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Study-In-Africa: 2024 DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Programme For African Students

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships is for Africans and with the aim of 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’s 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.

As part of the In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme, “DAAD offers scholarships for PhD and Master studies

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Summary

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Details:

As part of the „In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme“ DAAD offers scholarships for PhD and Master studies.

The DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships programme is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and aims at university staff in the first line, without neglecting the public sector demand of academically trained personnel.

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Requirements for DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships:

To be considered for the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships, you must:

  • The target group for scholarships are graduates and postgraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa with a first academic degree if applying for a Master’s programme, or with a Master’s degree if applying for a doctoral programme who want to pursue Master’s or PhD courses in their home country (so called In-Country scholarships) or in another Sub-Saharan African country (In-Region scholarships).
  • Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme.
  • Please note that In-Country scholarships for students from South Africa are administrated by NRF (https://www.nrf.ac.za/).


Benefits of DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships

for the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships, Funding is provided for the usual duration of a course – generally, up to two years for Masters and up to three years for the PhD degree programmes.



  • Monthly allowance
  • Study and research allowance
  • Printing allowance
  • Tuition fees

Only applicable for In-Region scholarship holders:

  • Travel allowance
  • Health insurance

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How to Apply for DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships

Interested and qualified applicants for the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships should apply using the link below.

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Deadline: Novermber 23, 2023

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