The UNHCR Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative (DAFI) Scholarship Programme for 2024 is now accepting applications. This scholarship, funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Government of Germany, aims to support refugees in Uganda in pursuing higher education opportunities. To be eligible, applicants must be between 18-35 years old as of January 1, 2024, and officially registered as refugees with both OPM Uganda and UNHCR-Uganda.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must:

  • Be currently living as a refugee in Uganda and officially registered with both OPM Uganda and UNHCR-Uganda.
  • Be between 18-35 years old as of 1st January 2024 (applicants must be born no earlier than 1st January 1989 and no later than 1st January 2006).
  • Have completed secondary school and already be in possession of their official original Pass slips or its equivalents i.e. Diploma d’etat, University diplomas, Higher Education Access Certificate etc. (if applicable) at the time of application.
  • Have a recognized DIT Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) certificate will be considered for TVET courses.
  • Have Basic English Training (oral and written competence).
  • Be facing financial barriers to accessing or completing undergraduate post-secondary education.

How to Apply:

Complete the online DAFI Application Form available here: DAFI Application Form. No paper application shall be accepted.

Please ensure that all of your documents are electronic files (Jpeg, clear images, or PDFs). We have provided a list of questions that are included below on the last page of the DAFI Call for Applications.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2024, at 5 pm Kampala time.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the DAFI UNHCR’s Scholarship Programme.

 

 



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