Applications for the German Bundestag Scholarship Program 2024 are now open. Every January, the German Bundestag invites politically and socially committed university graduates from South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda to participate in a scholarship programme in Berlin.
From the programme year 2024, committed young people from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda who are interested in the German parliamentary system and are actively committed to basic democratic values in their home countries will also be able to participate. In a four-week compact programme, up to 16 scholarship holders can get to know the German parliamentary system and political decision-making processes in the German Bundestag at close quarters.
The program takes place annually from January 1 to January 31. The core of the program is a one-week internship in the office of a member of the German Bundestag. For this purpose, knowledge about parliamentary democracy as well as the working methods and function of parliament is imparted in a compact preparation.
In addition, the topics of a plural society, the protection of minorities and the culture of remembrance are addressed as a political mission. A workshop on project management is intended to help develop one’s own project ideas with the aim of promoting democracy and civil society in the respective countries of origin.
Your application should be submitted in German and contain the following scanned documents:
Send the complete online application documents in a PDF document whose file name consists of your last name and first name (i.e. “last name-first name”) by e-mail to the German diplomatic mission in your home country.
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.