Brot Fuer Die Welt Leadership for Change Scholarships Germany 2024 (Fully Funded)

March 19, 2024

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Brot Fuer Die Welt Leadership for Change Scholarships.

Brot Fuer Die Welt Leadership for Change Scholarships.

Scholarship Description:

Brot Fuer Die Welt Leadership for Change Scholarships Germany 2024 (Fully Funded) is open for International Students, Domestic Students . The scholarship allows Masters, PhD level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at Germany Universities . The deadline of the scholarship is Open .

Brot Fuer Die Welt’s Leadership for Change Scholarships Germany 2024, fully funded and open to both International and Domestic Students, presents a remarkable opportunity for aspiring scholars to pursue Master’s and PhD programs across all subjects at German universities. With financial support covering living expenses, tuition fees, and health insurance, recipients also benefit from mentorship programs and workshops aimed at enhancing their skills and fostering global cooperation. Designed for young leaders committed to social and religious causes, this initiative aims to cultivate a diverse community of experts dedicated to driving positive change in the Global South and Eastern Europe. Applications are ongoing, with a selection committee convening regularly to review submissions. Apply now and be part of this transformative journey.

Degree Level:

Brot Fuer Die Welt Leadership for Change Scholarships Germany 2024 (Fully Funded) is available to undertake Masters, PhD level programs at Germany Universities.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Scholarship Benefits:

Financial Support:

  • You’ll receive a monthly allowance to cover your living expenses, including rent, food, and daily needs.
  • The scholarship also pays for your semester fees, so you don’t have to worry about tuition costs.
  • Plus, they’ll cover your health insurance, ensuring you have peace of mind during your studies.

Mentorship and Support Throughout Your Journey:

  • The program goes beyond just money! They offer a special program to help you connect with other scholars and develop your skills.
  • This includes workshops to introduce you to important topics and specialized seminars focused on development and global cooperation (ecumenism).
  • Best of all, you’ll have a say in shaping this program to fit your needs!

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Eligible Nationalities:

The Leadership for Change program (Germany) provides support to young individuals from the Global South and Eastern Europe who are dedicated to advancing social, religious, and ecumenical causes through three key avenues:

  1. Financial assistance for pursuing postgraduate degrees in Germany (including master’s, doctorate, and exceptional cases of post-doctorate) in thematic areas aligned with Brot für die Welt’s mission.
  2. Supplementary programs focusing on development, religious studies, leadership training, and guidance for executing initiative projects.
  3. Networking opportunities among scholarship recipients, Brot für die Welt, and various civil society networks.

Through their scholarships, Brot für die Welt (BfdW) fosters the growth of a global community of experts dedicated to its mission. These young scholars serve as catalysts for change, reinforcing the societal and developmental contributions of NGOs and churches in the Global South and Eastern Europe.

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship program is designed for young adults from developing countries in Eastern Europe and other regions (often referred to as the Global South). They’re looking for applicants who:

  • Are highly motivated to help others and make a positive social impact (strong social commitment).
  • Show potential to become leaders in their field (leadership potential).
  • Are pursuing a Master’s or PhD degree in Germany, focusing on development policy or theology.

Plus points for some applicants:

If you’re nominated by an organization that works on these issues (like NGOs, churches, or Protestant universities in your region), your application will get a closer look. These organizations might be where you work, hope to work, or volunteer.

Open to everyone!

Even if you aren’t nominated by an organization, don’t worry! Independent applicants can still compete for about a third of the available scholarships.

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Application Procedure:

Personal Requirements:

  • Demonstration of leadership potential and dedication to social or religious causes
  • Citizenship in a country supported by Brot für die Welt, and for theologians, affiliation with one of the member churches of the World Council of Churches
  • Exceptional academic performance exceeding standards Age limit of 40 years

Formal Requirements:

  • Enrollment in a program related to Brot für die Welt’s strategic topics and/or the promotion of ecumenism
  • Fulfillment of admission criteria for the desired degree program in Germany
  • Residency in Germany for no more than 15 months at the intended start of studies (excluding training periods)
  • Submission of a proposal outlining an initiative project to be pursued during the scholarship period

Selection Procedure Information:

  • Applications are accepted continuously throughout the year
  • A committee convenes every 1 to 2 months to review and approve scholarship applications
  • Applicants are encouraged to submit their documents at least 4 months prior to the program’s commencement.