As every year, the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst – DAAD) offers a wide range of scholarships internationally, some of which are also open for applicants from Jamaica.
The scholarship offers include Master degree courses in Architecture. in Fine Arts, in Design,Visual Communication and Film, in Performing Arts and in Music. In addition, the program offered to Jamaica includes scholarships for doctoral studies, research projects as well as study visits of up to three months for academic staff teaching in these fields.
An overview of the range of benefits that these scholarships include is contained in the attached leaflet. Additional and more detailed information including application requirements etc. is available also in English on the DAAD’s dedicated site www.funding-guide.de. All scholarships available can be accessed by entering “Jamaica” as country of origin. Please note that most scholarships require an advanced knowledge of German or alternatively include preparatory intensive language courses in Germany of up to six months.
All applications are submitted online through the DAAD’s web-portal www.daad.de, whereas supporting documents such as signed reference letters from university teachers or work samples have to be submitted by mail in the original.
Please note that the application deadlines for master degree courses in Architecture is September 30th, for Music October 15th , for Performing Arts October 31st, and for Fine Arts, Design, Visual Communication and Film November 30th, 2019.