Call for Scholarship Applications, 2020: East & South African-German Centre of Excellence for Educational Research Methodologies and Management (CERM-ESA). Apply by 31 January 2020.

The "In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme" DAAD offers scholarships for Master and PhD studies. The programme is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and aims at university staff in the first line, without neglecting the public sector demand of academically trained personnel.

The target group for scholarships are graduates and postgraduates from SubSahara Africa with a first academic degree if applying for a Master’s programme, or with a Master’s degree if applying for a doctoral programme who want to pursue Master’s or PhD courses in their home country (so called In-Country scholarships) or in another Sub-Sahara African country (so called In-Region scholarships).

It has been agreed upon that DAAD cooperates with CERM-ESA by offering up to 2 In-Country/In-Region Scholarships for PhD studies as well as up to 6 InCountry/In-Region scholarships for Master studies at CERM-ESA for the intake 2020.

Eligible Fields:

The In-Country/ In-Region Scholarship Programme supports studies in subject areas with strong relevance to national development. The scholarships at CERM-ESA are available in the following fields:

  • PhD in Sociology of Education
  • Master of Education in Research

at Moi University Kenya.


The duration

  • of the PhD programme is generally three years (regular period of studies)
  • of the Master programme is generally two years generally starting in September depending on the institution’s start date.

Application Closing Dates:

Application Closing Date at host institution: 31 January 2020
Application Closing Date at DAAD Portal (for pre-selected candidates only): 15 April 2020

>>For more details click here to download Announcement

>>Click here to view the Application Procedure

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