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DAAD Scholarship Program 2022 | Fully Funded

DAAD Scholarship Programme In Germany 2022

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Country: Germany
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Application for DAAD  Scholarship Programme In Germany 2022 . The scholarship programme “Leadership for Africa” (LfA) aims to support the academic qualification and advancement of young refugees and national scholars from Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger and Senegal at higher education institutions in Germany.

“Leadership for Africa” offers scholarships for Master studies in Germany to qualified applicants in all fields of study except for Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Arts and Architecture. All “Leadership for Africa” scholarship holders benefit from a complementary training programme in good governance, civil society and career development. The mandatory programme must be completed in addition to the regular studies.

Utility of DAAD Scholarship

  • If necessary : Language Courses (2,4 or 6 months) in Germany before the start of the study course programme which includes the coverage of test fees for a German language Certificate (TestDaF or DSH test), as well as pocket money and accommodation. Participation of a language course is compulsory if the study programme is based in German Languages.
  • Adequate health, accidents, and personal liability insurance in Germany
  • Monthly scholarship rate payments of 861 EURO
  • Additional mandatory training programme LEAD
  • Study Allowance annually.
  • If applicable, monthly rent subsidy and monthly allowance for accompanying family members (spouse and/or children)

Duration of the funding for DAAD Scholarship

Generally, selected candidates will start their German language course in April 2023 and take up their studies at a German institution of higher education by approx. October 1st, 2023. The duration of funding is determined by the standard period of study of the chosen programme. In general, Master’s programme requires two years of full-time study.


The programme targets two groups:
1) Highly qualified refugees who hold refugee status and fulfil the necessary qualifications for Master’s studies in Germany.
Applicants must fulfil the following conditions:

  • Holding refugee status in their host countries, being granted before April 18th, 2022
  • Country of asylum must be either Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger or Senegal
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree at the time of application

2) Highly qualified graduates from Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger or Senegal who fulfil the necessary qualifications for Master’s studies in Germany.
Applicants must fulfil the following conditions:

  • Citizenship of either Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger or Senegal
  • Country of residence is Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger or Senegal
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree at the time of application


  • Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree at the time of application
  • A Bachelor’s degree of at least 2nd class upper division level
  • As a rule, not more than 6 years should have passed since the completion of the last academic degree
  • Good English or good German language skills

Application for DAAD Scholarship

Please note that all documents must be uploaded to the DAAD portal. Incomplete applications will be formally rejected and will be excluded from the application process. If you submit documents in your national language, you must include English or German translations.

Required Documents:

  • Online DAAD application form duly completed
  • Curriculum Vitae containing information about academic career to date, former scholarships, current address and current or previous employ if any (max 3 pages)
  • Letter of Motivation containing a correct description of your academic/professional or personal reasons for the planned study project (1-3 pages)
  • DAAD form “Study course Profile” duly completed (please specify 3 master’s programme). Please be aware that DAAD does not consider your suggestions of master programmes which charge tuition fees.
  • Proof of necessary language skills of desired master programmes.
  • University degrees certificate indicating final grade(s), including transcripts of records for all study years with all individual grades
  • Copies of your passport/national identification card and copies of your passport’s/national identification card’s biodata page and other documents containing information about you and your current residence status
  • For refugees: UNHCR registration or official proof of asylum by authorities

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Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline30 June,2022
Open toInternational Students
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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