Windhoek, Namibia – October 6, 2023 – The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) is excited to announce the extension of the deadline for the 2nd Call for Master’s degree and TVET Scholarship Applications for Namibian Youths under the Youth for Green Hydrogen (Y4H2) Programme. The new deadline for submissions is 13 October 2023, to allow more aspiring students the opportunity to apply for the scholarship.

SASSCAL invites qualified and passionate candidates to apply for scholarships offered through the Y4H2 Programme, a collaborative effort with the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Namibian Ministry of Higher Education, Technology, and Innovation. The Y4H2 Scholarship Programme is fully funded by BMBF, with SASSCAL serving as the implementing partner. The extension of the application deadline demonstrates the foundation’s commitment to inclusivity and accessibility in higher education.

The Y4H2 Programme offers scholarships to Namibian Youth (18 – 35 years old) in two categories related to the Green Hydrogen value chain:

1. Master’s degree: Disciplines include applied science, renewable energy/sustainable energy systems, logistics and supply chain management.

2. Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) – Certificate Level 3, 4, and 5: Related to the Green Hydrogen value chain, covering trades such as boiler making, bricklaying and plastering, plumbing and pipe fitting, welding and metal fabrication, solar and wind energy systems installation and maintenance, and business services.

To apply for the Y4H2 Scholarship, interested students should visit the official JCoI website at []. Detailed information regarding eligibility, application requirements, submission guidelines and application form can be found on the website. The Y4H2 Scholarship Foundation remains committed to its mission of empowering the next generation of leaders through education. The extended deadline provides a valuable opportunity for students to take advantage of this scholarship and secure their educational future.

For more information about the Y4H2 Scholarship Program and inquiries, please contact: Mr. Kevin Stephanus Email:| Phone: [+264 (0) 61 223 997].