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The Call for the Leadership for Africa Scholarship Programme is out!

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The scholarship programme “Leadership for Africa” (LfA) aims to support the academic qualification and advancement of young refugees and national scholars from Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Uganda at higher education institutions in Germany.

In times of conflicts and displacement in various African countries, this programme intends to contribute to the education of future leaders, who will be essential for the further development of their home countries. “Leadership for Africa” offers scholarships for Master studies in Germany to qualified applicants in all fields of study except for medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, law, fine arts and architecture. All “Leadership for Africa” scholarship holders benefit from a complementary training programme in good governance, civil society, and career development. The mandatory programme must be completed in addition to the regular studies.

Who can apply?

The programme targets two groups:
1) Highly qualified refugees who hold refugee status and fulfil the necessary qualifications for Master’s studies in Germany.
Applicants must fulfil the following conditions:

  • Holding refugee status in their host countries, being granted before 2nd of April, 2023
  • Country of asylum must be either Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, or Uganda
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree at the time of application

2) Highly qualified graduates from Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, or Uganda who fulfil the necessary qualifications for Master’s studies in Germany.
Applicants must fulfil the following conditions:

  • Citizenship of either Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, or Uganda
  • Country of residence is Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, or Uganda
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree at the time of application

The application deadline is June 7th, 2024.

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