South African-German Centre for Development Research (SA-GER CDR) Scholarship 2021 – 2022

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SA-GER CDR

The Centre for Development Research has an objective to cooperate within PhD and Masters programmes and prepare students to become the next leaders who meet social, economic, and political challenges that stem from the development process. The research-oriented training programmes have been established at the University of the Western Cape and Ruhr-University of Bochum for quite some time with the course offerings coming from the disciplines of social sciences, economics, and the administrative sciences.

ABOUT THE SA-GER CDR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The South African-German Centre for Development Research (SA-GER CDS) is offering a 2-year DAAD merit scholarship programme for a Masters degree in Development Studies. Studies will be conducted at the ISD (Institute for Social Development), School of Government, at the University of the Western Cape (UWC).

Candidates who plan to establish a career in social development and the economic sector in fields such as activists, policy-makers, administrators, researchers, developers, or teachers at universities may apply.

Students are encouraged to read these documents:
SA-GER CDR Scholarship Aim and Relevance
SA-GER CDR Scholarship Course Structure

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SA-GER CDR SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SA-GER CDR SCHOLARSHIP

Applications must be submitted online at SA-GER CDR Masters Scholarship Application 2022
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

MA applicants will be required to write a paper (1 page) consisting of one of three topics. This paper is to be uploaded in the e-form.
The topics of the Call are:
1. Write critical notes on how inequality can be measured. What do you regard as the causes of inequality in your country?
2. What are the prospects for a successful Developmental State model in any African country of your choice?
3. What do you see as the root causes of migration? How can these be addressed?
Please note:

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CLOSING DATE FOR THE SA-GER CDR SCHOLARSHIP

20 June 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDER

For any queries related to this scholarship programme, please contact SA- GER CDR directly:
Contact person: Ina Conradie
Tel: 021 959 3845