DAAD Scholarships for the Master of Research and Public Policy 2018/19
The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is an independent, non-partisan pan-African not-for-profit organization working to enhance research excellence in governance and public policy that contributes to the overall wellbeing of women and men.
In its Higher Education Program, PASGR works with thirteen universities across seven African countries to implement a collaborative Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) programme. Seven of the universities are located in East Africa:
University of Nairobi; Maseno University; Egerton University; Uganda Christian University; Uganda Martyrs University; University of Dar es Salaam; and Mzumbe University.
Eligible candidates must be citizens of a country in sub-Saharan Africa, admitted to study the Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) program at any of the universities listed above. Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s and / or Master’s degree qualification with at least a second class honors upper division from any accredited university. The last university degree must have been completed less than six years ago at the time of application.
Note: Potential candidates who are not enrolled in the program are advised to contact any of the universities listed above directly for admission first. Prospective students may request admission at a university within or outside their home country.
Fully filled and signed PASGR Scholarship Application Form;
Signed curriculum vitae scanned in PDF. Please use the Europass CV template: http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu
Certified scanned PDF copies of all university degree certificates;
Certified scanned PDF copies of all university transcripts;
Proof of admission to the Master of Research and Public Policy, which may be a temporary admission letter including fee structure of the course (scanned PDF copy);
Letter of motivation (maximum 2 pages in PDF);
Academic reference from senior lecturer and proof of employment if applicable (scanned PDF copy); and,
A signed and scanned copy of this document: DAAD Scholars information sheet 2018