Scholarship programme for Ethiopia,Kenya,Tanzania & South Sudan “Leadership for Africa” (LfA)

The DAAD Regional Office for Africa is pleased to inform you that the new call for a second intake for the DAAD-funded scholarship programme “Leadership for Africa in East Africa”, is already running. The

This year the targeted East African countries are Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and South Sudan.

The DAAD is the world’s largest funding organisation for the international exchange of students and researchers. Furthermore, the DAAD supports the internationalisation of universities, assists developing countries in establishing effective higher education institutions and advises decision makers on matters of cultural, education and development policy.

The special scholarship programme “Leadership for Africa” (LfA), funded by the German Foreign Office, aims to support the academic qualification and advancement of young African refugees and national scholars from selected countries as Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Sudan at higher education institutions in Germany. In times of conflicts and displacement in various African countries, the DAAD intends with this programme to contribute to the education of a future elite of leaders, who will be essential for the reconstruction and further development of their home countries. Leadership for Africa offers scholarships for Master studies in Germany to qualified applicants in all fields of study with the exception of medicine, public health, veterinary medicine, dentistry, law, the arts and architecture. Public health is open for application in the field of medical studies.

Please feel free to share this information with your institutions and your networks, as well as through your social media platforms.

For more information, please visit the website:


‘Leadership for Africa’ scholarship programme for Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and South Sudan

‘Leadership for Africa’ scholarship programme for Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and South Sudan | DAAD KenyaThe scholarship programme “Leadership for Africa” (LfA) aims to support the academic qualification and advancement of young refugees and national scholars from Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia and South-Sudan at higher education institutions in

Please find attached the current call for applications:

The DAAD Regional Office Nairobi is in charge of the programme implementation and is available to provide digital and face-to-face information, a web seminar series, counselling and support.

Further information can be found on the website of the regional office:

DAAD Kenya | Website of the DAAD Regional Office in NairobiDAAD in Kenya. DAAD Regional Office Nairobi. The DAAD Regional Office in Nairobi was established in 1973 and administers DAAD programmes in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan and

Interested appplicants can contact the mail address:

and register for the web seminars:

In this email, please find attached the Programme flyer, the LfA call for application East Africa 2021, and a complete list of all the web seminars offered in preparation for the application. Please feel free to share these documents with your networks too.

Kind regards

Christine Wandolo

Programme Officer

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Regional Office for Africa

P. O. Box 14050 – 00800 Nairobi, Kenya

Community Bus Stop – Upper Hill Close – Madison Insurance House 

Tel: +254 – 733 929 929 Direct Cell: +254 – 780 001 315   |

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Author: Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional at Hawassa University, Ethiopia [21st Century LIS Network: Information_Knowledge Retrieval & Dissemination Platform]

Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional @ Hawassa University, , Sidama Region, Ethiopia

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