Konrad Adenauer Foundation Master’s and PhD Scholarship in Germany

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation offers scholarships to international students from Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, and Ethiopia, enabling them to pursue studies at any of the 400 universities in Germany. This scholarship initiative targets international students and graduates with a university degree, supporting their endeavors in postgraduate or master’s studies, doctoral programs, or research fellowships lasting a minimum of three semesters at a German university.

Brief Description:

  • University/Organization: Konrad Adenauer Foundation
  • Course Level: Master’s and PhD
  • Award: Financial support, access to an international network, seminar program, and personal mentoring
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Closing Date for Applications: January 15th, 2024
  • Nationality: International students from Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, and Ethiopia
  • Location: Over 400 universities in Germany

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Any subject offered by the university
  • Admissible Criteria:
    • Hold a university degree
    • Demonstrate above-average academic performance
    • Age limit of 35 when applying
    • Proficient in German language (B1 or B2 level)
    • Actively engaged in voluntary work
    • Plan to study a minimum of 4 semesters at a university in Germany
    • Possess a broad general education and a distinct interest in political issues
    • Have a positive attitude towards democracy and human rights
    • Open to developing personal points of view and practicing tolerance
    • Highly motivated and able to articulate life goals.

How to Apply:

  • Send a complete application to [email protected]
  • Supporting Documents:
    • CV including details about previous voluntary work or social commitment
    • Motivation letter
    • Copies of examination certificates in German translation (if not in English)
    • Copies of study performance records (if studied at a German university)
    • Proof of German language skills (B2)
    • Academic letter of recommendation
    • Letter of recommendation concerning the applicant’s personality
    • Proof of voluntary work (if available)
    • Certificate of admission or matriculation from the German university (if available)


  • Standard funding periods of two years (Master) and three years (PhD)
  • Monthly scholarship
  • Access to a worldwide network of over 14,000 alumni
  • Broad seminar program
  • Personal mentoring

Apply Now: Don’t miss the opportunity to pursue your Master’s or PhD studies in Germany with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Scholarship. Apply now by sending your complete application to [email protected].

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