KAAD Germany Fellowship Program for 2022/2023 Intake – Masters & Ph.D. for Developing Countries

KAAD Germany Fellowship Program application for the 2022/2023 Intake is open, this scholarship is offered by KAAD in partnership with countries in the regions listed below to offer the KAAD scholarship opportunities to citizens with an interest in research.

KAAD Germany Fellowship Program

Applications for KAAD Germany Fellowship Programme are usually submitted through these regions (Partner Committees). Meanwhile, there are unusual cases whereby applications from other countries can be considered.

About KAAD Germany Fellowship Program

KAAD Germany Fellowship Programme is targeted towards post-graduate students who are currently residing in their home countries and has already gained professional experience, these students must also be interested in research or postgraduate studies in Germany.

KAAD Germany Fellowship Programme is offered by regional partner committees, staffed by university professors and church representatives. Application documents are submitted to the committee of the applicant’s home country.

Summary of KAAD Germany Fellowship Program

  • Application Deadline for KAAD Germany Fellowship Program: For the September academic session, the deadline is 30th June 2022
  • Duration: The full duration of program
  • KAAD Germany Fellowship Programme is Offered annually
  • Eligible Countries: All countries in the following region; Africa, Asia, the Middle East, or Latin America. African countries include Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.
  • Study in: Germany. However, there is likely a chance for Master-scholarships at local universities.
  • Eligible Field of Study: The selection board of this scholarship program often give preference to courses and subjects they consider significant for the home country of the applicant.
  • Type of program: Masters and PhD
  • Number of Scholarships: Not specified
  • Worth of KAAD Germany Fellowship Programme: Successful Applicants receive assistance from KAAD over their Visa modalities. Airfare to and fro Germany is also paid for and recipient are trained in the German language before the commencement of their studies

How to Apply for KAAD Germany Fellowship 2022/2023

Eligible Graduates who are interested in applying for KAAD Germany Fellowship Programme:

  • Should visit the online application portal at: https://www.kaad-application.de/ to fill an online questionnaire located on the application webpage
  • Once the webpage is accessed, you will be required to fill in your name, and surname with other personal information in the boxes provided
  • After filling the questionnaire correctly, ensure you read through the privacy policy at the bottom left of the page
  • Then click the box beneath the privacy policy statement to confirm that you have read through and agree to it
  • Once that is done, you simply click the send icon to submit the questionnaire

We recommend you visit the link below to  read the FAQs for detailed information about application requirements and procedures: http://wordpress.p272192.webspaceconfig.de/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/FAQs-Afrika-Referat-formatiert.pdf

Scholarship Webpage:

Visit Scholarship Webpage below for more details: http://www.kaad.de/en/stipendien/stipendienprogramm-s1/u

Eligibility Criteria for KAAD Germany Fellowship Program

In other to be eligible for KAAD Germany Fellowship, candidates must:

  • Candidates must come from a developing or emerging country in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, or Latin America and are currently living there
  • Possess a university degree as well as needed professional experience from their home country
  • An applicant must desire to acquire a master’s or Ph.D. degree at a German university or do a post-doctoral research project (2-6 months for established university lecturers) at a German university
  • Must be Catholic Christian. Also, Candidates from other religions can apply if they are proposed by Catholic partners and can prove their commitment to interreligious dialogue
  • An applicant must possess German language skills before starting the studies (KAAD can provide a language course of max. 6 months in Germany)

Selection Criteria

There is a high preference for Catholic applicants as KAAD’s mission is to offer scholarships primarily to lay members of the Catholic Church.

The program accepts a limited number of  Protestant Christians, Orthodox Christians (especially from Ethiopia), and Muslims. Best of Luck!



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