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2024 DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships For Africans | Fully Funded

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships aim to foster strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa with the capacity to contribute to sustainable development.

To this end, the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships are granted for development-related studies to individuals who plan to pursue a career in teaching and/or research in Sub-Saharan Africa.

As part of the In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme, “DAAD offers scholarships for PhD and Master studies in top African research institutions.

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In this post, you will find information that will help you to easily navigate the application process for the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships. 

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Summary

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Details:

The DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships programme is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) with the aim of contributing to developments in the African region.

The In-Country/In-Region programme in developing countries aims to contribute to train highly qualified professionals and managerial staff for sustainable development in the partner countries.

The programme thus offers scholarships to future university teachers from developing countries for postgraduate courses and for doctorates.

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Recipients of the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships study at universities in their home country or at highly qualified institutions in the region, some of which are organised in networks.

Sieze this opportunity to benefit from this fully funded offer while also contributing to the development of your country and Africa as a continent.

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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 satisfy the following conditions:

  • Be a graduate student 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.

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  • 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 follow the outlined procedure below;

  • Visit the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships webpage using the button below
  • Select your desired country/region as appropriate and corresponding program
  • Ensure you are meet the eligibility criteria of the your chosen program
  • Create your account on the DAAD portal using this link
  • Complete your personal profile and submit all required documents

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Deadline: April 9, 2024

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