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

Who can apply?

Excellently qualified academic staff of higher learning institutions and of public Kenyan research institutions.

What can be funded?

PhD studies:
  • individual projects under the supervision of a university teacher or academic advisor
OR
  • participation in a structured doctoral study programme

Duration of the funding

Generally, up to 45 months

Value

  • 6 months preparatory German language course (fulltime) including accommodation and pocket money
  • co-financed monthly scholarship instalment
  • Reimbursement of travel costs through 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

Selection is done by a bi-national committee trough personal interviews of the candidates in Nairobi, Kenya. Selection criteria are, amongst others, general academic performance as well as a convincing and detailed proposal, discussed and agreed with the German supervisor, a convincing motivation for the chosen degree course respectively.

Date of the selection meeting: December 2019 (exact dates to be announced)

W celu złożenia aplikacji proszę wybrać status i kraj docelowy.

Brak statusu i/lub kraju decelowego na liście wyboru?Jeśli Państwa status i/lub kraj docelowy nie jest wymieniony na liście wyboru, nie mogą się Państwo ubiegać o stypendium w ramach tego programu. W celu wyświetlenia tylko tych stypendiów, o które mogą się Państwo ubiegać, proszę wybrać na stronie z listą wyników swój status i kraj docelowy (lewa kolumna).