DAAD Re-invitation Program 2021 for former scholarship-holders of the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (DEPOS/AST)

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DAAD Re-invitation Program 2021 for former scholarship-holders of the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (DEPOS/AST)
DAAD Re-invitation Program 2021 for former scholarship-holders of the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (DEPOS/AST)

DAAD Re-invitation Program 2021 for former scholarship-holders of the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (DEPOS/AST)

The DAAD has opened applications for its re-invitation Program 2021 for former scholarship-holders of the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (DEPOS/AST)

Application Deadline: 30th September, 2021

About the Award: The aim of this programme is to enable former scholarship holders of the “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)” to carry out research, working projects in Germany and to maintain contacts as part of DAAD’s global alumni network.

Type: Grant

Eligibility:

Who can apply?

Former DAAD scholarship holders of the “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)” who successfully finished their studies.

What can be funded?

  • Research and projects at state or state-recognised institutions of higher education or non-university research institutes in Germany.
  • Work stay at an institution in business, administration, for former scholarship holders of the “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)” who work outside of the academic sector.
  • A research or work stay can also take place at several host institutions.
  • Funding may only be claimed once within three years.

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To be Taken at (Country): Germany

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • Monthly payments of
    • 2,000 euros for assistant teachers, assistant professors and lecturers
    • 2,150 euros for professors
    • Monthly payments for former scholarship holders who work outside the science sector will be calculated based upon their qualifications accordingly.
  • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding.
  • Other payments cannot be made

Duration of Award:

  • One to three months; the length of the grant is decided by a selection committee and depends on the project in question and the applicant’s work schedule.
  • The grant is non-renewable.

How to Apply: The application occurs online via the DAAD portal.

Application documents

Documents to be uploaded to the DAAD portal:

  • Online application form
  • Full curriculum vitae in tabular form (max. 3 pages)
  • If necessary, list of academic publications
  • Comprehensive statement about research or working project (max. 10 pages)
  • Time schedule and itinerary (host institutions / cooperation partners) of planned research or working visit
  • Letter from host institution confirming academic cooperation, which refers to the applicant’s proposal and guarantees that the project will be supervised and a workplace provided
  • Proof of being a former DAAD scholarship holder within the programme “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses” and a copy of the Master / PhD Diploma.
  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details