The International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD) offers Decent Work Scholarships for MA students from DAC countries studying toward an MA or MSc in the Faculty of Social Sciences or the Faculty of Organic Sciences at the University of Kassel. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work 40 hours per month in the ICDD on a project of interest and receive a grant of 750€ per month for up to twelve months.
The aim of the scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from DAC countries.
ICDD is an interdisciplinary and international scientific network of excellence with the head office located at the University of Kassel (Germany) and partner universities in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for students studying toward an MA or MSc in the Faculty of Social Sciences or the Faculty of Organic Sciences at the University of Kassel.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of development and/or decent work.
Scholarship Award: Students selected as scholarship holders will have the opportunity to work 40 hours per month in the ICDD on a project of interest and receive a grant of 750€ per month for up to twelve months.
Scholarship can be taken in Germany
Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens of DAC countries and have recognised bachelor degree.
Nationality: Students from DAC countries (Afghanistan, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Armenia, Angola, Kenya, Bolivia, Bangladesh, Tajikistan, Cabo Verde, Benin, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Bhutan, Congo, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Burundi, Egypt, Cambodia, El Salvador, Central African Republic, Georgia, Chad, Ghana, Comoros, Guatemala, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guyana, Djibouti, Honduras, Equatorial Guinea, India, Eritrea, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Kosovo, Gambia, Kyrgyzstan, Guinea, Micronesia, Guinea-Bissau, Moldova, Haiti, Mongolia, Kiribati, Morocco, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Nicaragua, Lesotho, Nigeria, Liberia, Pakistan, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, Malawi, Paraguay, Mali, Philippines, Mauritania, Samoa, Mozambique, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Swaziland, Nepal, Syrian, Arab Republic, Niger, Tokelau, Rwanda, Ukraine, Sao Tome and Principe, Uzbekistan, Senegal, Vietnam, Sierra Leone, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen and Zambia) can apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: In order to be admitted to a postgraduate programme, applicants must have a first degree (a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in a related field of study.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.
How to Apply: Application Requirements and Documents
- Application Data Sheet
- Highly scored BA
- Curriculum Vitae
- Brief statement of interest in the field of development and/or decent work
- Academic or vocational experience in the field of development and/or decent work
- Aa copy of recognised bachelor degree
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 23rd October 2016.