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DAAD In-Country/In-Region PhD Scholarships Eastern Africa at Strathmore University, Kenya 2020

DAAD In-Country/In-Region PhD Scholarships Eastern Africa at Strathmore University, Kenya 2020

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in collaboration with the Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL), KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Program (KWTRP) and Strathmore University offering DAAD In-Country/In-Region Ph.D. Scholarships Eastern Africa Kenya 2020.

This scholarship is available to the citizens of a country in Sub-Saharan Africa who have a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree qualification with at least above average results.

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Nice offer for international students to get funding for the PhD study.

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Scholarship Description:

  • Applications Deadline: TBA
  • Course Level: The scholarship is open to pursuing a Ph.D. degree program
  • Study Subject: The scholarship will be awarded in the field of Health Management.
  • Scholarship Award: The winners will receive:
    • The scholarship includes full tuition fees, a monthly stipend at DAAD rates, limited contribution research costs. However, please note that this is not a full scholarship, as DAAD will only provide funding as stated in the scholarship information sheet.
    • The successful applicant will be registered at Strathmore University and supervised by renowned health systems researchers from the university and the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Program.
    • They will also have access to various generic skills training offered by IDEAL
  • Nationality: Citizens of a country in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to 5 scholarships available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Kenya


To be eligible, the applicants must be following all the given criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available to students of a country in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Entrance Requirements: Eligible candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
    • The Scholarship is open to citizens of a country in Sub-Saharan Africa.
    • You must have Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree qualification with at least above average results
    • You should have proof of admission to Strathmore University for the indicated program or official letter assuring admission.
    • Female candidates and candidates from less privileged regions or groups as well as candidates with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
    • Applications for DAAD Ph.D. scholarships at Strathmore University must be in the following program/field of study: Ph.D. in Healthcare Management

Application Procedure:

  • To apply for the scholarship, you first need an admission letter from Strathmore University as the host institution.
    • Applications for these scholarships are will be managed jointly by IDeAL and Strathmore University.
    • Applications should be submitted to Strathmore University no later than Sunday 24th February 2020 at 5.00 pm.
  • To apply for the DAAD 2020 In-Country/In-Region Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies, the following documents should be submitted to the School of Graduate Studies.
    • Strathmore University’s Application form for Graduate Studies. Click below for a copy of the application form.
    • Certified copy of your High School Certificate.
    • Certified copies of all Degree Certificates and Transcript of Records (TOR) in English giving full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained. (Kindly note the copies of the certificates and transcripts must be certified either by the awarding institution or by an advocate of the high court).
    • Two (2) completed Reference Forms of which one must be from a former graduate professors/senior lecturer particularly qualified to attest to the applicant’s qualification for graduate studies. The second reference may be from a professor or employer.
    • Updated Curriculum Vitae. Please use the Europass CV template (http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu)
    • Copy of the National ID or bio page of the Passport.
    • The signed DAAD Information Sheet for Scholars, 2019/2020.
    • A D. research proposal including a detailed work plan (maximum 7000 words).
    • Keep to the word count. Note that plagiarism will be checked. Note that at least one of your proposed supervisor(s) should sign on the cover page of your research proposal.
    • A copy of the research work undertaken at the Master
    • Names of at least two proposed supervisors one of whom one must be a Strathmore University staff member.

How to Apply: To apply for the scholarship, the applicants must submit an online application through the given link: https://www.strathmore.edu/daad-in-country-in-region-phd-scholarships-eastern-africa/

  • Click here to download the Reference Form.
  • Click here to download the Graduate Application Form.
  • Click here to download the DAAD Information Sheet.

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