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UNHCR’s scholarship programme - the Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative (DAFI)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 4, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 29, 2019
Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative (DAFI) logo
Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative (DAFI) logo

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.

Applicants must
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.


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Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Jul 05, 2019
Jul 05, 2019

Thanks for sharing, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jul 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019


Leonard John
Jul 06, 2019
Jul 06, 2019

Thanks Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jul 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019

Feel free to share, apply, publicize!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.