Etudes Sans Frontières – Studieren Ohne Grenzen Deutschland e.V.


Scholarship in Herat starting 2019

The application period will start on November 1st, 2018 and will end on December 21th, 2018!
We will inform all applicants about our decision
in February 2019.

We are very happy that you are interested in our scholarship programme! Please read the following information carefully before filling in the online form. It will provide you with some background information about who we are and what we offer.

Studies Without Borders

Studies Without Borders (“Studieren Ohne Grenzen“) is a non-governmental association of students. We strongly believe that education is a key factor for the development of a society and that committed people can shape this development. Therefore, we provide scholarships to committed students or committed future students who initiate their own charitable project in Afghanistan and are motivated to make a difference.


The Scholarship

  • fits with you if you have an idea for an own charitable project that you would like to start.
  • supports you through a scholarship that provides 5.800 Afghani per month and a network of students and alumni in Herat who help you to start your own charitable project.
  • offers intercultural exchange with students from other countries.
  • is expected to begin in March 2019.

The requirements

You should…

  • already be studying at Herat public University OR you start studying at Herat public University in March 2019.
  • have an idea for a charitable project which you will put into practice during your studies (at least half a day a week within your studies). Our current scholarship holders e.g. give English lessons for children, first aid courses or make campaigns for women’s rights.
    Please note: The social project will be one of the most important factors for your application!
  • be interested in helping others and supporting the reconstruction and development of your country.
  • be in need of financial support in order to continue your studies.
  • have an e-mail address to stay in contact with us. If you don’t have an e-mail-address, please create one.
  • have the possibility to communicate with us in English and write reports in English.

We are especially looking forward to female applicants!

The Application Process

  • The application period is: 1st November 2018 – 15th December 2018
  • During this time period, you should fill in the application in the online form on this website and upload a document regarding your charitable project and essays (see «Instructions» below).
  • After submitting the form, you will receive a confirmation via e-mail.
  • We will review the applications afterwards and we will probably have an interview with the short-listed applicants in January 2019.
  • In February 2019 you will be informed whether you will get the scholarship or not.

We cannot grant a scholarship to all of you, as we can only accept a few new scholarship holders next year.


We are looking forward to your application, Good luck!


fill-out application form

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I want to apply!
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