deadline: anytime, but not less than 3 months before the start of the intended research stay.

Research stays for University Academics and Scientists

Application deadline: 15 October 2020 for research stays from April 2021 and 1 April 2021 for research stays from August 2021.

    E. Alumni

Re-invitations for former Postgraduate Course Scholarship Holders

    F. In-Country / In-Region Programme

Master or PhD Scholarships at different universities and research institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa 

    G. Others

Erasmus+ Programme. Click here to view a guide with more information on this programme.

Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) in Germany 

DLR-DAAD Research Fellowship Programme

International Couching Courses (ITK) by Leipzig University for postgraduate coaches and physical education teachers from developing countries

International German Athletics Association (DLV) Track & Field Coaching Course 2022

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