DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme 2020 for Master’s and Doctoral Studies


DAAD is bow accepting applications from eligible graduates and postgraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa for its 2020 In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme. See the requirements and how to apply for DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme below.

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme

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.



By training future academic and professional leaders, the programme contributes to the following long-term impacts:

  • Qualified professionals’ involvement in the solution of development-related problems in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Graduates strengthening education and research in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Structural strengthening and regional networking of partner institutions and partner universities

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme Eligibility.

  • Open to 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.

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme Benefits.

Generally:

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

Only applicable for In-Region scholarship holders:

  • Travel allowance
  • Health insurance

How to Apply for DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme.

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.

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Deadline: Varies.


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