Scholarship Program 2

Scholarship applications are only administered by the Catholic chaplaincies of all German universities (Katholische Hochschulgemeinden [KHG] oder Katholische Studierendengemeinden [KSG]).

Applications directed straight to KAAD cannot be considered.

Please contact the KHG/KSG in charge at your university:

You can apply for the scholarship programme 2 of KAAD if you:

  • come from a developing or emerging country in Africa, Asia, the Middle East or Latin America
  • are already studying at a German University and you are still studying for at least 10 months
  • want to acquire a master’s degree or a PhD at a German university (applicants for master programs may present their documents as early as during the final semester of their bachelor programs)
  • are a Catholic Christian (or – particularly for candidates from the Middle East – belong to another Christian denomination). Candidates from other religions can apply if they are proposed by Catholic partners and can prove their commitment to interreligious dialogue.
  • possess German language skills (at least general communication level)

What does KAAD expect from you?

  • Above-average performance in studies and research
  • The orientation of your studies or research towards permanent reintegration in your home region (otherwise the scholarship is turned into a loan),
  • Religious and social commitment (activities) and willingness to inter-religious dialogue.

The selection board meets twice a year. The particular deadlines for the application can be enquired at your KHG/KSG.