South African-German Centre for Development Research (SA-GER CDR) awards Master and PhD scholarships in the field of Development Studies, Public Administration, Public Policy. Applicants from Sub-Sahara Africa can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarships are designed for those planning a career in the field of Development Studies, Public Administration and Public Policy economic.
Within the framework of cooperating in masters and PhD programmes, the aim of the African Excellence Centre at UWC in Cape Town is to prepare the next generation of leaders to meet the typical economic, social and political berlinchallenges arising from the development process.
Applicants must provide evidence of proficiency in English, both written and spoken. This can be TOEFL test or a similar standard test or a letter from an academic institution.
Study Subject: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters and PhD programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Development Studies, Public Administration, Public Policy.
Scholarship Award: Monthly allowances of 650 Euro plus travel allowances for master candidates and 900 Euro plus travel allowances for PhD candidates.
Scholarship can be taken at: The University of the Western Cape (UWC), Cape Town, South Africa
Eligibility: Applicants should have an outstanding academic record – at least 70% for last degree.
Nationality: Applicants should be from Sub-Sahara Africa.
List of Countries: Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Ghana, Cote ‘lvoire, Gabon, Benin, Mozambique, Senegal, Togo, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Djibouti, Sudan, Burundi, Botswana, Madagascar, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mauritius, Cameroon, DR Congo, Somalia, Nigeria, Gambia, Comoros, Republic of Congo, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must apply within 6 years of having completed their previous degree, which must have been completed at an internationally recognised university.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: Applicants must provide evidence of proficiency in English, both written and spoken. This can be TOEFL test or a similar standard test or a letter from an academic institution.
Supporting Material: The required components for complete application packet are as follows:-
-a letter of application, motivating application
-a copy of passport or ID
-a CV, also indicating relevant work experience as intern or as employee: Please use the europass CV
-an academic transcript from last university
-certified copies of all academic certificates
-an academic reference and if applicable a professional reference.
-MA applicants will have to write a one page paper about 1 of 4 topics given on the website
-PhD applicants have to submit a Research Proposal of their PhD project in line with the focus topics of the Centre given on the website.
Certificates and transcripts that are in another language other than English or Afrikaans must be submitted together with an English translation thereof that has been certified by a Public Notary
How to Apply: All applicants have to fill in an online application form.
Application Deadline: The closing date for application is 15 July, 2016.