DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Program 2024

DAAD In- Country/In-Region Scholarships Program 2024

DAAD In- Country/In-Region Scholarships Program 2024

DAAD now opens its applications for the 2024/25 In-Country/In-Region Scholarships to be offered in Africa for master’s or Ph.D. programs. This scholarship aims to raise the level of international orientation within Sub-Saharan African higher education systems to a level that could contribute to sustainable development.

These Scholarship programs are provided for advanced study of the development field for individuals willing to contribute to higher education teaching and research in Sub-Saharan African areas by taking a Master’s or PhD Degree.

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Scholarship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): DAAD

Host Institution(s): Host Institutions in Africa

Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Masters and PhD

Nationality: Africans

Requirements and eligibility criteria for DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Program 2024:

  • Applicant must be a citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country.
  • Applicant must hold a relevant first academic degree for a Master’s program or a Master’s degree for a doctoral program.
  • Applicant must demonstrate excellent academic and leadership abilities.
  • Applicants must be willing to abide by the guidelines governing the conduct of students awarded a DAAD scholarship.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Monthly allowance
  • Study and research allowance
  • Printing allowance
  • Tuition fees
  • For In-Region scholarship holders only:
  • Travel allowance
  • Health insurance

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Application Procedure for DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Program 2024 (How to apply);

Interested applicants for the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships 2024/2025 should review the list of programs available in their respective countries and apply accordingly. Here are the degree programs funded within this scholarship program in the Southern Africa region:


  • Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR)
  • Subject field: Master in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science


  • Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST)
  • Subject field: PhD in Computer Science

South Africa:

  • Stellenbosch University (SUN)
  • Subject field: Master in Molecular Biology and Human Genetics (MBHG)
  • University of Cape Town (UCT)
  • Subject field: Master in Urban Studies – Southern Urbanism
  • University of the Western Cape (UWC)

Subject fields:

  • Master in Development Studies at ISD
  • PhD in Development Studies at ISD

Application Deadline: 9th April 2024

For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Webpage.

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