German Postgraduate Scholarships for Developing Countries


The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering many postgraduate scholarships to Nigerians graduates, and many others in developing countries.
The scholarship provided by DAAD, if for course(s) offered in several fields and areas of specializations at masters and PhD levels
To be eligible, you should possess:

  • holds at least a four-year Bachelor’s degree, completed with above-average results;
  • received their latest degree no more than six years ago;
  • have at least two years of full-time professional experience gained after the completion of their first university degree;
  • has English test scores that meet the German University requirements.
Eligible groups
Citizens of Developing Countries [in Africa, Asia, Pacific Islands, Central and South America and Central and Eastern Europe (as defined by the DAC List of the OECD)]
Participating Institution(s)
All German Universities (offering postgraduate courses with relevance to developing countries.)
Field(s) of Study
Postgraduate courses in the following areas
Economic Sciences / Business Administration / Political Economics
Development Co-operation
Engineering and Related Sciences
Regional Planning
Agriculture and Forest Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Medicine and Public Health
Veterinary Medicine
Social Sciences and Education and Law
Media Studies
Methods of Application
All applicants must submit a DAAD application form, a hand-signed CV and other supporting documents. DAAD application forms are available from the German Embassies, the DAAD offices abroad, directly from the University or on the DAAD website. Please note that there may be country-specific information. Applications from Cameroon, Nigeria and and Myanmar must be submitted via the German Embassy in those countries.
Apply directly to the chosen study programme. Please be sure to address applications to the postgraduate course directly! Applications sent via e-mail to the DAAD cannot be considered during the selection process.
It is important to carefully read the 2017/2018 Programme Brochure, and also visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply.
Application deadlines depend on chosen study programme; please check scholarship brochure or the website of your chosen study programme as deadlines may vary from university to university. As a general rule, however, the deadline will vary between August to October 2016.
Application deadlines at the German embassies is 31st July every year.
Applications via email will not be accepted. Late applications cannot be considered!
Visit DAAD website here

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