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DAAD scholarships at the SA-German Centre for Development Research

Very attractive scholarships are available for fulltime Masters and PhD students in the Institute for Social Development and the School of Government for 2015:
• 4 Master's scholarships of 650 Euro per month for 2 years plus travel allowances
• 2 PhD scholarships of 900 Euro per month for 3 years plus travel allowances


• A Baccalaureus (for MA) or Master's (for PhD) degree in a field relevant for Development Studies or Public Administration

• SA students need an honours degree, other students need the equivalent of a 4 year undergraduate degree

• An outstanding academic record - at least 70% average for your last degree

• You must be from Sub-Saharan Africa

• South African students are encouraged to apply

• Women from Sub Saharan Africa are encouraged to apply

• You should apply within 3 years of having completed your previous degree

• Your last university should be an internationally recognised university

• Work and voluntary experience in your field of interest would be a recommendation

• Proficiency in written and spoken English

More information about required documents and application procedure are available in the Scholarships section and in the respective programme sections of the website!

This is escpecially relevant for PhD students, as they have to write a proposal about one of 8 difffernt topics, given in the PhD section!

Deadline for applications: 31 July 2014

Only electronic applications will be considered

(You can find the link to the application form on the respective programme pages of the website)