TRAJECTS Scholarships 2021 For Masters And PhDs (Funded)

TRAJECTS is a DAAD-funded project that aims to develop and/or strengthen research and teaching capacities in the Global South on Just Transitions in Energy, Climate, and Sustainability.
Master scholarships will contribute to strengthening the research capacity of partners in the Global South as well as enhancing the number of students contributing to relevant research questions for TRAJECTS as well as their own individual interests and future careers.
Similarly, PhD scholarships aim to strengthen partners in the Global South’s research capacity and to generate long-term local capacity to deal with academic and practical questions related to Transitions to Sustainability.


  • Monthly allowance: Monthly stipend of 400EUR for maximum of 2 years (24 months), starting earliest on January 1st 2022, ending latest on December 31st 2023.
  • Travel costs: Limited funds of in total 2,500EUR per cohort and year are available for Master candidates coming from third countries to support international travel between the home and the host country. Travel costs will be paid based on real costs up to a budget limit per eligible grantee to be calculated depending on the number of eligible grantees.
  • Individual Material Expenditure Allowance for Research: Real costs up to the budget limit of 500EUR per Master grantee (for the whole funding period of 24 months).


  • Last degree certificate must not be older than six years when applying for the scholarship
    Enrolment as Master student at UMS/ UCT/ UNAL
  • Newly enrolled or 1st-semester student at the beginning of the funding period – funding granted initially for max 4 semesters and max. until the end of the 4th semester (subject to a semesterly check of academic achievement)
  • Exceptional cases of funding of students in the 2nd or higher semester at the beginning of the funding period can be considered (subject to the decision of the scholarship committee)
  • Exceptional cases of funding beyond the end of the 4th semester can be considered (subject to decision of the scholarship committee)

DEADLINE: November 5, 2021

To apply and for more information visit here


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