The University of Bonn and the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) are delighted to announce that thanks to support from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) they will be offering up to eight fully funded scholarships to students from developing countries for the Joint Master of Science (M.Sc.) programme â€œGeography of Environmental Risks and Human Security.â€
Course Level:Â Masters
Eligible Countries:Â Developing countries
To be taken at (country):Â Germany
Eligibility Criteria:Â Eligible candidates should fulfill the following requirements in addition to the general eligibility criteria for the Masterâ€™s programme:
- Being a candidate from a â€œDeveloping Countryâ€ (according to the classification of the DAAD)
- Having at least two years of practical work experience (e.g. with an NGO, GO, or the private sector) in a field related to the study programme
- Having graduated from the Bachelor no longer than five years ago
- Having completed no other Master in a similar field of studies
- Aiming at a career as a practitioner in a field related to the programme of study
Number of Awardees:Â 8
Value of Scholarship:Â Successful applicants will be funded to cover all expenses directly related to the study programme as well as their cost of living in Bonn.
Duration of Scholarship:Â 24 months
Method of Application:Â
- Students wishing to be considered for these scholarships need to apply for the programme as well by filling the applications forms for the DAAD; acceptance to the former does not guarantee acceptance to the latter.
- The selection process for the EPOS funding among shortlisted candidates will happen between February and April each year.
- Candidates that do not fulfill the EPOS requirements but wish to benefit from financial support during their studies are invited to apply individually and early to other available funding programmes in Germany.
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â 15th January 2019, at 23:59 CET (Central European Time) for Bonn, Germany.
Award Provider:Â DAAD