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UNHCR Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative (DAFI) Scholarship Programme 2024

Applications are now open for the 2024 UNHCR Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative (DAFI) UNHCR’s Scholarship Programme.

DAFI- (Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative Fund) is an earmarked voluntary Fund donated to UNHCR by Ministry of Foreign affairs of the Federal government of Germany. In Partnership with UNHCR-Uganda, Windle International Uganda is the local implementing partner of the DAFI Scholarship Programme.


Applicants must:

  • Be currently living as a refugee in Uganda and officially registered with both OPM Uganda and UNHCR-Uganda;
  • Be between 18-35 years old as of 1st January 2024 (applicants must be born no earlier than 1st January 1989 and no later than 1st January 2006);
  • Have completed secondary school and already be in possession of their official original Pass slips or its equivalents i.e. Diploma d’etat, University diplomas, Higher Education Access Certificate etc. (if applicable) at the time of application;
  • Have a recognized DIT Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) certificate will be considered for TVET courses.
  • Have Basic English Training (oral and written competence);
  • Be facing financial barriers to accessing or completing undergraduate post-secondary education;

Method of Application

  • Complete the online DAFI Application Form available here: https://unhcr-dafitertiary.scholarshipsplatform.com/ no paper application shall be accepted.
  • Please ensure that all of your documents are electronic files (Jpeg, clear images or PDFs). We have provided a list of questions that are included below on the last page of the DAFI Call for Applications.

For More Information,

Visit the Official Webpage

Application Deadline: 31st May 2024 at 5pm Kampala Time

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