Looking for Scholarship Opportunities in Germany and in Africa? We have compiled an overview of the main scholarships in Germany and in Africa.

There are several organisations and foundations that offer financial support for studies abroad and in countries of origin for degree courses in Bachelor, Master, Exchange Programmes and PhD/Postdoc programmes. The overview also includes success stories from professionals who have successfully received funding from some of the organisations. Take a look and go through the overview to secure the opportunity now!

DAAD Scholarship Database

DAAD, a German based organisation, is the largest scholarship database for students, graduates and doctoral students in Germany and in countries of origin. Here is an overview of major scholarship courses restricted to certain countries of origin (overview for Kenyan students) for graduate and doctoral students.

For more information about the DAAD scholarships, visit the following link: www.daad.de 

Success Stories: PhD Students who received the DAAD Funding   

KAAD Scholarship Database

The Catholic Academic Exchange Service (KAAD) is an scholarship organisation of the Catholic Church in Germany. The organisation funds students from Africa, Asia, Latin America, Near and Middle East and Eastern Europe.


Success Stories from KAAD Scholarship Scholars

Heinrich Böll Scholarships for International Students

Heinrich Böll Foundation is an organisation with close ties to the German Green Party that offers international students scholarships for undergraduates, graduates and doctoral students. 


The Scholarship of Evangelisches Studienwerk

The Evangelische Studienwerk is a organisation of the Protestant churches in Germany. The organisation currently supports almost 1,500 students and around 300 doctoral candidates from all disciplines at universities and universities of applied sciences.

Scholarships for Students

Scholarship for doctoral students

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)

The Scholarship Programme of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) for students and postgraduate studies in Germany.


Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung(KAS) Scholarships

KAS Foundation awards students, postgraduate and doctoral students from any subject or nationality.


Bayer Foundation Funding Programmes

Here is an overview of funding programmes through the Bayer Foundation and its partners.

>>Bayer Fellowships & Stipends 

Google Europe Students with Disabilities Scholarships

Google offers scholarship programmes to students in the field of computer science enrolled in an accredited university in Europe or Israel.

>>Google Europe Students with Disabilities Scholarship

Success Story from a Google Scholarship Scholar

Jacobs' University Tuition Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate courses

Jacobs University, a private University in Bremen, offers tuition scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. Click here to know more about the financing options within the university.

>>Financing Options at Jacobs University

Success Story from a Jacob's University Scholar


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