Kisii University, Kenya invites application from qualified candidates for the award of DAAD Masters & PhD (postgraduate) Scholarship for students from Kenya or a sub-Saharan African country 2018/2019.

Eligible Countries: Kenyans or citizens of a sub Saharan African country.

Course Level: MSc and PhD degrees

Eligibility Criteria: The applicants must meet the following criteria for selection:

  • they must have a minimum of upper second class or first class honours degree in fisheries or in a closely related biological sciences field of study for MSc scholarship.
  • they must have a minimum of an Msc in Fisheries or in a closely related aquatic sciences field with above average grades for PhD Scholarship.
  • The PhD proposals must demonstrate relevance to development, and MUST be free of any plagiarism.
  • The candidates must have had their degree not more than six years ago.
  • Candidates must be Kenyans or citizens of a sub Saharan African country.
  • They must have proof of admission to the desired degree programme.
  • The applicants must fulfil all the DAAD application requirements available in the Kisii University website:
  • Female candidates and candidates from less privileged regions or groups as well as candidates with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Method of Application:

  • Applications accompanied by a CV, required documents outlined in information sheet for scholars both in soft and hard copy should be sent to the coordinator Kisii University – DAAD scholarships Programme, Research and Extension Office, P.O Box 408-40200, Kisii. Email: research[at]
  • Only nominated candidates will be informed to apply for the DAAD Scholarships in the DAAD Portal.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Scholarship Application Deadline: 9th February 2018 at 11:59 pm.

Scholarship Provider: German Academic Exchange Service – DAAD.