APPLY: 2022 DAAD Master Scholarships for Sub-Saharan African Students

DAAD Master Scholarships for Sub-Saharan African Students

For interested and qualified candidates, applications for the DAAD Master Scholarships for Sub-Saharan African Students Fleeing the War in Ukraine are now open. The DAAD Master Scholarships for Sub-Saharan African Students Fleeing Ukraine’s War are fully funded scholarships available to successful students.

The scholarships cover students’ tuition fees, living stipends for housing, food, and research, as well as a travel allowance to any country where the students’ university is located.

DAAD Master Scholarships for Sub-Saharan African Students Fleeing the War in Ukraine

Table of Contents

  • Scholarship Details
  • Scholarship Requirements
  • Required Documents
  • Method of Application


Scholarship Details

The Scholarship program for Master students from Sub-Saharan Africa fleeing Ukraine’s war is a sub-program of the In-Country/In-Region Scholarship program. The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development funds it, and the German Academic Exchange Service manages it.

The program’s goal is to provide Master’s scholarships to students who are nationals of a Sub-Saharan African country and whose Master’s studies have been interrupted due to the conflict in Ukraine. Scholarship recipients are given the opportunity to further their academic career at a higher education institution in their home country or region (in Sub-Saharan-Africa). Only Sub-Saharan Africa countries are eligible for this scholarship and the Scholarship include Full Scholarship, Tuition fees, Living Stipends , €860 Research Allowance and Travel Expenses.

The scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship holder’s banking account. It includes the following payments:

Item Payment Amount
Tuition Fees
depending on the host university
as charged by the hosting university (maximum 2,500 EUR  for each year within the regular period of study)
Study and Research Allowance
460.00 EUR
Printing Allowance
once towards the end of scholarship
400.00 EUR
Monthly Scholarship (accommodation, food etc.) monthly depending on the country
Travel Allowance (for those who are still in Europa or wish to study outside their home country) once at the beginning (and if necessary, once at the end) the flat rate travel  allowance will be  specified in the letter of award

Category: Masters Scholarships

Deadline: July 4, 2022

Scholarship Requirements for DAAD Master Scholarships for Sub-Saharan African Students Fleeing the War in Ukraine:

To be considered for the DAAD Scholarship, applicants must be students who:

  • started their Master studies in Ukraine, hence had a student status at a recognised Ukrainian higher education institution on 24 February 2022 and fled because of the war;
  • are nationals or permanent residents of a Sub-Saharan country;
  • have successfully completed generally a three-year university degree (e.g. a Bachelor’s  degree) with above average results (at least: Second Class/Lower Division or equivalent, if  applicable);
  • clearly show motivation and strong commitment;
  • have thorough knowledge of the language of instruction;
  • have generally completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time  of application.

Required Documents

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

If you do not have documents such as recommendation letter and/or letter of admission at the time of application, please mention and explain this at an appropriate place in your application.

Method of Application

The applications will be reviewed by the DAAD. Incomplete applications will be denied for formal reasons and are not being included in the review process.

Applications must be submitted via the DAAD portal.

Applications submitted through other channels or to other authorities will not be considered. The DAAD portal closes at 24.00 hrs. Central European Time (CET or CEST) on 4 July 2022.

Click on the link below to commence your application.

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