Great opportunity! The German Academic Exchange Service or simply DAAD is now accepting applications from interested individuals around the world to study Master programs at various German Universities. The DAAD Scholarship is awarded to students wishing to study the full-time course and must have at least two (2) years of professional work experience, have earned an Undergraduate degree not more than six years to qualify for the scholarship.
Overview of the scholarship
- All courses are offered under this scholarship scheme but there is an exception to Medicine and other specific courses before applying the applicant’s needs to search the database.
- No age limit for this scholarship but some course mainly stress on the year you last obtained your last degree program.
- The applicant can be in Germany and apply or out of Germany in any part of the world as long as you meet the eligibility criteria.
- Also, international students already studying in various German Universities are eligible to apply.
- The applicant must have at least two (2) years of relevant work experience.
- Have obtained your undergraduate degree not more than six years at the time of application.
- Demonstrate proficiency in Germany if the course is taught in German or English if the course is administered in the English language by providing international English language test scores (IELTS, TOEFL, CAMBRIDGE, etc)
- Must meet the requirement of gaining admission and also the requirement of obtaining a valid German Student Visa set by the German government.
HOW TO APPLY
The basic steps involved in the application process are:
- Download the Scholarship application form from the DAAD website and fil it in completely.
- Completely fill the Europass Specimen form, make your own CV and sign it with your hand using an ink pen.
- Write a motivation letter and sign it.
- So universities may ask for a research proposal if so be willing to provide it.
- Attach the recommendation letter from your institution, if you don’t have it yet request for as it is a requirement.
- Letter of experience from your employer.
- A guarantee letter from your employer stating that upon successful completion of studies you will return home to resume work but is not mandatory.
- English language proficiency test score (IELTS, TOEFL). Each university has its own band score that is accepted so the applicant is required to contact the university they want to apply to.
- German language proficiency for courses taught in German.
- After compiling all of these documents you may now contact the institution of your choice how to apply. Some universities accept online application while some accept online physical documents via mailed (post).