Study in Germany: Apply for PAAD-Rwandan PHD Scholarship Program for Rwandan Students 2018

The general aim of the programme is to train young academics and scientists trough funding of Phd degree studies in Germany.

Who can apply?
Excelently qualified academic staff of higher learning institutions.

What can be funded? PhD studies:

individual projects under the supervisionof a univesity teacher or academic advisior
participation in a structured doctoral study programme

Duration of the funding Generally, up to 42 months (3,5 years)

6 months preparatory German language course (fullltime) including accomodation and pocket money co-financed montly scholarship instalment
Reimbursement of travel costs though an adequate travel lump sum that is disbursed after arrival in Germany, during the funding period respectively
study and research allowance
accident,health and personal liability insurance cover
further individual allowances upon application
Selection is done by abi-national communittee trough persoanal interviews of the candidates in kigali,Ruanda. election criteria are, amongst otherst, general academic performance as well as convincing motivation for the chosen degree course respectively.

Application documents
1. To be submitted to the DAAD portal:
CurriculumVitae (use the Europass specimen from at
list of publications,if any
ph.D.proposal (10-15 pages; 1,5 spacing; 2,5cm  space left, 2cm right)
Abstract of the proposal on one page (pleace include name and title of the proposal)
Detailed  work plan for 3 years including time schedule covering the whole period of the scholarship
Confirmation from a German professor stating that he/she  will supervise the appicant for his /her ph.D thesis(in English)
OR Admission/Eligibility letter from structured PhD programme
Master's certificate
Transcript for each year
Bachelor's certificate
Transcripts for each year
A/O-level certivicate

Information and advisory centres 

DAAD Regioinal Office for Africa

Postal adress:
P.O Box 14050-00800
Nairobi, Kenya
Physical Address:
Upper Hill Cliose , 3rd floor, Madison insurance House,
Upper hill, Comunity Atrea,
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 20 27 29 741; 771 444 111,733 929 929