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Scholarships

DAAD EPOS Scholarship

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers highly qualified applicants a limited number of scholarships. The current call for applications and necessary application documents for the scholarship for an EPOS study program can be found on the DAAD’s website.

Application deadline: September 30th of the year preceding the year of enrollment!

Who can apply?
Graduates with at least two years of professional experience

Duration of funding
24 months

Admission Requirements

  • Candidates fulfill the necessary academic requirements and can be expected to successfully complete a study program in Germany (above-average result for the first academic exam – top performance, language skills)
  • Candidates have a Bachelor’s degree (usually a four-year course) in an appropriate subject
  • Candidates have at least two years of professional experience
  • Candidates can prove their motivation is development-related and be expected to take on social responsibility and initiate and support processes of change in their personal and professional environment after their training/scholarship

How to apply
Applications must be submitted as hard copies via post by September 30 (date of receipt) to:
Ms. Ute Hecke
Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT)
TH Köln (University of Applied Sciences)
Betzdorfer Straße 2
50679 Cologne
Germany

IMPORTANT:
Copies of degree certificates and transcripts must be certified!

In addition to the documents required by the DAAD, you must hand in the following documents:

– a letter of motivation explaining:

  • Personal understanding of Natural Resources Management and Development (One Sentence)
  • Motivation to apply in relation to your previous experiences/education (One Paragraph)
  • Motivation to apply in relation to your future aspirations / preferred occupation in line with the specialization the NRM program offers (One Paragraph)
  • Name three main benefits you expect to gain from the program (List)
  • Name three main contributions you could make to the program (List)
  • Five arguments of personal characteristics. Why you should be selected according to your view (List)

– a research idea related to the master’s program (2 pages)

  • The subject and content of the research idea should be in line with the course content of the master’s program Natural Resources Management and Development
  • The subject must be of importance in the current scientific discussion
  • It should be written scientifically correct (e.g. structure, citation, data quality, sources, consistency)

Q&A Chat – 16.08.22

for DAAD scholarship applicants

When: August 16, 2022
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Time Zone: German time

We invite you to join our Zoom Chat for a Questions & Answers session addressing potential DAAD scholarship applicants (foreign applicants from DAC list countries) for the master programs REM, NRM, and IWRM.

Target group: Foreign applicants from DAC list countries with a bachelor’s degree, who wish to apply by 30.09.2022 to DAAD EPOS Scholarship in one of the three Master Programs (REM, NRM, or IWRM).

You will be able to enter the Zoom chat room via the following link:

https://th-koeln.zoom.us/j/84773785402
Meeting ID: 847 7378 5402
Passcode: ITTadvice

In advance, you can test your system (camera and microphone) here: https://zoom.us/test

Examination regulations

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DAAD