A completed or almost completed MA/MSc degree, with excellent results, in a discipline related to the above topics; the applicant’s last academic degree should not be more than six years ago; if an applicant already started with his/her PhD project, it should have started not more than three years ago; a high proficiency of English (CEFR level: C1 or above), demonstrated by one of the following language certificates: TOEFL, with a minimum score of 550 PBT (paperbased test) / 80 IBT (Internet-based test);IELTS 6.5 or above; the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English or an equivalent (native speakers and applicants who have completed their first degree fully in English do not have to provide an English proficiency certificate); 3 of 4 Academic or vocational experience in one of the disciplines related to the thematic field of development and decent work; Citizenship of an ODA recipient country.
Scholarship Description: PhD students of the ICDD Graduate School will be based at the partner university they chose (and enrolled in its PhD training programme. A joint international workshop programme on subjects of the ICDD, research methods, the connection between theory and empirical research and for the presentation of the prospective PhD projects will take place every year within the Graduate School. The scholarship will be awarded for three years under the precondition of successful admission as a PhD candidate at the host university and a positive progress evaluation by the ICDD in the first scholarship year. The scholarships will cover a country-specific monthly allowance according to DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) standards, tuition fees (if applicable), the participation in Graduate School activities as well as the opportunity to apply for field research funding.
How to Apply: http://cms.uni-kassel.de/unicms/index.php?id=32294
Scholarship Application Deadline: 20 November 2011
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