Master`s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG) 2011-2012 (Call for Application, Deadline: 13 August 2010)
What are the objectives of the programme? The programme is designed to academically qualify future leaders in politics, law, economics and administration according to the principles of Good Governance and to prepare them in a praxis-oriented course for their professional life. The programme offers very good graduates with a first university degree (Bachelor or equivalent) the chance to obtain a Master`s degree in disciplines that are of special relevance for the social, political and economic development of their home country. With the knowledge and experience acquired in Germany the scholarship holders should later contribute to the establishment of democratically devised economic and social systems aimed at overcoming social tensions. In addition, the training at German institutions of higher education should especially qualify the scholarship holders as partners in political and economic cooperation with Germany. With this programme, DAAD intends to contribute to the support of Good Governance and civil society structures in selected partner countries and regions.
Who can apply? Very well qualified Indonesian graduates with a first university degree (Bachelor or equivalent) who want to actively contribute to the social, political and economic development of their home countries as future leaders. The scholarships are offered both for young graduates without professional experience and for mid-career professionals.
What is fundable? Scholarships for (generally) two-year Master courses at a German institution of higher education. The successful candidates will study on selected Master courses with one of the following focuses: 1. Development and Governance 2. Public Policy 3. Management in non-profit Organizations 4. Democratic Governance and Society 5. Public Economics, Law, and Politics
The courses have an international orientation and are taught in German or English or bilingual. The scholarship holders will study in groups and be offered special tutoring at their host institutions. Furthermore, there is the possibility of networking-events for participants in different courses and their attendance at tailor-made summer-schools.
All scholarship holders will be placed in German courses for normally 6 months before taking up their Master studies. This also applies to scholarship holders in Master courses taught in English. DAAD pays a monthly scholarship rate of currently 750 € including the health insurance in Germany. In addition, DAAD grants an appropriate travel allowance as well as a study and research subsidy and in applicable cases rent subsidies and / or family allowances. Deadline: The complete sets of application papers must be submitted by 13 August 2010 at: DAAD Jakarta Summitmas Building I, 19th. Floor Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 61-62 Jakarta 12190 Contact and advice: Further information can be obtained from the DAAD-Office Jakarta Contact person: Mrs. Endah C. Anggoro Tel. 021-5252807, 5200870 Endah@daadjkt.org Website link: http://jakarta.daad.de