BIGSAS PhD Scholarships for International Students in Germany, 2014

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German Research Foundation offers PhD scholarships for international students in Germany. Applicants can apply to BIGSAS if they hold a Master’s or equivalent degree in the Humanities with a very good result. Limited numbers of scholarships of EUR 1,200 per month are offered for three years. The PhD students profit from a clearly structured, academic and career-oriented training as well as a genuine expertise in the African studies which has increased continuously since the foundation of the University of Bayreuth. Application should be submitted till October 1, 2013.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies in Germany.
Course Level: The scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies in Germany.
Scholarship Provider: German Research Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility: Applicants can apply to BIGSAS if you hold a Master’s or equivalent degree in the Humanities with a very good result and if you plan a PhD project on Africa – regardless of nationality, place of residence, age etc.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for the  Germany PhDscholarships.

Scholarship Description: The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS) is now in the second phase funded by the German Research Foundation as part of the Excellence Initiative since 2007. In the focus of this unique structure of creative and innovative training are more than 100 Junior Fellows from 31 African, American, Asian and European countries. The PhD students profit from a clearly structured, academic and career-oriented training as well as a genuine expertise in the African studies which has increased continuously since the foundation of the University of Bayreuth. The international network with Partner Universities on the African continent creates even more so excellent conditions for the research of our Junior Fellows.

Number of award (s): Limited number of scholarships are offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for three years.

What does it cover? BIGSAS offers a limited number of scholarships of EUR 1,200 per month for the period of three years.

Selection Criteria: The selection procedure is a competitive process which is organised in four major steps:
-Formal check of complete dossiers
-Evaluation of proposed projects by the respective experts
-Personal interview with invited candidates
-Final decision and admission

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 1, 2013.

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