The DAAD awards funding to Sub-Saharan African students for full-time Master or PhD degrees in their own country or another Sub-Saharan African country as part of its In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme. Current open calls until 15 June 2022! Virtual Info Session 23 March!
The programme promotes the mobility of researchers between Sub-Saharan African countries and capacity building at Sub-Saharan African universities.
Master and PhD scholarships in this programme are awarded for preselected degree programmes in development-related and SDG-oriented fields at preselected Sub-Saharan African institutions. Scholarships are awarded to Sub-Saharan African students for study and research in their home country (In-Country) or in another Sub-Saharan African country (In-Region).
Current Open calls with Deadline 15 June:
Ghana – West African Center for Crop Improvement (WACCI), University of Ghana, Subject fields: Master Seed Science and Technology (Master)
Malawi – Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Subject field: Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (PhD)
Namibia – University of Namibia (UNAM), Subject fields: Biodiversity Management (Master)
South Africa – (In-Region scholarships only; In-Country scholarships for South Africa are addressed in a separate call for applications -> DAAD South Africa In-Country
– University of Witwatersrand, African Centre for Migration and Displacement (ACMS), Subject field: Migration and Displacement Studies (Master, PhD)
Virtual Info Session 23 March! Registration is required https://www.daad.de/surveys/714369
Flyer on the open calls and Info Session here: DAAD In- County/In-Region Scholarship Southern Africa