DAAD ( Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst German Academic Exchange Service ) Scholarship. Information Sheet for Scholars, 2018/2019. DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies, Ethiopia, Eastern Africa.

1. DAAD Application requirements

In addition to the specific application requirements of the study programme/course you are applying for, please note the following DAAD application requirements:

a. The last university degree must have been completed less than six years ago at the time of application.
b. Citizenship of a country in Sub-Saharan Africa
c. Bachelor’s and / or Master’s degree qualification with at least above average results
d. Proof of admission to the desired degree course or official letter assuring admission
e. For PhD scholarships: Staff member of a public or private university (or candidate considered for teaching or
research staff recruitment)

2. DAAD Application documents

In addition to the application documents requested by the study programme/course you are applying for, DAAD
requires the following application documents:

a. Filled and signed DAAD Application Form for In-Country/In-Region Scholarships
b. Signed curriculum vitae; please use the Euro pass CV template (http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu)
c. A signed copy of this DAAD Information Sheet for Students
d. Certified copies of all university degree certificates
e. Certified copies of all university transcripts
f. At least temporary admission letter including fee structure of respective course (original or certified copy
only), or an official letter assuring admission
f. For Master candidates only:

  • Letter of motivation (Maximum 2 pages)
    Academic reference from senior lecturer and proof of employment if applicable (original on
    For Ph.D. candidates only:
    Ph.D. research proposal and a detailed work plan (10 to 15 pages); plagiarism will be checked
  • Abstract of the proposal on one page (please include name and title of proposal)
    Recommendation letter by head of department indicating that you are a present or prospects
    of staff and how you will be integrated into the staff development agenda of the university
  • Confirmation of study leave from your university (if applicable)
    Confirmation of teaching release (university staff members only)

Contact Person

Tsegaye Bekele (PhD) ,Professor,  Hawassa University, Wondo Genet College  Forestry and Natural Resources; P.O.Box 128, Shashemene , Ethiopia;

Mobile: +251-911-720447;  Fax:+251-462-110029

Web-link: www.hu.edu.et/cfnr

Applicants must send their application files directly to the Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources not later than February 20, 2018 using the e-mail address: bekele57@yahoo.com . In addition, they may send a complete soft copy to DAAD using the e-mail: applications@daadafrica.org