2020 German Academic Scholarship for MSc and PhD Studies at the University of Ghana is now open and interested applicants are advised to apply.
The Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS) in collaboration with the University of Ghana is welcoming applications from eligible and interested students in the West African sub-region for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)under the 2020 German Academic Scholarship for MSc and PhD Studies.
The students will have the opportunity to study for either their Master of Arts (MA) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in Population Studies at RIPS.
The Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS) is an important institution in English-speaking Africa for the development of population scientist education and for the generation of high-quality population and related research in Ghana and beyond.
The Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS) at the University of Ghana is accepting applications for the award of the 2020/2021 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarships to pursue a Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in Population Studies at RIPS.
RIPS is an important institution in anglophone Africa for the training of population scientists and generation of high-quality research in population and related disciplines in order to provide solutions for solving development challenges in Ghana and beyond.
The DAAD scholarship will cover tuition, stipends, and accommodation for a one-year Master of Arts (MA) and four-year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students.
Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree and obtained a second class lower minimum to qualify for the MA programme or a Master’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 to qualify for the PhD programme.
Applicants must have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application.
Applicants must be nationals or permanent residents of a West African country (Inclusive Cameroon).
Women and people working in population-related sectors are encouraged to apply.
Applications are received online through the admission portal provided. Applicants are required to upload the following documents:
- Undergraduate Certificate
- Undergraduate Transcript
- One-page personal statement
- TOEFL/IELTS examination grades not more than two years at the time of application (if applying as a national or permanent resident of Francophone/Lusophone country)
- Graduate and Undergraduate Certificates
- Graduate and Undergraduate Transcripts
- One-page personal statement
- Research proposal (this must include a research background, proposed research objective(s)/question(s) and methods sections) (3-page maximum, 1.5 line spaced minimum)
- Master’s degree obtained with a Master’s dissertation/thesis written in English (if applying as a national or permanent resident of Francophone/Lusophone country)
TOEFL examination grades not more than two years at the time of application (if applying as a national or permanent resident of Francophone/Lusophone country)
Your admission process will go through the steps below. Please take note of the deadlines.
- Candidate’s application submitted to RIPS for shortlisting by December 15th, 2019
- Shortlisted candidates to be notified about status by January 13th, 2020
- Shortlisted candidates to submit their applications via DAAD portal by February 7th, 2020
- Scholarship awardees to receive notification by April/May 2020
- All shortlisted candidates are to apply to the University of Ghana for admissions when admissions open. Please check the University of Ghana website for more information at http://www.ug.edu.gh
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Ghana/DAAD/RIPS.
Scholarships to be taken at: University of Ghana, West Africa.
Scholarship Type: Full-Funded Scholarship.
Scholarship level: Masters and PhD Scholarships
Slots: Not Stated
Scholarship Value/Worth: Tuition Fee Cover.
Subject Eligibility: Please refer to the official website for details.
Country/Candidate Eligibility: West African Students.
For more details visit Daad Scholarship