Pusat Informasi Beasiswa has posted a new item, 'KAAD Scholarships for
Developing Countries' Students, Germany'
The KAAD Scholarship Program 1 is addressed to post-graduates and to
academics who already gained professional experience and who are
interested in postgraduate studies (or research stays) in Germany. This
program is administered by regional partner committees, staffed by
university professors and church representatives. Normally documents are
submitted to the committee of the applicants home country.
Who can apply?
For the scholarship programme 1 of KAAD you can apply if you:
come from a developing or emerging country in Africa, Asia, the Middle East or
have a university degree and professional experience from your home country
to acquire a master's degree or a PhD at a German university or do a
post-doctoral research project (2-6 months for established university
lecturers) at a German university
are a Catholic Christian (or
general belong to a Christian denomination). Candidates from other
religions can apply if they are proposed by Catholic partners and can
prove their commitment to interreligious dialogue
possess German language skills before starting the studies (KAAD can provide a
language course of max. 6 months in Germany).
What does KAAD expect from you?
Above-average performance in studies and research
orientation of your studies or research towards permanent reintegration
in your home region (otherwise the scholarship is turned into a loan),
Religious and social commitment (activities) and willingness to inter-religious
KAAD is working with focus- and partner countries in your region. There are
so-called Partner Committees in these countries and applications are channelled
via them. Applications from other countries can be considered only in
For more information about your region, visit the following sites:
Near and Middle East (including North Africa)
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