2015 Scholarships

September 2015


We are glad to announce that DAAD (the German Academic Exchange Service) is offering up to seven (7) Research Grants, open to young Kenyan academics and scientists, for the academic year 2016/17 in to pursue a PhD in Germany.

In addition, together with the Government of Kenya, DAAD hopes to offer up to 20 scholarships to staff of public and private universities and public research institutes to pursue a PhD in Germany.

The scholarships are open to all fields of research. No age limit!

The Master’s degree must not be older than 6 years at the time of the application.

Application deadline: 1st October, 2015                           

 Among the main requirements is a well-developed research proposal (between 10 to 15 pages). In addition, the applicant needs to find a supervisor in Germany or get admission into a structured PhD programme.

For further information, visit DAAD during their visiting hours Wednesdays and Thursdays between 9 am and 12 noon, check their website



ILRI-DAAD PhD Scholarship-Burkina Faso

ILRI-DAAD PhD Scholarship Animal Sciences for Sustainable Productivity
(ASSP) – LegumeCHOICE in Ethiopia

ILRI-DAAD PhD Scholarship Food Safety and Zoonosis – African Bioservices
project (Kenya)

ILRI-DAAD PhD Scholarship Harnessing genetic diversity for improved goat
productivity (BecA – ILRI Hub)-Kenya & Cameroon

ILRI-DAAD PhD Scholarship ILRI Tick unit – Kenya

ILRI-DAAD PhD Scholarship Improved vaccines for the control of East Coast
fever in cattle in Africa (BecA – ILRI Hub)- Kenya

ILRI-DAAD PhD Scholarship Mitigation of Greenhouse gas Emissions-Kenya

ILRI-DAAD PhD Scholarship Small Holder Pig Value Chain Project – Uganda