Applications invited for BIGSAS PhD Scholarships for International Students, Germany, 2014




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The scholarships are presented for pursuing PhD degree level at the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies in Germany by the German Research Foundation and are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the said school. In the focus of this unique structure of creative and innovative training are more than 100 Junior Fellows from 31 African, American, Asian and European countries. The grants are limited in numbers and are worth of EUR 1,200 per month offered for three years. The grant is for international students and is to be taken at Germany.



·        About the eligibility:-

Applicants can apply to BIGSAS if you hold a Master’s or equivalent degree in the Humanities with a very good result and if you plan a PhD project on Africa – regardless of nationality, place of residence, age etc.

·        About the nationality:-

International students can submit an application for the scholarships.

·        About the awards:-

1.     Limited numbers of scholarships are offered.


2.     Scholarships are offered for three years.


3.     BIGSAS offers a limited number of scholarships of EUR 1,200 per month for the period of three years.


4.     The selection procedure is a competitive process which is organised in four major steps:

5.     -Formal check of complete dossiers

6.     -Evaluation of proposed projects by the respective experts

7.     -Personal interview with invited candidates

8.     -Final decision and admission

·        About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-

1.     The mode of applying is online.


2.     The application deadline is October 1, 2013.

For detailed information about the application and the scholarships please visit the link



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