DAAD University of Ghana MA & PhD Scholarships at RIPS 2020/2021

DAAD Deadline: 7th February 2020.

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 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 one-year Master of Arts (MA) and four-year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students.

Eligibility – MA

Applicants must have successfully completed generally a three-year/four-year university degree and obtained above average results (minimum of second class upper division)

Applicants must be nationals or permanent residents of a West African country (Inclusive Cameroon).

Documents to be submitted to RIPS:

Email the filled application form with scanned copies of required documents to daadrips@ug.edu.gh or daadscholarship@rips-ug.edu.gh

Eligibility – PhD

Applicants must have successfully completed a Master’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 to qualify for the PhD programme.

Applicants must be nationals or permanent residents of a West African country (Inclusive Cameroon).

Documents to be submitted to RIPS:

Email the filled application form with scanned copies of required documents to daadrips@ug.edu.gh or daadscholarship@rips-ug.edu.gh

Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme. Women and people working in population-related sectors are encouraged to apply.

The Duration

PLEASE FIND HERE THE LINK TO THE FORM FOR THE APPLICATION TO THE DAAD SCHOLARSHIP http://bit.ly/DAAD_SCHOLARSHIP_FORM

DAAD University of Ghana MA & PhD Scholarships at RIPS 2020/2021
DAAD University of Ghana MA & PhD Scholarships at RIPS 2020/2021

Application Process

The application process contains two steps. Please be aware of the two application deadlines.

First step:

Applicants must apply for their studies at Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana. Please take note of deadlines below:

  1. Candidate’s application submitted to RIPS for shortlisting by January 10th, 2020
  2. Shortlisted candidates to be notified about status by January 17th, 2020
  3. Shortlisted candidates to submit their applications via DAAD portal by February 7th, 2020
  4. Scholarship awardees to receive notification by April/May 2020
  5. 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 www.ug.edu.gh

Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana will screen, preselect (according to DAAD selection criteria) and short-list the applicants. DAAD reserves the right of final selection.

Second step:

Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana will provide the shortlisted candidates with the link to the DAAD-Portal. Only the pre-selected candidates will be asked to log into the DAAD portal, register themselves and submit a DAAD application.

Documents to be uploaded on DAAD platform:

Read also: AfOx Visiting Fellows Program 2020 for African Scholars and Researchers (Fully Funded to Oxford University)

For more details visit DAAD Scholarships

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *