DAAD (the German Academic Exchange Service) is offering up to seven (7) scholarships, open to young East African academics and scientists, for the academic year 2018/19 to pursue a PhD in Germany. In addition, together with the Government of Kenya, DAAD will offer additional twenty-one (21) scholarships to staff of public and private universities and public research institutes in Kenya to pursue a PhD in Germany.
The scholarships are open to all fields of research. No age limit! The Master’s degree must not be older than 6 years at the time of the application.
Application deadline: 31st October, 2017 via www.funding-guide.de
Among the main requirements is a well developed research proposal (between 10 to 15 pages). In addition, the applicant needs to find a supervisor in Germany or get admission into a structured PhD programme.
For further information, visit DAAD during visiting hours Wednesdays and Thursdays between 9 am and 12 noon, or check website http://nairobi.daad.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Regional Office for Africa
P. O. Box 14050 – 00800 Nairobi, Kenya
Community Bus Stop – Upper Hill Close – Madison Insurance House
Office hours: tuesdays to thursdays
Tel: +254 -733-929 929, -771 444 111, -202 729 741
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