Deadline : June 30, 2020 .
Apply for the KAAD Scholarships in Germany for Developing Countries. The KAAD scholarship program is aimed for eligible students with above-average performance in studies and research and a religious and social commitment (activities) and willingness to inter-religious dialogue.
KAAD is working with focus- and partner countries in different regions. There are so-called Partner Committees in these countries and applications are channeled via them. Applications from other countries can be considered only in exceptional cases
The Catholic Academic Exchange Service (KAAD) is the scholarship institution of the German Catholic Church for post-graduate students and scientists from (developing) countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Near and Middle East, as well as Eastern and Southeastern Europe. KAAD supports his scholars in form of scholarships and educational programs and offers spiritual and personal assistance in view of future multiplying functions students will have in their home countries
Benefits for applicants are as below.
- KAAD supports his scholars in form of scholarships and educational programs and offers spiritual and personal assistance in view of future multiplying functions students will have in their home countries.
To be eligible, you must fulfill the following criteria
- You should come from a developing or emerging country in Africa, Asia, the Middle East or Latin America and are currently living there
- You must have a university degree and professional experience from your home country
- You should want to acquire a master’s degree or a PhD at a German university or do a post-doctoral research project (2-6 months for established university lecturers) at a German university
- You are a Catholic Christian (or general belong to a Christian denomination). Candidates from other religions can apply if they are proposed by Catholic partners and can prove their commitment to interreligious dialogue
- You possess German language skills before starting the studies (KAAD can provide a language course of max. 6 months in Germany).
- Applicants for Master-scholarships should be of the maximum age of 30, while applicants for PhD-scholarships should not be older than 35.
Applicants are expected to have:
- Above-average performance in studies and research
- The orientation of your studies or research towards permanent reintegration in your home region (otherwise the scholarship is turned into a loan),
- Religious and social commitment (activities) and willingness to inter-religious dialogue
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