WASCAL SCHOLARSHIP BY THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT

The Wascal Scholarship is organized by the government of Germany and this scholarship is beneficial and awarded to all African countries that are a member of the ECOWAS body nonetheless the German government collaborate with the West African Science Service Centre on climate change and adapted Land which is simply known as WASCAL.

With the collaborative efforts of both parties, African students who are willing to apply for the scholarship will be awarded if they merit it and will be eligible to study in various West African universities and also German universities. The scholarship also comes with benefits such as university fees, monthly allowance, accommodation, and flight expenses to the countries concerned.

The brief written statement sums up a breakdown of all that interested applicants will need to enable them to apply it contains all details, eligibility criteria, benefits, duration, and documents that would be required in the process of application.

A COMPENDIUM OF THE GERMAN/WASCAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP 

Countries of hosts include: Germany, Ghana, Cape Verde, and Burkina Faso

Study abroad: Study in Europe and Africa

Available Categories are: Postgraduate Scholarship and Masters Scholarship

Eligibility: All countries are available that are countries can apply but depending on the course of study.

Benefits for the scholarship: it includes full scholarship, living stipends, accommodation, travel costs,s, etc.

  • No IELTS needed

Close date for application: June 15th, 2024

THE WASCAL SCHOLARSHIP IN DETAILS

The Wascal Scholarship on climate and adapted land use is located in the western part of Africa and is being recognized as an international climate change institution that has recently launched a scholarship for the benefit of the African people that is a student from all Ecowas can apply for this scholarship if they wish to pursue a further study in their academic career such as a pursuit in master’s degree or postgraduate study. Note that;

  1. The Atlantic Technical University set up its fifth research master’s program in climate change and also in the aspect of marine science for the year 2024-2025 academic session and this scholarship will only make room for selected students 12 out of 24 so it is pretty competitive.
  2. The Université JOSEPH KI- ZERO located in Burkina Faso will take full charge of the master’s research program in informatics for climate change (MRP-ICC) this is since the master’s program is located at this university. The main objective of the program is to train critically a substantial amount of experts with reliable scientific computation and climate management skills in West African countries.

WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY FOR THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT WASCAL SCHOLARSHIP 2024

  1. Applicant must be a citizen of any Wascal member country examples of these countries includes; Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, The Gambia and lastly Togo.
  2. Others who are ECOWAS members may also be given admission but that will be on self-funding on an availability level.
  3. Interested applicants must have attained at least a bachelor’s degree in any of these fields; Biological Sciences, oceanography, fishing, or equivalent livestock engineering, geography, and lastly science of that atmosphere.
  4. Also, applicants who will be applying for the master’s research program in informatics for climate change must have obtained a bachelor’s degree in computer science, health sciences, meteorology, chemistry, geography, environmental sciences, economics, agricultural science, mathematics, electrical engineering, computer engineering, and electronic engineering.

REWARD FOR THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT WASCAL SCHOLARSHIP 2024

The scholarship reward includes the following;

  1. Awarded applicants receive a monthly allowance that covers their accommodation expenses throughout their study years.
  2. Full tuition fees are paid for awarded applicants only
  3. Trip tickets are covered
  4. Living expenses will be carter for
  5. Trips to selected countries in West Africa and also to Germany are being taken care of.
  6. Research budget
  7. Selected applicants will be given laptops on loan for the duration of the study year.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE WASCAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Candidates who wish to apply are advised to submit the following forms;

  1. Application form
  2. Academic transcript
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. WASSCE or SSCE certificate specifically for Anglophone countries
  5. The recommendation letter is required at least two from two different professors or researchers ( grade associate professor or senior researcher is very important).
  6. Applicants must submit a copy of their identity
  7. A copy of the passport photo page is needed
  8. Applicants must submit a letter of motivation at least it should be two pages.
  9. Applicants must also submit a copy of their university degree
  10. A certificate of proficiency in English must be summited or other cases a statement showing and justifying your self-assessments in the English language context
  11. Also a proof of professional experience in an important field for the course if necessary
  12. and lastly, a written commitment to pay a registration of 30 euros if admitted

Therefore note that all interested applicants must know that all documents differ from each program.

STEPS TO APPLY FOR THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT WASCAL SCHOLARSHIP 2024

  1. Visit the official webpage of the WASCAL application
  2. Choose one of the fully funded master’s programs
  3. Applicants should through the full details and each program carefully
  4. Applicants should download and fill out application forms carefully and correctly
  5. Applicants should make sure that the application documents are well prepared (all instructions must be well followed).
  6. Applicants should apply as soon as possible via email through the appropriate Wascal address.
  7. Unfailingly all applications must be summited via email before or by July 15th, 2024
  8. Shortlisted candidates will contacted via email for further interviews

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Deadline: June 15, 2024

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