DAAD-Rwandan PhD Scholarship Deadline Extension for Rwandan Students 2018

Rwandan students are hereby informed that there has been DAAD-Rwandan PhD Scholarship Deadline Extension for Rwandan Students 2018, so therefore, there is still opportunity  for more applications to be submitted before the new deadline.

Applications are open for Rwandan PhD Scholarship sponsored jointly by DAAD and the Government of Rwanda.

The general aim of the programme is to train young academics and scientists through funding of PhD degree studies in Germany.The German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD (German: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) is the largest German support organisation in the field of international academic co-operation.

Type: PhD 

To Be Taken At (Country): Germany

Eligible Countries: Rwanda

Value of Award: 

  • 6 months preparatory German language course (fulltime) including accommodation and pocket Money
  • co-financed monthly scholarship instalment
  • Reimbursement of travel costs through an adequate travel lump sum that is disbursed after arrival in Germany, during the funding period respectively
  • study and research allowance
  • accident, health and personal liability insurance cover
  • further individual allowances upon application


  • Excellently qualified academic staff of higher learning institutions.
  • The last qualifying degree should have been obtained not more than six years ago. Candidates should have passed their Bachelor studies with at least “second class upper division”, their Master’s studies with at least B+ (or equivalent).

How to Apply: 

It is important to go through the Application Procedure and Requirements on the Program Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Important Notes: 

Please note that the portal will be opened again in a few days time.
Dont forget to send the application summary generated by the system together with the original recommendation letters to the DAAD Nairobi Office in order to complete your application.

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Application Deadline: 31st January 2018


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