Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies for Students from Palestine and Yemen 2020

Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies for Students from Palestine and Yemen 2020

Jordan 31 Aug 2020
DAAD

DAAD

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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

Nonprofit organization
Area
Host Country
Deadline
31 Aug 2020
Study level
Opportunity type
Opportunity funding
Full funding
Eligible Countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

DAAD is offering scholarship for Palestinian and Yemeni graduates to gain a Master's degree at a Jordanian university.  The programme is primarily aimed at highly-qualified university graduates aiming at a university career in their home country. The programme allows students to take Master's degree programmes at a recognised private university in Jordan. Only Yemeni students may study medicine/dentistry.    

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applications are open to candidates already holding an excellent Bachelor's degree and who would like to gain a Master's degree (MA or MSc), primarily in natural sciences or engineering subject areas.
  • Candidates from Yemen wishing to study dentistry must hold a BA degree of at least 80 percent to get an admission at the university.
  •  Applicants must pass the university entrance exams and need to get an admission to a Master course. The entrance exams will take place between April and June in Jordan.
  • No more than 6 years must have passed since the applicants gained the BA or BSc degree.

Language skills:

  • Good knowledge of English (TOEFL iBT Test Result with at least 79 (550) or IELTS with at least 6.5).
  • The test should have been taken no longer than two years before the time of application.
  • Candidates who wish to apply to a Jordanian university should be aware that they have to take the language test a second time in Jordan because Jordanian universities do not accept foreign language tests.
  • The Jordanian universities only accept tests of the British Council or AMIDEAST in Jordan.
  • At some universities an Arabic language test must be taken to be admitted to the final Master exam.

Duration:

Two years for regular study programmes in Jordan and max. three years for programmes in dentistry in Jordan.    

Scholarship Value:

  • Monthly payments of 570 EUR
  • Payments towards health insurance
  • Travel allowance depending on country of origin (530 EUR for the region, 180 EUR for neighbour country)
  • Monthly family allowances for spouses (228 EUR)
  • Tuition fees

About DAAD:

The DAAD is the world’s largest funding organisation for the international exchange of students and researchers. It supports over 100,000 German and international students und researchers around the globe each year – making it the world’s largest funding organisation of its kind. It also promotes internationalisation efforts at German universities, helps developing countries build their own systems of higher education, and supports German Studies and German language programs abroad.

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