DAAD In-Country/In-Region PhD Scholarships 2019 – Eastern Africa

Application Deadline: Sunday 24th February 2019 at 5.00pm.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in collaboration with The Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL), KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) and Strathmore University are pleased to announce that they are offering up to 5  PhD scholarships in Health Management.

We invite highly qualified candidates to apply for these scholarships. Potential candidates are invited to read the application information below and should strictly adhere to the set guidelines while submitting their applications.

Value of Scholarships

  • The scholarship includes full tuition fees, monthly stipend at DAAD rates, limited contribution research costs. However, please note that this is not a full scholarship, as DAAD will only provide funding as stated in the scholarship information sheet.
  • Successful applicant will be registered at Strathmore University and supervised by renowned health systems researchers from the university and the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme. They will also have access to various generic skills training offered by IDeAL

Eligibility

  • The Scholarship is open to citizens of a country in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • You must have Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree qualification with at least above average results
  • You should have proof of admission to Strathmore University for the indicated programme or official letter assuring admission.

Eligible program/field of study:

Applications for DAAD PhD scholarships at Strathmore University must be in the following program/field of study:

  • PhD in Healthcare Management

Relevance to development

PhD proposals must demonstrate relevance to development.

Duration and Commencement

Scholarships are available for up to a maximum of three years. The scholarship will be initially granted for one year and may be extended upon individual application to DAAD

Application Procedure and Deadline

To apply for the scholarship, you first need an admission letter from Strathmore University as the host institution.

Applications for these scholarships are will be managed jointly by IDeAL and Strathmore University.
Applications should be submitted to Strathmore University no later than Sunday 24th February 2019 at 5.00pm.

Application Documents

Submit all the documents listed in the Requirements for Application document and the DAAD information sheet 2019/2020. Please download the requirements document here. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Click here to download the Reference Form.
  • Click here to download the Graduate Application Form.
  • Click here to download the DAAD Information Sheet.

Contact:

Dr. Sam Kinyanjui,
Director, IDeAL and Head of Training, KWRTP
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme.
Tel: +254 709 983000
Email: iddr@kemri-wellcome.org

Prof. Ruth Kiraka,
Dean, School of Graduate Studies,
Strathmore University.
Tel: 0703 034258/497/397
Email: sgsdean@strathmore.edu

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the DAAD In-Country/In-Region PhD Scholarships Eastern Africa

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