DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Full Masters Scholarships

Candidates wishing to pursue Masters level education in the areas of politics, law, business and administration are invited to apply for the DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme scholarship that will cover all the costs associated with the studies. The deadline is on Saturday 31st July 2021.

With the Helmut-Schmidt-Programme, the DAAD strives to contribute to promoting good governance and civil society structures in developing and emerging countries.

The aim of the programme is to further qualify future leaders from the areas of politics, law, business and administration and to prepare them for their future professional activities in a practice-oriented manner. 

The programme is open for future leaders who would like to become actively involved in further social and economic development in their home countries and regions. It is addressed at young graduates, as well as junior managers with job experience. 

Highly qualified graduates from developing and emerging countries who have obtained their first higher education degree in the subject areas of political and social studies, economics and business administration, legal and administrative sciences are eligible to apply. 

The programme provides a monthly scholarship of €861, health insurance, travel allowance, rent subsidies, family supplements, and a study and research grant. All applications must be submitted in English or German.

The deadline is on Saturday 31st July 2021. 


Main Criteria

  • A letter of motivation 
  • A gap-free curriculum vitae 
  • Copies of the higher education degree certificates 
  • Copy of your transcript of records including grading system
  • Recent language certificates (for German and/or English)
  • A recently written letter of reference

Find out more now. 

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Western Union Foundation Fellowship For Entrepreneurs And Community Leaders

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