Author Topic: Yousef Jameel Doctoral Scholarship for Natural Scientists from Developing Nations in Germany, 2013  (Read 395 times)


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Humboldt-University is offering doctoral scholarship in natural science fields in Germany. Five scholarships for developing countries are awarded annually for a period of three years which commence on October 1. The stipend awarded is in the amount of 1350 Euros per month. To be eligible for this scholarship, English and German skills are required. Women and disabled students are encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted by post and electronically.

Study Subject(s):This scholarship is provided to study natural science fields of Informatics/ Computer Science, Mathematics, Biology/ Biomedicine, Chemistry, Physics, Geography and Agricultural Science.

Course Level:This scholarship is for pursuing PhD programme at the appropriate HumboldtUniversität faculty

Scholarship Provider: Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund

Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility:- Applicants must possess an academic degree and fulfill the requirements necessary for admission to a doctoral programme at the appropriate Humboldt- University faculty.

-The applicant must obtain admission to a doctoral programme (Promotionszulassung) before the scholarship’s starting date.

-Very good written and spoken English as well as good German communications skills are required.

-Applications will only be considered from citizens of developing nations who credibly demonstrate their intent to return.

-To increase the proportion of women at the university, applications from qualified women are particularly encouraged.

-Disabled persons will receive preference, assuming equal qualifications.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students of Developing countries((Afghanistan, Gambia, Mozambique, Bangladesh, The Guinea, Myanmar, Benin, Guinea-Bisau, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Niger, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Cambodia, Korea, Dem Rep., Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Somalia, Liberia, Tajikistan, Comoros, Madagascar, Tanzania, Malawi, Togo, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Mali, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Albania, Indonesia, Samoa, Armenia, India, São Tomé and Principe, Belize, Iraq, Senegal, Bhutan, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Bolivia, Kosovo, South Sudan, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sri Lanka, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Marshall Islands, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Syrian Arab Republic, Djibouti, Moldova, Timor-Leste, Egypt, Arab Rep., Mongolia, Tonga, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Fiji, Nicaragua, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Nigeria, Vanuatu, Ghana, Pakistan, Vietnam, Guatemala, Papua New Guinea, West Bank and Gaza, Guyana, Paraguay, Yemen, Rep., Honduras, Philippines, Zambia, Angola, Ecuador, Palau, Algeria, Gabon, Panama, American Samoa, Grenada, Peru, Antigua and Barbuda, Iran, Islamic Rep., Romania, Argentina, Jamaica, Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Serbia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Latvia, South Africa, Botswana, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Brazil, Libya, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Suriname, Chile, Macedonia, FYR, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Tunisia, Colombia, Maldives, Turkey, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Turkmenistan, Cuba, Mexico, Tuvalu, Dominica, Montenegro and Uruguay) can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Promoting the development of young scientists and scholars is a declared goal of Humboldt-University. Humboldt-University places a high priority on preparing leading young researchers and scientists for careers in research and teaching.

Number of award(s): With support of the Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund Humboldt-University will annually award five scholarships to doctoral candidates.

Duration of award(s): The scholarships are awarded for a period of three years and commence on October 1.

What does it cover? The stipend awarded is in the amount of 1350 Euros per month, plus materials expenses.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically or by post. Application package must include:

- A cover letter detailing the intended field of

study of the doctoral program, as well as the

motivation of the applicant;

- A CV and list of publications, if applicable;

- An Exposé including a detailed work plan for the

three-year scholarship period (maximum ten


- Copies of academic records and references from

previous employers, with certified German translations

if necessary;

- An evaluation from the applicant’s Ph.D. supervisor.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 15th July 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application