Germany, renowned for its academic excellence and commitment to international education, opens its doors once again to aspiring scholars from developing countries through the DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Scholarships (EPOS) for the academic year 2024/2025.
This prestigious scholarship program, fully funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), aims to support talented individuals in pursuing postgraduate studies at state or state-recognized universities in Germany.
Overview of the Scholarship
The DAAD EPOS scholarships are tailored to foreign students from developing and newly industrialized countries, offering them the opportunity to pursue Master’s or PhD degrees in various fields. With a focus on development-oriented study programs, the DAAD strives to nurture specialists who will contribute to the sustainable development of their home countries.
Candidates eligible to apply for the DAAD EPOS scholarships include graduates with a minimum of two years’ professional experience from developing countries. The scholarship covers a wide range of postgraduate courses listed on the “List of all Postgraduate courses with application deadlines 2024/25” in Germany.
Successful applicants will receive comprehensive support, including:
- Monthly stipends of 861 euros for Master’s degree candidates and 1,200 euros for doctoral candidates.
- Payments towards health, accident, and personal liability insurance coverage.
- Travel allowance, unless expenses are covered by the home country or other funding sources.
Additionally, under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive additional benefits such as monthly rent subsidies and allowances for accompanying family members.
Applicants are advised to carefully review the specific application requirements outlined on the official website. By selecting their status and country of origin, candidates can access the necessary information to complete their application. It is recommended to consult the EPOS brochure 2024/2025 for detailed guidance before proceeding with the application.
The application deadline varies depending on the chosen postgraduate course, so candidates are urged to visit the official website for further details and specific deadlines.
The DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Scholarships serve as a testament to Germany’s commitment to fostering global talent and promoting sustainable development worldwide. Through this esteemed program, aspiring scholars from developing countries are provided with the opportunity to pursue advanced studies in Germany, equipping them with the skills and knowledge to become agents of positive change in their communities and beyond.
The DAAD EPOS scholarships exemplify the spirit of international cooperation and academic excellence, empowering individuals to contribute meaningfully to the global landscape of higher education and development.