The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) a publicly funded, self-governing organisation of the institutions of higher learning in Germany, promotes international academic exchange as well as educational co-operation withdeveloping countries through a variety of funding and scholarship programmes. DAAD cooperates with ANSTI by offering a number of in-region scholarships to African Students for Postgraduate – Masters and Ph.D degrees.
Participants in the programme must be from ANSTI member institutions and may not exceed the age limit of 36 years by date of nomination. Applicants may not apply for studies in their home countries.Fellowships, which cover fees, subsistence and international travel, are awarded to staff of ANSTI member institutions for postgraduate studies (M.Sc. or Ph.D) at African universities for staff development.
Fellowships are awarded to sub-Saharan African nationals for studies outside the applicants’ home countries.
Applicants must also meet the following criteria:
- Applicants must hold a good bachelors degree (at least 2nd class upper division).
- Applicants must obtain official admission to the host university prior to his/her application for the fellowship
Scholarship Cover fees, subsistence and international travel
The initial award of the fellowships covers one year. Extension is possible up to two years for Masters courses or more for Ph.D studies upon successful completion of previous year.
The member of ANSTI member institutions and Sub-Saharan African nations: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (DRC-Kinshasa), Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland , Tanzania ,Togo, Uganda and Zambia
Application Deadline: 31st May 2014
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