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University of Hohenheim AgEcon Scholarships for Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 1st December 2018

University of Hohenheim AgEcon Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the University of Hohenheim AgEcon Scholarships for Developing Countries. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

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University of Hohenheim AgEcon Scholarship Details and FAQs

These scholarships are provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) under its special initiative “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses” (EPOS).

The DAAD initiative aims at providing academically educated young professionals from developing countries with further specialized studies. The typical scholarship holder will come either from a public authority or state or private company in a developing country and as such be engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with emphasis on development policy.

A limited number of scholarships are available for outstanding AgEcon candidates from developing countries.

When is the application deadline?

1st December 2018

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

Developing Countries

In which host country will the awardees be studying?


What is the category of this opportunity?

Masters, PhD

What are the selection criteria?

The selection for the DAAD scholarships is highly competitive. Only developing country nationals with at least four years of full-time university education and an outstanding Bachelor’s degree can apply.

In addition to the general AgEcon entry requirements, scholarship applicants need to prove a minimum of two years of relevant professional experience.

The graduation from university should not be longer than 6 years ago.

What are the benefits of the award?

DAAD scholars will receive a monthly stipend of EUR 750 over the two-year AgEcon program period and will do a two-months intensive German language course before the program starts. The German language course is an integral part of the DAAD initiative. It takes place in the months of August and September at the Language Center of the University of Hohenheim.

How to Apply for the University of Hohenheim AgEcon Scholarship

Please note that Teaching and research at a university or another research institute are not considered professional experience by the DAAD (exception: PhD postgraduate courses).

  • Download, fill and sign the official  DAAD application form and make sure to prepare all required documents as described on the programme webpage (see Link below)

Programme Webpage

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