Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarships for African Students in Germany
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Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarships for African Students in Germany

Germany 15 Jul 2021

ABOUT THE INSTITUTION

Founded in 1386, Universität Heidelberg (Heidelberg University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Heidelberg (population range of
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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

Nonprofit organization
Area
Host Country
Deadline
15 Jul 2021
Study level
Opportunity type
Eligible Countries
This opportunity is destined for all countries
Eligible Region
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Award or Grant Description $$  educational fund

Scholarships make it easier to access education. Therefore, Heidelberg University is granting Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarships in Germany. The bursary is available for the academic year 2021-2022.

The motive of this funding opportunity is to support African students who are going to take part in the master’s degree program at the university.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Africa (primarily from Ghana or another country in West and Central Africa)
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Master’s degree at Heidelberg University in one of the following degree programmes:
  • Sociology
  • Political Science
  • Geography with a focus on Geoinfomatics or Human Geography
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • Candidates must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized university.

Offered Benefits

Heidelberg University will provide the educational fund for students in the following manner:

  • The amount of the program for students is 900 € per month.
  • The award period is generally two semesters. An extension is possible on request and if all requirements are met (academic performance, financial hardship, availability of funds) for a maximum period of 2 semesters.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: To be considered for this award, the applicants are required to complete the online application of the chosen course and enrol themselves in the university. Applicants are required to send the completed application form to [email protected]
  • Supporting Documents: The applicants must submit the following documents at the time of application:
  • Signed application form
  • Current performance records: First university diploma (original certificate) including the final grade as well as an official translation in German or English and if available, an official conversion of the diploma to the German grading system.
  • Proof of application for a university place
  • Curriculum vitae in table form
  • Letter of motivation: if you are applying for a Master’s degree programme in Geography, there need to be a reference to Geoinformatics or Human Geography
  • Recommendation letter from a university instructor in the specific field
  • Proof of citizenship
  • Self-disclosure of revenue and expenditure (part of the application form)
  • Evidence confirming the financial situation (payslip of the parents, own wage slips, etc.)
  • Admission Requirements: Candidates should have to check all the international entry requirements of the university.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants are required to meet the English language requirement of Heidelberg University.

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