BIGSAS/DAAD Graduate School Scholarship for Africans

BIGSAS/DAAD Graduate School Scholarship for Africans: The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS) is pleased to announce the 2021 BIGSAS/DAAD Graduate School Scholarship for Africans. The award is in collaboration with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

BIGSAS provides a centre for creative and innovative doctoral training which considers the inter- and multi-disciplinary research atmosphere of the Africa Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bayreuth. Applicants must be African researchers who are resident in an African country who have contributed to the development of research in Africa.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): BIGSAS

Scholarship to be taken in: Germany

Scholarship Worth: Not specified

Subject Eligibility: Discipline related to African studies

Country Eligibility: African students


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BIGSAS/DAAD Graduate School Scholarship for Africans ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a female African possessing a very good master’s degree or its equivalent
  • The last master’s or equivalent degree must have been obtained within the last six years at the time of nomination by BIGSAS.
  • Not have been resident in Germany for more than fifteen months at the time of nomination for the scholarship.
  • Application must be accompanied by two reports (letters of recommendation) from teaching faculty members at the home universities.
  • Ensure that you use the DAAD template or make sure that the reports cover the points listed in the DAAD template.

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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Applicants for the BIGSAS/DAAD Graduate School Scholarship for Africans 2021 are to submit the required documents provided in English, French or German and must meet the required specifications and must be in PDF file which should not exceed 2MB. Click Here to start application

Require Documents: You will be required to provide the following documents

  • Project Proposal
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Two letters of reference
  • A soft copy of written and graded Master’s or equivalent thesis
  • List of academic publications (if applicable)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Secondary School certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree of equivalent including transcript
  • Written supervisory agreement with a member of BIGSAS

Application Deadline: Closed!

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