Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Scholarships 2024. (Masters and Doctoral Scholarships in Germany)

January 10, 2024

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Bursary Description

  • Partial Funding
  • Germany Universities
  • Postgraduate, Masters, Fellowship, Research
  • All Subjects
  • International Students
  • Germany
  • 01/15/2024

Scholarship Description:

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Offers Scholarships for Study and Research in Germany

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is pleased to announce scholarships for international students from Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, and Ethiopia, providing unparalleled opportunities to pursue postgraduate or master studies, doctoral programs, or research fellowships at over 400 universities in Germany. The program aims to support aspiring scholars in their academic pursuits, fostering educational growth and international collaboration.

The closing date for applications is January 15th, 2024.

Check out more fully funded scholarships in Germany here.

In addition to financial aid, this esteemed scholarship holders gain access to an extensive international network, an enriching seminar program, and personalized support. We encourage international students and graduates with a university degree to seize this opportunity for academic advancement and commit to completing at least three semesters at a German university. Join us on the path to academic success and global engagement!

Degree Level:

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Scholarships 2024. (Masters and Doctoral Scholarships in Germany) is available to undertake Postgraduate, Masters, Fellowship, Research level programs at Germany Universities.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Scholarship Benefits:

Beyond providing essential financial assistance, this esteemed scholarship holders enjoy unparalleled advantages:

1. Extensive International Network: Access a thriving global network, connecting with over [Specify Number] like-minded individuals worldwide.

2. Enriching Seminar Programme: Engage in a diverse seminar program designed to broaden horizons and foster intellectual growth.

3. Personalized Support: Receive dedicated, one-on-one mentoring to nurture academic and personal development, ensuring a fulfilling educational journey.

Eligible Nationalities:

This scholarship is open to international students from Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia.

Eligibility Criteria:

Are you ready to embark on an enriching academic journey in Germany? KAS is seeking dedicated individuals who fulfill the following criteria:

  • Hold a university degree with a proven track record of exceptional academic performance.
  • Aged no older than 35 at the time of application.
  • Possess a proficient understanding of the German language (B1 or B2 level*).
  • Actively involved in voluntary work with a commitment to community engagement.
  • Intend to pursue a minimum of 4 semesters at a German university.
  • Display a broad educational background and a keen interest in political issues.
  • Embrace democracy and advocate for human rights.
  • Demonstrate an openness to diverse perspectives, practicing tolerance.
  • Showcase motivation and the ability to articulate clear life goals.

German language proficiency (B2 level) is mandatory before commencing studies in Germany. In exceptional cases, we offer financial support for German language courses as preparation for your academic journey.

Standard funding periods encompass two years for Master’s studies and three years for PhD programs. In addition to the monthly scholarship, scholars gain access to a vast network of over 14,000 alumni, an extensive seminar program, and receive personalized mentoring.


Complete applications must reach us by January 15th, 2024 via [email protected]. Don’t miss this opportunity to shape your academic future in Germany!

Application Procedure:

Here are the essential documents required for Master’s and PhD applicants:

Master students

Please download and fill out the application form and attach the following documents:

  • A meaningful CV including details about your previous voluntary work or social commitment.
  • Motivation letter.
  • Copies of your examination certificates in German translation if the originals are not in English.
  • Copies of your studies performance records if you have been studying at a University in Germany.
  • Proof of German language skills (B2).
  • An academic letter of recommendation: This letter should provide information about your academic qualifications and potential; it should not be older than two months. The author has to be a university professor or teacher holding a doctoral degree.
  • A letter of recommendation concerning the applicant’s personality: This letter should focus on your personality and interests as well as your values and social commitment. The author cannot be the same as the one providing the academic letter of recommendation.
  • A proof of your voluntary work, if available.
  • A certificate of admission or matriculation from your university in Germany, if available.

PhD students

If you are applying for a PhD-Scholarship, please include additionally the following documents:

  • A detailed description of your doctoral thesis: This exposé, written in German or English (4-5 pages), should outline the central research question of your proposed project, its scientific relevance, your theoretical approach and the motives behind your choice of the research subject. It should also contain a work and time schedule and a bibliography.
  • A second academic letter of recommendation: This second letter should be written by the supervisor of your doctoral thesis, providing you already have one. It replaces the letter of recommendation concerning the applicant’s personality.
  • A written confirmation from the intended faculty or department stating that the admission to the doctoral program is unconditional, if already available.

These documents are crucial for your application process. For more information and the English announcement in PDF format, click here.

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