Scholarship for Young Professionals from Indonesia for Selected Postgraduate Studies in Germany 2014/2015

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Scholarship for Young Professionals from Indonesia for Selected Postgraduate Studies in Germany 2014/2015by adminon.Scholarship for Young Professionals from Indonesia for Selected Postgraduate Studies in Germany 2014/2015Call for Application: April 2013 (Deadline: 31st July 2013) Please click here to view the original message. · Postgraduate courses for young professionals from developing countries at German institutions of Higher education · Duration: 12-24 months, depending on the particular institution · Internationally recognised Master’s degree · Includes German Universities and “Fachhochschulen” (Universities of Applied [...]

Call for Application: April 2013
(Deadline: 31st July 2013)

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· Postgraduate courses for young professionals from developing
countries at German institutions of Higher education
· Duration: 12-24 months, depending on the particular institution
· Internationally recognised Master’s degree
· Includes German Universities and “Fachhochschulen” (Universities of
Applied Science)
· Support of selected programmes with a variety of full or partial
scholarships
· Funded by the BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and
Development) but admission is also open to self-financed
participants or students financed through government or other
sources
· Academic year 2014/2015

Dates and Deadlines
Scholarship applicants from developing countries (on the DAC List of the OECD) can apply at the DAAD regional office, directly at the DAAD in Bonn or directly to the university.
Application deadlines for DAAD-scholarships:

31 July: At the DAAD regional office
Addressed to: DAAD Jakarta
Gedung Summitmas II, Lt. 14
Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 61-62
Jakarta Selatan 12190

31 August: At the DAAD in Bonn/Germany
Addressed to: DAAD Section 431
Kennedyallee 50
D-53175 Bonn – Germany

15 October: At the respective universities in Germany: (normally; please check description for exact date) Applicants should be sure to check information regarding application closing dates directly with the individual universities because they may vary from the general deadlines listed above.

The selection process generally takes place at the universities in the period from October to February. During those times it is possible for some applicants to be contacted by the university to conduct a telephone interview.
Scholarships are usually awarded for the following winter semester.

Prerequisites and Requirements
1) Selection criteria and procedures for DAAD scholarship recipients
ensure that priority target candidates have proven, development-
related motivation and can be expected to make full use of their
scholarship and education by taking on social responsibility later
in their careers, acting as agents of change who stimulate and
support development in their personal and professional
surroundings (motivation, commitment to development).
2) The candidates have the professional and academic qualifications
necessary to ensure successful completion of the degree programme
in Germany (final scores on previous academic examinations,
language skills),
3) Women and candidates from disadvantaged groups who meet the
required academic and professional standards and show proven
commitment to development-related issues are especially targeted
for programme admission.

a) The typical scholarship holder:
- Works either for a public authority or a state or private company
in a developing country (according to the DAC list of the OECD)
and, as such, is engaged in the planning and execution of
directives and projects with emphasis on development policies
having a bearing on technological, economic or social areas.
- Holds a Bachelor’s degree (4 years) in a related subject.
- Has completed an academic degree with far above average results and
at least two years of related professional experience.
- Is no older than 36 (for some courses the age limit is 32),
respectively his/her academic degrees should normally not be more
than 6 years old. Concerning a possible age limit, please refer to
the course details on the following pages.

b) Language skills:
- For courses in German: DSH 2 or TestDaF 4; at time of application
German skills at completed level A2 are required. In addition,
German language courses at level A2 or B1 are highly recommended.
- Exception: Candidates for some German-speaking or bilingual courses
need a very good command of German at time of application. For
detailed information see the relevant course introduction on the
following pages.
- Note: It is not possible to pass the required
German language courses (DSH or TestDaF) without any previous basic
knowledge in the German language (at least A.2.1 Level), even with
the preceding six-month, intensive course in Germany. Passing the
language test is a formal prerequisite for graduating from the
German university
- For courses in English: IELTS (Band 6) certificate or TOEFL
(minimum score: 213 computer based, 80 internet based)
Note: Some courses may expect different level. For detailed
information see the relevant course introduction on the booklet.

c) Proof of current work situation:
All applicants should state their current work situation at the time of application and submit the following proof: Certificate(s) of employment that include the exact position and period of employment; a letter of reference from the employer(s), ideally guaranteeing re-employment after completion of the postgraduate course in Germany.

d) Statement of motivation:
Applicants must submit a statement of motivation explaining why they are interested in attending a particular postgraduate course with reference to their current employment.

e) Application formalities:
If you have no private financial resources or cannot obtain a scholarship from your government, company or an international organisation, you may apply for a DAAD scholarship – either full or partial. DAAD application forms are available on the DAAD website.
DAAD Section 431 confirms all applications received for the postgraduate courses via e-mail to the applicant. Sending a complete application with no missing documents is a definite advantage. Later submission of belated, individual documents should be addressed directly to the postgraduate course, not to the DAAD.
Applications sent via e-mail to the DAAD cannot be considered during the selection process.

Applicants are asked to state whether they are able to pay for cost of living expenses and their studies in Germany themselves or whether they can only complete the postgraduate course with financial support from a DAAD scholarship. Qualified applicants for whom self-financing is possible, have a good chance of being accepted by a postgraduate course.

Please note: Scholarships cannot be awarded without the official DAAD application form. Many courses, however, have their own forms, which must be submitted in addition to the DAAD application form (see details under course description).

f) Application deadlines for DAAD-scholarships:
Application deadlines may vary from university to university. Please check the relevant deadlines in the booklet. One application per postgraduate course is sufficient. If you send the complete application to the DAAD, you do not need to send the same application to the university as well.
IMPORTANT: Late applications cannot be considered!

g) Admission: The postgraduate course and/or the university decide on admission after consideration of the application documents. Admission to the university is a prerequisite for receiving a DAAD scholarship. However, applicants do not need to request early or pre-admission to the university.
Please Note:only those who are granted the scholarship will be notified via E-mail by the DAAD headquarter. You will then obtain the original scholarship documents from the DAAD Jakarta.

Required documents (in the following order):
* DAAD application form
* hand-signed CV (please use the europass specimen form found here)
* hand-signed letter of motivation (with reference to current
occupation)
* research exposé (if required by university)
* academic letter/s of recommendation from your university; the
letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of
recent date (not in a sealed envelope)
* professional letter/s of recommendation from your employer; the
letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of
recent date (not in a sealed envelope)
* confirmation of employment from the employer in your home country
and if possible, a guarantee of re-employment upon your return
home
* Proof of language abilities:
– English – IELTS or TOEFL (Note: Institutional TOEFL will not be
accepted)
– German – necessary for the courses taught in German; for the
courses taught in English, if available
* certified copies of awarded academic degrees (Indonesian and
English version)
* certified copies of academic transcripts (Indonesian and English
version)
* certified copy of School Leaving Certificate (Indonesian and
German version)

Note: Some courses may require additional documents. For detailed information, please see the relevant course description on the booklet. All documents must be submitted as identical triplicates. Applications that do not clearly state the desired degree course or are not complete cannot be processed and will not be considered. If applying to two courses, please list courses in order of priority. You must send the application documents for each course applied to (for this, identical triplicate documents are required). All submitted applications forms, including all required documents, copies, etc. become property of the DAAD. No documents will be returned.

For economic and environmental reasons, please avoid using sheet holders and plastic folders in your application.

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