The programme aims at fostering strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa with the capacity to contribute to sustainable development.
To this end, scholarships are granted for development-related Master or doctoral studies for individuals who plan to pursue a career in teaching and / or research at a higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa. The following are the open calls.
Please note: Usually, the application procedure follows a two-step process. First, applicants submit their scholarship application to the host institution. After a pre-selection has been conducted, shortlisted applicants will be asked to submit their application again via the DAAD portal for the final selection.
|Country||Institution||Name of Programme||Institution’s Application Deadline||Details|
|Ghana||West African Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI)||Seed Science and Technology (Master)||20th April 2022||Link to Programme Overview|
|Malawi||Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR)||Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (Master/PhD)||contact institution||Link to Programme Overview|
|Namibia||University of Namibia||Biodiversity Management (Master)||contact institution||Link to Programme Overview|
|South Africa||Stellenbosch University, Mathematics Division||Mathematics (Master/PhD)||3rd May 2022||Link to Programme Overview|
|South Africa||Stellenbosch University, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics (MBHG)||Molecular Biology and Human
Genetics (MBHG) (Master/PhD)
|contact institution||Link to Programme Overview|
|South Africa||University of the Witwatersrand, African Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS)||Migration and Displacement
|30th April 2022||Link to Programme Overview|
For a complete list of all the programmes under the In-Country/In-Region Scholarship in Sub-Saharan Africa click here.