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Funding Opportunities For 2021

Scholarship

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16.10.2020 - Article

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 2020

Study trips for groups of Foreign Students to Germany

Application deadline: 1 February for trips from 1. June 2021, 1 May for trips from 1.September 2021 and 1 November for trips from 1. March 2021

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: 23 October 2020

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

Application deadline: 4 May 2020

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

Application deadline: 15 October 2020

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

Application deadline: 30 September 2020

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

Application deadline: 30 November 2020

Study Scholarships – Postgraduate Studies in the Field of Performing Arts

Application deadline: 30 October 2020

Study Scholarships – Postgraduate studies in the Field of Music

Application deadline: 1 October 2020


    C. PhD, Post-Docs and Junior Scientists

Research grants – One-Year Grants for Doctoral Candidates

Application deadline: 30 October 2020

Research grants – short-term grant

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

Research grants – PhD in Germany

Application deadline: 30 October 2020

Research grants – Bi-national supervised PhD / Cotutelle

Application deadline: 30 October 2020

Doctoral scholarships by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes


    D. Professors and Researchers

Bilateral exchange of scientists

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

Research stays for Professors and Researchers

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


    E. Alumni

Re-invitation of former scholars

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


    F. In-Country / In-Region Programme

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


    G. Others

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

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