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University Of Ghana DAAD-RIPS Scholarship – 2022

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The application for the University Of Ghana DAAD-RIPS Scholarship for the academic year 2021/2022 is now open by University Of Ghana for all interested students in Ghana. 

Scholarship

The Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS) at the University of Ghana (UG) is accepting applications for the award of the 2022/2023 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarships to pursue Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
degrees in Population Studies. The DAAD scholarship will cover tuition, stipends and accommodation for one-year Master of Arts (MA) and four-year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students.

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UNIVERSITY OF GHANA DAAD-RIPS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION ELIGIBILITY

DAAD scholarships can only be awarded to applicants who:

  • have successfully completed generally a three/four-year university degree for those applying to MA (duration of MA is one year) with above average results of Second-class Upper Division or equivalent.
  • have successfully completed generally one- or two-years MA/MSc./MPH/MFA/MPhil, etc. university degree (for doctoral candidates) with above average results of Second Class Upper Division or equivalent (for First degree)
  • clearly show motivation and strong commitment
  • have thorough knowledge of the English language
  • have generally completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application
  • are nationals or permanent residents of a Sub-Saharan African country
  • Women and people working in population-related sectors are encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements

MA applicants’ required documents:

  • Undergraduate Certificate
  • Undergraduate Transcript
  • One-page motivational statement (Heading: Motivational Statement & your Name)
  • TOEFL/IELTS examination grades not more than two years old at the time of application (if applying as national or permanent resident of non-English speaking African country)

PhD applicants required documents:

  • Undergraduate Certificate
  • Undergraduate Transcript
  • One-page motivational statement (Heading: Motivational Statement & your Name)
  • Graduate Certificate
  • Graduate Transcript
  • Research proposal (this must include a project title, problem statement [500-word limit], proposed research objective(s)/question(s) [100-word limit], methodology [900-word limit] and references) (3-page maximum, 1.5 line spacing)
  • TOEFL/IELTS examination grades not more than two years at the time of application (if applying as national or permanent resident of non-English speaking African country) (Exemption: if your Master’s dissertation/thesis was written in English).

HOW TO APPLY FOR UNIVERSITY OF GHANA DAAD-RIPS SCHOLARSHIP

Admission Process

Your admission process will go through the steps below. Please take note of deadlines.

  •  Candidate’s application submitted to RIPS on or before January 14th, 2022
  • RIPS to submit shortlisted candidates to DAAD by February 4th, 2022.
  •  DAAD will directly contact shortlisted candidates
  • Shortlisted candidates to submit their applications via DAAD portal by February 17th, 2022
  •  Scholarship awardees to receive notification from DAAD at the appropriate time
  • All shortlisted candidates will be notified to apply to the University of Ghana for admission when the admission portal for entrance to UG opens.

APPLICATION FORM

INSTRUCTION FOR UPLOADING REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Your documents should be labelled as follows: Last name_document name_programme applied for. For example, Owusu_mphilcertificate_PhD
Kaba_motivational statement_MA

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS

  • Completed applications need to be submitted on or before 14/01/2022.

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