Scholarship Overview

  • Country: Germany
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: AFRIKA KOMMT!
  • Funded by: AFRIKA KOMMT!
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: Fellowship
  • Scholarship Amount: Fully funded, accommodations, etc.
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 24 March, 2024.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Year-long German visa
  • Round-trip flights from your local city to Germany
  • Initial three months’ and final month’s living allowance: €900/month
  • Internship salary: Approx. €1,500/month gross
  • Relocation support after program: €1,000
  • Accommodations in Germany, utilities included
  • First three months and final month’s health insurance
  • Accident and personal liability insurance


  • Must be an African national
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Postgraduate qualifications, like an MBA, are a plus
  • 2-5 years of related professional experience
  • English proficiency
  • German language skills are a plus
  • Maximum age of 35 years

Open to all African nations.

How to apply

  • Confirm eligibility based on Afrika Kommt Fellowship requirements.
  • Review fellowship positions and select up to two that match your profile, explaining your choices.
  • Register at and fill out the application in English. Other languages will not be accepted.
  • Upload a motivational presentation, an idea for a social or economic change initiative in your home country, a photograph, and your academic certificates.
  • Submit your application by the specified deadline; late submissions will not be reviewed.

Additional Information

Post-application window, expect feedback within 8-12 weeks. Partner companies may contact you for a short phone interview. If shortlisted, you’ll be invited to a 2-day assessment center.

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