DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Masters in Public Policy and Good Governance Scholarship Programme for Developing Countries

The German Academic Exchange Service is welcoming applications for its DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Masters in Public Policy and Good Governance Programme for Developing Countries.


DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Masters Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance Programme for Developing Countries is a scholarship program by the German Academic Exchange Service.

This scholarship offers and intends to contribute positively to the support of good governance and civil society structures in selected participating countries.

Eligible or qualified applicants will be trained in fields like law, politics, administration and economics according to the principles of good governance. This is to prepare them in a praxis-oriented course for their professional life.

Deadline: 31st July 2021

Course starts: September/October 2022

Number of Awards: Not specified

Degree type: Masters Degree

Field of study: Any Master Degree program selected by the University

Host institution: The German Academic Exchange Service in partnership with German universities and academic institutions

Country of Study: Germany

Target demographic

Citizens from developing continents like Latin America, Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia, from countries in the Middle East as well as from the Ukraine.

Scholarship Worth/Inclusions

The scholarship award is worth up to €861 per month to be awarded to eligible or qualified applicants.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship program, applicants must;

° have knowledge of English (and German)

° be a graduate with a first university degree – Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent

° not be considered if they have stayed in Germany for more than 15 months at the time of application

° be a person who wants to actively contribute to the social and economic development of their home countries.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit their application in German or English.

P.S: In your best interest, you are advised to visit the scholarship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply. All the best.

Website: https://www2.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/?origin=165&status=3&subjectGrps=&daad=&q=public%20policy&page=1&detail=50026397#prozess

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