The UNHCR´s DAFI (Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative) Scholarship Programme:
1. is part of UNHCR’s action plan for improving the lives of refugees by providing them access to quality higher education
2. enables access to higher education for refugee students in their country of asylum since 1992
3. provides undergraduate refugee students with scholarships that cover a wide range of costs: from tuition fees and study materials, to food, transport and accommodation
4. provides employment and entrepreneurship assistance once the beneficiary graduates from university.
a) Be a refugee with a valid refugee status
b) Have completed secondary education with high marks
c) Have no other access to financial support to pursue university studies
d) Pursue a field of study that leads to a high demand profession in the country of origin
e) Not be older than 35 years for undergraduate studies; and no older than 40 years for postgraduate Master´s studies.
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Applicants must also: a) be able to get admission for full-time studies at a state-run tertiary institution; b) have a provisional admission letter/letter of admission.
Application deadline: October 31st, 2019.