Scholarships Merit-based
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

International Joint MSc Programme “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security” Scholarships

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Any
Disciplines
Various benefits
Grant
Japan
Location
15 Dec 2024
Application deadline

About

The main purpose of the two-year Master of Science programme is to provide postgraduate students with detailed knowledge, critical understanding, strategies and the tools required to take an interdisciplinary approach towards environmental risks and human security. 

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Full Funding

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

This Joint Master’s is part of a selected group of international postgraduate degrees that benefits from the EPOS funding scheme offered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). A number of fully-funded scholarships can be offered to students from developing countries for through this scheme.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

The scholarship is worth full funding.

Eligibility

Eligible candidates should fulfil the following requirements in addition to the general eligibility criteria for the Master’s programme:

  • Being a candidate from an eligible developing country (check the list on DAAD website);
  • Having accumulated at least two years of relevant work experience since graduation from the Bachelor’s by the time of application (e.g. with an NGO, GO, or the private sector);
  • Having graduated from the last academic degree no longer than 6 years ago by the time of application;
  • Having completed no other Master’s degree in a similar field of studies;
  • Aiming to pursue a career as a practitioner in the field of development following graduation from the Master’s programme (not in an academic area/not aiming to pursue a PhD);
  • Being ready to commit fully to the Joint Master’s degree in case accepted for the programme and a DAAD EPOS scholarship.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

Japan

Nationality

226 nationalities

Study experience required

Bachelor

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

15 Dec 2024

The selection process for the EPOS funding among shortlisted candidates will happen between February and April each year.

To apply, please read the information below as well as the FAQs thoroughly, submit the online application form, gather the required documents (including the academic writing sample) precisely as explained below, rename the merged application documents’ file as [your last name.your first name].pdf and send your application documents via e-mail.

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