Applications are invited for BIGSAS Sandwich Scholarship Programme in Germany in the field of African Studies. African and non-African scholars are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS), funded since 2007 by the German Research Foundation of the Excellence Initiative of the German Federal and State Governments, will admit a limited number of PhD sandwich students from the BIGSAS Partner Universities and all universities that have a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Bayreuth to its doctoral programme.
Location of Study: Germany
Scholarship Type: Scholarships are available to pursue doctoral programme.
Faculty of study: The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies at Bayreuth University brings together outstanding young African and non-African scholars to work jointly in the field of African Studies. It offers a centre of creative and innovative PhD training based on a multi- and cross-disciplinary research
Level of Study: Postgraduate
Scholarship Value: The stay in Bayreuth is connected with a scholarship of monthly EUR 1,200.
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
Applicants must have a very good Master’s Degree in one of the disciplines represented at the Graduate School. Applications may be sent in German, English or French; the working language of BIGSAS is English.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a very good Master’s Degree in one of the disciplines represented at the Graduate School.
English language Requirements: Applications may be sent in German, English or French, the working language of BIGSAS is English.
Nationality: African and non-African scholars are eligible to apply for this scholarship
How to Apply
The mode of application is online.
|Academic Presentation||· Project proposal
(including the aims of the dissertation, a detailed work and time schedule for the project, ten pages at a max. and an abstract of the proposal. Please include your name, page number and an explanation of the file on each page.)· Letter of Motivation
(1 page, explaining why you apply for BIGSAS)· Soft copy of your written Master’s or equivalent thesis· Two letters of reference
(Authors need to be from the applicant’s academic background and mentioned with title and university/institute. Letters have to be signed personally by the authors.)· List of academic publications (if applicable)
|Formal requirements||· Curriculum Vitae
(showing your academic progress and qualification(s) in detail)· Secondary School Graduation Certificate / Higher Education Entrance Certificate· Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent degree including transcript of records
(e.g. Licence ou Maîtrise, a certified copy is requested)· Master’s Degree or equivalent degree including transcript of records
(e.g. DEA or DESS, a certified copy is requested)
28th February 2017