The Leadership for Africa (LfA) Scholarship Programme aims to support the academic qualification and advancement of young refugees and national scholars from Benin, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Mauritania at higher education institutions in Germany. The LfA offers scholarships for Master’s degree courses in Germany to qualified applicants in all fields of study except medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, law, fine arts and architecture. All scholars will benefit from a complementary training programme in good governance, civil society and career development. The compulsory programme must be completed in addition to the regular course of study.

To find out more about the programme, including eligibility criteria, the value of the scholarship and how to apply, please visit the Call for Application on the DAAD website.

Please note that the DAAD also offers web information sessions for interested applicants who would like to find out more about the programme requirements and how to identify suitable Master’s programmes in Germany.

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  1. Very interesting, I would really like to benefit from it.

  2. Welcome, dear Joëlle-Laure TANGUEP SIAKAM. On Wednesday, 8th May 2024 from 17:00 – 18:30 (CET: Central European Time) the DAAD offers an information session about MS Teams. This may be helpful. Please check the DAAD website for the access link.

  3. Hi dear Bettina Onyango,

    I will attend the info session to ask few questions. I need this scholarship to upgrade my career in Migration and refugee studies.

  4. Emile KABORE says:

    thanks for this interresting post. unfortunatly students of Burkina Faso are not concerne by this opportunity

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