The DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme (known as Public Policy and Good Governance) supports future leaders from developing countries (see list of countries), who want to promote democracy and social justice in their home countries. The programme, which is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, offers the chance to acquire a Master’s degree in Master programmes of particular relevance for the social, political and economic development in the students’ countries of origin. In the light of the principles of Good Governance, highly qualified graduates with a first academic degree are being educated in political science, law, economics and administration and prepared for future leading positions in their home countries.
List of Countries Eligible for the Scholarship https://www2.daad.de/medien/deutschland/stipendien/formulare/list_of_countries.pdf
What are the objectives of the programme?
This programme is designed to further qualify future leaders in politics, law, economics and administration according to the principles of good governance and to prepare them in a practice-oriented course for their professional life. Very good graduates with a first university degree get the chance to obtain a master’s degree in disciplines that are of special relevance to the social, political and economic development of their home country. The knowledge and experience acquired in Germany should enable the scholarship holders to later contribute to the establishment of democratically oriented economic and social systems aimed at overcoming social tensions.
With this programme, DAAD intends to support the good governance and civil society structures in selected partner countries and regions.
Who can apply?
The scholarship programme is open to graduates from developing countries (see list of countries) in the field of social sciences, political sciences, law, economics and in public administration.
Target group The programme is open for very well qualified graduates with a first university degree (bachelor or equivalent) who want to actively contribute to the
social and economic development of their home countries or regions. It is offered both for young graduates without professional experience and for
What is fundable?
Due to its blended-learning-concept the following special conditions are laid down to finance the study programme “Analysis and design of social protection systems”:
During the online semester in your home country or another developing country DAAD provides a sur-place-rate of 500 EUR.
Allowances for spouses and/or children are not applicable, as far
as the programme includes study-phases in Germany and in your home country.
The scholarship holders are offered a special tutoring at their host institutions financed by DAAD. Furthermore, the scholars are invited to participate
at different networking events.
DAAD-scholarship holders within the Helmut-Schmidt-Programme are exempted from tuition fees.
Requirements Main DAAD selection criteria:
Applications must be submitted in German or English.
Please indicate that you are applying for the DAAD Helmut-SchmidtProgramme (Master’s scholarships for Public Po-licy and Good Governance).
You are allowed to submit your application for up to two master`s courses listed below.
Fill in the DAAD Application form for Research Grants and Study Scholarships (annex 2) only once making clear which study course is your first and hich is your second priority.
Write a single letter of motivation for both university courses you
choose, justifying your first and second priority choice.
Step three Send the DAAD scholarship form together with the letter of motivation and
accompanied with the necessary documents listed below to the two universities of your choice. Do NOT send it to DAAD.
The necessary documents are:
The application period at all 8 universities lasts from June 1st to July 31st,2020.
Please submit only legible copies of your documents.
Please consider that illegible documents can lead to a formal rejection.
In case your application has been sent to more than two universities or if non-specific priorities are given your application will not be accepted.
Applications sent to the DAAD will not be forwarded to the respective course/university. They become property of the DAAD and will not be returned. The applicant has no right to claim for reimbursement.
In case your application is sent to more than two universities or if non-specific priorities are given your application will not be accepted.
Only complete applications can be accepted.
If you fail to follow the given procedures, you will be excluded from the application process.
Find the Complete Details on DAAD Website Via https://www2.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/?status=&origin=&subjectGrps=&daad=&q=public%20policy&page=1&detail=50026397
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