Call for Applications: Small Alumni Events 2023

Call for Applications

DAAD Nairobi invites former DAAD scholarship holders from the East Africa region who are planning small Alumni activities such as workshops, conferences, or seminars scheduled between mid-April and October 2023 to submit their applications for funding.

What can be funded:

  • Events that promote the scientific/ thematic exchange of Alumni
  • Seminars that contribute to the professional training of Alumni
  • Contributions by Alumni to the preparation of scholarship holders
  • Seminars for returning Alumni

 Only former scholarship holders of DAAD (having received individual DAAD funding for at least 3 months) can apply for this funding program.

AT LEAST HALF of your event’s participants must be DAAD Alumni to be eligible for funding.

The maximum amount to be applied for: 6.500 EUR per event.

In alignment with the DAAD’s sustainability policy, air travel from outside East Africa cannot be funded. Participants from regions beyond East Africa are encouraged to join virtually. Applications for virtual, physical, and hybrid events can be accepted.

Documents to be submitted (find attached) to the DAAD Nairobi office via email:

A web seminar on Alumni funding in general and funding for small Alumni events, in particular, will take place on Wednesday, 15 February 2023, at 2 pm EAT. Register here  

If there are any questions regarding this call, please get in touch with Anja Bengelstorff, the Programme Officer for Alumni matters, on

Please note that funds are limited and subject to approval. Not all applications might be considered.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, 22 February 2023.

We are looking forward to supporting your event ideas!

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