The programme offers very good graduates with a first university degree (Bachelor or equivalent) the chance to obtain a Master’s degree in disciplines that are of special relevance for the social, political and economic development of their home country.
With the knowledge and experience acquired in Germany the scholarship holders should later contribute to the establishment of democratically devised economic and social systems aimed at overcoming social tensions.
In addition, the training at German institutions of higher education should especially qualify the scholarship holders as partners in political and economic cooperation with Germany.
With this programme, DAAD intends to contribute to the support of Good Governance and civil society structures in selected partner countries and regions.
Who can apply?
The scholarship scheme is open to candidates from Africa, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia as well as from countries in the Middle East.
What is fundable?
DAAD pays a monthly scholarship rate of currently 750 €.
The scholarship also includes contributions to health insurance in Germany.
In addition, DAAD grants an appropriate travel allowance as well as a study and research subsidy and in applicable cases rent subsidies and / or family allowances.
Information about the papers to be submitted is listed on the application form ("Antrag auf ein Forschungs-/Studienstipendium") which can be obtained from (Click here): DAAD, from the diplomatic and consular representations of the Federal Republic of Germany or from the DAAD lecturers, Offices and Information Centres in your home country where you can also submit your application.
For more information and application, visit: Masters Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance
Masters Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance – Master’s Grants