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Africans in Germany, How African Migrants and refugee women can apply for scholarships in Germany

If you are an African Migrant or refugee woman in Germany living in the Rhein-Main area and interested in going back to school for a Hauptschulabschluss, Realschulprüfung or an Abitur this is an opportunity for you to gain a scholarship in Germany.

SABA is a project that is helping African Migrants and Refugee women looking to develop their professional perspectives through helping them with educational grants or scholarships in Germany (if you are within ages 18 and 35).

A lack of knowledge of German, a lack of information about educational paths, precarious living conditions or discrimination can all be access barriers for African Migrants and refugee women but the scholarship ascertains a future in Germany.

The project helps you complete your secondary education through financial relief, educational offers an advice as well as networking and exchange. The scholarship holders are supported in laying an important foundation for their future.

Applications for the school year 2021/2022 can be submitted from January 2021! 

What does the scholarship offer?

  • Taking over of school fees
  • Personal advice, career and life planning
  • Assumption of travel expenses
  • If necessary, childcare costs are covered up to an amount of € 150 per month
  • Individual education allowance of max. € 100 per month for tuition, 
  • Further education, books, etc.
  • Regular group events and training opportunities
  • Support with the transition to an apprenticeship

What are the requirements for an application?

  • You are particularly motivated to gain further qualifications
  • You have migration or refugee experience
  • They are between 18 and 35 years old
  • You have sufficient knowledge of German
  • You live in the Rhine-Main area
  • You are aiming for a secondary school diploma or a (technical) high school diploma
  • For financial or family reasons, you have so far not been able to obtain the desired school leaving certificate
  • Women with children are preferred

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How can I apply? 
Send your application documents

  • Completed SABA application form
  • Motivation letter
  • Tabular CV
  •  If applicable, certificates (school and work / internship)

By post to the
Crespo Foundation
Olivia Sarma
Haus des Buches
Braubachstrasse 16
60311 Frankfurt
by email to

If you have any further questions, please contact the project managers

Olivia Sarma                             
Tel .: 069 – 27 10 79 526                                

Jennifer Mina
Tel .: 069 – 91 30 10 49

You can find additional information on the website