Thursday, August 27, 2009

DAAD Scholarship Program for the Philippines for Academic Year 2010/2011

The Press and Cultural Section of the German Embassy of Manila is looking for the most suitable candidates for the following DAAD Scholarship Programmes:

A. Research Grants for Doctoral Candidates and Young Academics and Scientists (including the "sandwich program")
Research grants provide an opportunity to carry out a research project or a course of continuing education at a German university or non-university reasearch institute. At
the time of application, no more than six years should have passed since the graduate gained the last degree; in the case of doctoral students, no more than three years should have passed since starting the doctoral process; and in the case of post-docs, no more than four years should have passed since gaining the doctorate.

B. Re-invitations for Former DAAD Scholarship Holders
Former DAAD-scholarship holders can apply for grants for to complete research or a work project at a German state institution of higher education or non-university research institute lasting from 1 to 3 months

The deadline for the submission of applications for these two programs is on October 15, 2009 at the German Embassy.

C. Study Visits to Germany for groups of foreign students
Information visits by groups of foreign students under an academic lecturer with the aim of establishing and developing contacts, undertaking tours, meetings and discussions between the home institution and German institutions in their specific academic field.

Please pay particular attention to the different deadlines for the submission of applications for Study Visits to Germany for groups of foreign students and that the deadlines indicated below are for the date of receipt at the DAAD Office in Bonn. As the DAAD receives numerous applications for this program, please submit your application at least 2 months before the deadline.

- 1 February each year for trips to commence on 1 June
- 1 November each year for trips to commence on 1 March
- 1 May each year for trips to commence on 1 September

D. Practical Traineeships for Foreign Students fo Natural and Technical Sciences, Agriculture and Forestry
Filipino students interested in a training placement in Germany should address the National IAESTE Committee in the Philippines. Further information is available at:

E. Postgraduate Courses for Professionals with Relevance to Developing Countries
This scholarship program offers further specialized studies to university degree holders, who have already gained professional experience (at least two years). Most courses, save for a few exceptions, are geared to the needs of applicants, who, at the time of their application, are engaged in the planning and execution of projects related to development policy in their
respective fields. Information regarding this program including a list of courses offered and application deadlines can be found on the website:

F. Special DAAD Scholarship Programs for masteral, doctoral candidates and Post-Docs
Depending on the availability of funds, these DAAD grants are for masteral studies, research projects for a doctorate or post-docs.

F.1 Master's Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG)
This program is designed to academically qualify future leaders in politics, law, economics and administration according to the principles of Good Governance. Deadline for this program is on 31 August 2009 at the German Embassy. Further details about the program can be found on the website:

F.2 DLR-DAAD Research Fellowships
This new program is implemented by the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) and the DAAD. The special program is intended for highly-qualified foreign doctoral and postdoctoral students as well as senior scientists. It provides the opportunity to conduct special research at the institutes of DLR in Germany. The special application form and
all current offers and deadlines for this program can be found on the website:

Applications submitted after the aforementioned deadlines cannot be considered. Application forms may be downloaded from the DAAD website . Additional information regarding the different types of scholarships, the prerequisites for the applications, the German institutions of higher education, application forms, etc. may also be accessed through the DAAD homepage and the German Embassy website:*l

Should be there any questions regarding the DAAD scholarship programs, please do not hesitate to contact the following:

Natalie Voges -
(DAAD Lecturer, UP Diliman)

Davina Dy: (German Embassy Manila)
Press and Cultural Section
German Embassy Manila
25F, Tower 2, RCBC Plaza
6819 Ayala Ave.
Makati City
Tel: +63-2-702-3000, DL: 702-3038
Fax: +63-2-702-3015
E-mail: (direct)
(general inquiries)
(Press & cultural section)


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