DAAD Scholarships for M.Phil. Development Management in UDS 2020/2021

DAAD Scholarships for M.Phil. Development Management

The University for Development Studies (UDS) invites applications for admission and DAAD Scholarships for M.Phil. Development Management Programme for the 2020/2021 Academic Year under the West African Centre for Sustainable Rural Transformation (WAC-SRT) at the University for Development Studies, Wa Campus

To be admitted into the DAAD Scholarships for M.Phil. Development Management Programme , applicants MUST have at least:

  1. A first degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division in a relevant field from a recognized institution of higher learning or its equivalent in a relevant discipline;
  2. For candidates who wish to apply for DAAD scholarship, a first degree with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division in a relevant field from a recognized institution of higher learning. Note that your first degree certificate should NOT be more than Six (6)
  3. A minimum of two (2) years Post National Service (PNS) working experience in a relevant field is required for admission into the Programme.
  4. Candidates applying for a DAAD Scholarship should include an application letter and explain their motivation for applying for Scholarship.
  • Pass a Selection Interview (face to face interview or telephone interview for foreign applicants).

A.   MODE OFAPPLICATION

All Ghanaian and foreign applicants for the 2020/2021 academic year admissions are required to use the UDS online application portal. The procedure for the online application process is as follows:

  1. For Ghanaian Candidates Applicants are to purchase from the Bank an E- Voucher from any of the following Banks (Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), Prudential Bank, Zenith Bank, Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), Stanbic bank and Ecobank branches throughout Ghana) and use the E- voucher number to complete the application form on the UDS online portal (uds.edu.gh)
  2. For foreign students, the Faculty will procure E-Vouchers and you will be given the number to proceed with your applications online in your various countries. If you intend to apply, kindly contact the Faculty Officer (email: mueenabdulai@uds.edu.gh or mueen7@yahoo.com.Tel: +233- 204088762 or +233-242268953)
  • In completing the online form, students will be required to upload their most recent passport size photographs with white background and relevant certificates
  1. A completed form is not considered until it is SUBMITTED (click on submit to submit your application)
  2. Applicants are advised to check thoroughly all details entered before finally submitting their online applications. A form, once submitted, can be viewed, but cannot be
  3. Applicants must print out three copies of the application summary; attach

results slips, certificates and all other relevant documents to each form. Three reference letters are also required (at least, two of the referees should be familiar with applicants’ academic work). Candidates must also attach a synopsis of their thesis proposal (maximum five (5) pages) as part of the application.

  1. Ghanaian applicants are strongly advised to use express courier service – EMS for submission of their applications and documents (see viii). The application documents specified above should be addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar Academic & Students’ Affairs University for Development Studies

P.O Box TL 1350 Tamale

  1. Foreign applicants should also post three sets of the application documents mentioned in (vi) by express mail to the same address in (vii). For the purpose of clarity, foreign candidates should post their application documents to:

The Deputy Registrar Academic & Students’ Affairs University for Development Studies

P.O Box TL 1350 Tamale

All applicants (foreign and Ghanaian) should send a scanned copy of the application form and all documents in (vi) above to the Senior Administrative Assistant, West African Centre for Sustainable Rural Transformation (WAC- SRT), through this email: fxavier@uds.edu.gh or francisnaab@yahoo.com and copy the Faculty Officer through this email:mueen7@yahoo.com. It is important that scanned copies of your application are mailed as a single pdf file to the designated officers to support the application process

Deadline for Applications: Deadline for submission of applications is JUNE 30, 2020.

For further enquiries contact the following numbers during working hours – 8am to 5 pm from Monday to Friday: Tel. +233-204811477 or +233-504447275 or

+233 249843775 Email: mueen7@yahoo.comor fxavier@uds.edu.gh.

Download scholarship details by clicking on the link below:

DAAD Scholarships 2020_2021 M_Phil Dev_ Mgt.pdf (NEW)

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