Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM 2024 for young Ghanaian professionals.

April 26, 2024

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Bursary Description

Applications are now open for the 2024 Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM, Since 2001 the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung supports the international exchange of students and young vocationally qualified people by awarding the Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM. The program enables both young people from Baden-Württemberg to spend some time abroad and invites foreign scholarship holders to get to know Baden-Württemberg.

Through the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK Ghana), the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung will support up to five young professionals from Ghana per year.

Young, aspiring people who are working in manufacturing, craft or service sectors can apply for a scholarship to live and work in Germany in the state of Baden-Württemberg for up to six months. The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce (AHK Ghana) serves as the point of contact for both Ghanaian companies and their young, qualified staff who are interested in the scholarship.

The program targets young professionals, seeking to grow their expertise, learn new skills and work with technologies in advanced markets.

Young professionals from Ghana will apply their newly acquired skills in their local companies, after completing a 6 months-placement at related companies in Germany. It offers exciting insights into the manner of working, business structures and management concepts of related industries in the Southwest of Germany. This exchange program will facilitate business to business (B2B) relations between the local company and the placement company in Germany.


  • Applicants must have a valid Ghanaian passport
  • Applicants should have at least A1 German Language degree or should be willing to acquire these basic skills before going abroad
  • Applicants must be fully employed and endorsed by their employer


  1. Basic scholarship to cover travel expenses, food and accommodation: €1,400 per month
  2. Support at Visa application process
  3. Allowance for a Basic German Language course

Mr. Bismark Ashiagbenu

Project Manager
BWS Scholarship
Technical Vocational Education & Training (TVET)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM