Fully Funded DAAD Scholarship 2024: How to Apply for German Government DAAD Scholarships

The German Government DAAD Scholarships offer an incredible opportunity for foreign graduates from development and newly industrialized countries to pursue postgraduate or Master’s degrees at state- or state-recognized German universities. In exceptional cases, applicants can also pursue doctoral degrees. These scholarships aim to foster the development of specialists from all disciplines, with a focus on sustainable development.

🌍 Scholarship Summary

  • Host Country: Germany
  • Study Abroad: Study in Europe
  • Category: Postgraduate Scholarships | Master’s Scholarships | PhD Scholarships
  • Eligible Countries: All Countries
  • Reward:
    • Full Scholarship
    • Accommodation
    • Monthly Stipend (1,200 Euros)
    • Airfare Allowance
  • Deadline: Varies By Courses

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🎓 About the DAAD Scholarships

With a focus on development-oriented postgraduate study programmes, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from developing and newly industrialized countries. These well-trained local experts, connected with international partners, play a crucial role in the sustainable development of their countries, ensuring better futures with reduced poverty, increased education, and improved health for all.

📚 Available Courses

  • Economic Sciences/Business Administration/Political Economics
  • Development Cooperation
  • Engineering and Related Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Regional and Urban Planning
  • Agricultural and Forest Sciences
  • Natural and Environmental Sciences
  • Medicine and Public Health
  • Social Sciences, Education and Law
  • Media Studies

📋 Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the 2024 German Government DAAD Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Work for a public authority, state, or private company in a developing country, engaged in planning and executing development policies in technological, economic, or social areas.
  2. Hold a Bachelor’s degree (normally four years) in a related subject.
  3. Have completed an academic degree with excellent results (upper third) and at least two years of professional experience in a related field post-Bachelor’s.
  4. Have obtained their last academic degree no more than six years prior.
  5. Not have resided in Germany for longer than 15 months by the application deadline.

💼 Benefits

  • Monthly payments of 934 euros for graduates or 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates
  • Health, accident, and personal liability insurance coverage
  • Travel allowance (unless covered by home country or another funding source)

📑 Required Documents

To apply, candidates must submit the following documents:

  1. Completed and signed checklist
  2. DAAD application form “Application for a research/study scholarship” (type or clearly print answers)
  3. Curriculum vitae in reverse chronological order (use the Europass template)
  4. One Letter of Motivation detailing academic, professional, and personal reasons for applying
  5. Certificate(s) of Employment showing at least two years of relevant work experience post-Bachelor’s
  6. Proof of Language Skills:
    • English: IELTS or TOEFL (institutional TOEFL not accepted)
    • German: Required for courses taught in German
  7. Copies of higher education degree certificates
  8. Full set of transcript of records
  9. APS Certificate for applicants from the People’s Republic of China

📥 How to Apply

To apply for the 2024 German Government DAAD Scholarships, CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Best wishes on your application!

🗓 Deadline: Varies By Courses

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