‘Leadership for Africa’ scholarship programme for Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda

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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, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda 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 medicine1, veterinary medicine, dentistry, law, the arts2 and architecture3. 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.

1) With a Degree in Medicine, you can apply for Public Health or Biomedical Master related programmes only. A Master programme in Medicine is not eligible for funding.
2) This includes all types of degree programmes in the fields of design, visual and performing
arts, drama and music. See separate DAAD scholarship offers in the scholarship database.
3) See separate DAAD scholarship offers in the scholarship database.

The deadline for this scholarship programme is now past.

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