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German Egyptian Research Short-Term Scholarship Program (GERSS) • DAAD
Who can apply?
Scholarships are not awarded for general-information gathering, visits or for the participation in scientific meetings.
What can be funded?
Duration of the funding
Scholarship periods are not extendable.
- MSc scholarship holders will be granted an amount of Euro 850 (eight hundred and fifty Euros) per month
- Doctoral scholarship holders will be granted an amount of Euro 1200 (one thousand and two hundred Euros) per month
- Post-Doctoral scholarship holders will be granted an amount of Euro 2000 (two thousand Euros) per month
- GERSS scholarship does not include family allowances
- The DAAD will take out health-, personal liability and accident insurance for each scholarship holder
- A lump sum will be paid as travel allowance
The candidates will be selected in two rounds. First, a pre-selection is a paper-based procedure which will identify the group of applicants who will be invited for the second phase consisting of a personal interview with the GERSS independent selection committee. Pre- and final selection of the eligible candidates should be conducted according to, but not limited to the following criteria:
- Excellent Research proposal
- Scientific merits, including:
- Benefit to Egypt
- Quality of the proposal
- Preparation and feasibility of the project
- Quality of the acceptance letter
- Excellent study achievement
- Aptitude of the applicant academically
- Value of references and recommendation
- Linguistic ability