2018 DAAD Scholarships for Developing Countries – Apply


The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is calling for International students from developing countries and emerging economies to apply for postgraduate scholarship at Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (BIGS-DR).

The Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (BIGS-DR) is 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.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarships are available for international students from developing countries pursuing doctoral programme.

Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.The funds can range from 5,000 to 20,000 EUR which varies from project to project.

To be eligible for this scholarship, the candidate requires:

  • 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.
  • English Language Requirements: BIGS-DR is conducted in English. We, therefore, require the following English language skills: IELTS certificate (band 6); TOEFL (minimum score: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based); Other English language certificate from a language institution and University waiver that indicates the language of instruction was in English.

Deadline is: 31st August 2018.

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



  • my name is Nigus tarekegn from Ethiopia ,Africa. I have degree in Information technology(IT) and two year experience of work by Network and System administrate in Ethiopian International labour Organization(ILO) institute. I would like to join my master degree in your organization.

  • my name is Negessa Habtamu from Ethiopia ,Africa. I have degree in biology and two year experience of work by researcher in Ethiopian biodiversity institute. I would like to join my master degree in your organization.

  • I am burnet nyirendah from Malawi in Africa I have diploma in environmental science so am pleased to have this information please help me.

  • Iam demeke demessie from ethiopian i have electricity diploma and aircraft tencial diploma still working ethiopian airline i need to lern erotical enginnering pleas selcte me

  • I have 3 work experience in strengthening health system particularly pharmaceuticals area at one of regional state of Ethiopia.I have ms degree in pharmaceuticals supply chain management with pharmacy back ground , iam happy if I got PhD position to get minimum knowledge and skill to lift my country in my area of position.

  • My name is dr mohamud ismail from somaililand greatuted african international university in sudan as MBBS please select me i need specialisty or master degreee thnks

  • Hello!
    I am NDAMUSO MUSHAGALUSA Blandine from Democratic Republic of the Congo. I have finish my bachelor in Ecomics sciences the last year and i’m looking for the opportunity wich will help me to pursue my studies. I will be grateful if you select me.
    Best regards!

  • I’m Dr. Yakubu Musah, completed the University of Ghana Medical School in 2013 with 5 years working experience.
    I would very much grateful if I could get scholarship for residency in Germany.
    Thank you.

  • My name is Maman Bachir Garba Oumatou from Niger. I have a Master in Environnemental Science. I want to continue my studies so i hope that you sélect me.

  • I am desta dojamo from Ethiopia in Africa,so I have First degree in constrction technolgy and mgt but I want to proceed Master program please select me.

  • I am MOHAMMED KADER from Ethiopia in Africa,so I have First degree in economics but I want to proceed Master program please select me.

  • I have the honor to apply for my scholarship listing in your
    prestigious Scholarship Program in Germany with, in
    perspective. Following my university course.

    My passion and my taste for languages, especially language
    in which I was completely immersed during
    many linguistic stays, gave me a broad vision of
    cultures and the desire to learn in order to be able to work in
    supranational institutions. I wish to compare and learn the
    two official languages ​​of Germany: French, since my
    trips allowed me to acquire, then to cultivate, an attraction
    particular for the Anglo-Saxon world.

    I wanted to draw a portrait of my motivations to integrate
    your program, to give substance to my student curriculum and my future
    professional projects.

    In the hope of accepting my request, please accept, Madam
    and sir, my respectful greetings.


    Adoum Elhadj Moussa

  • I am proud of being this notice and prior thanks to the organising committee . Then I am kindly requests you that I am on the way to complete my M.Tech program in Computer Science Engineering with specialisation of Software Engineering. so as to be eligible with your scholarship, i am eagerly waiting for my documents of my M.Tech program with the near future. But yet not known exactly when I have access to that. Its only possible after the Annual convention proposed by November/ 2018. So please provide me the possibilities on how to apply for this scholarship with all other requirements.
    Thanks Indeed.

  • My name is Yoobsan Fikadu. I was graduated from Wollega University, Ethiopia in Veterinary Medicine. And now I’ m working in this university as animal health researcher. I’m happy if I got my masters degree at one of your university. Thank you!.

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