The Leadership for Africa Scholarship programme is for:

  • Highly qualified refugees who hold refugee status and fulfil the necessary qualifications for Master studies in Germany and the requirements in the call for applications.
  • Highly qualified graduates from Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger or Senegal who fulfil the necessary qualifications for Master studies in Germany and the requirements in the call for applications.

Applicants must fulfil the following conditions:

  • Citizenship of either Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger or Senegal
  • Country of residence Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger or Senegal
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree

After being granted a place in the scholarship programme, they apply directly to their desired study programmes at German Institutes of Higher Education.

The scholarship includes:

  • Language course (2-6 months) in Germany before the start of the university studies
  • Tuition-free M.A. or M.Sc. degree programme at a public or state-recognized university in Germany starting in the winter term 2023 (September/October 2023)

Details of the scholarship application procedure can be found here.

Application Deadline: 30th June 2022 (for scholarship in 2023).