DAAD In-Country/In-Region Programme Sub-Saharan Africa Scholarship 2022 (Masters and PhD Studies)

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Programme Sub-Saharan Africa 2022: Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Programme Sub-Saharan Africa scholarships targeted at students in their Masters and PhD study level across the West and Central Africa, Eastern Africa and Southern Africa regions.

The scholarships are granted for development-related Masters 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.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): DAAD.

Scholarships to be taken at: Scholarships can be taken at home country and within In-region.

Scholarship Type: Full/Partial Funding.

Scholarship Worth: Not Specified (see scholarship benefits).

Number of Awards: Not stated.

Study Level: Masters and PhD

Nationality: Sub-Saharan Africans

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DAAD In-Country/In-Region Sub-Saharan Africa Scholarships | DETAILS

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

Eligibility Criteria

  • The target group for scholarships are graduates and postgraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa
  • A first academic degree if applying for a Master’s programme, or a Master’s degree if applying for a doctoral programme required
  • Candidates should be applying 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.
  • The selection process differs between the individual degree programmes. Please see the call for applications for further information.

Scholarship Benefits

Generally, the scholarship offers:

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

Only applicable for In-Region scholarship holders:

  • Travel allowance
  • Health insurance

Application Procedures

  • How to Apply: 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.
  • Candidates can use the provided links associated with their region or country to check for eligible programmes and to submit applications.

West and Central Africa


Burkina Faso



  • University of Ibadan, Subject fields: Engineering/Agricultural Science (Master Energy Studies, Master Fisheries Management)


  • Centre d ‘Etudes Régional pour l’Amélioration de l’Adaptation à la Sécheresse (CERAAS), Subject field: Agricultural Sciences (Master, PhD)

Eastern Africa







Southern Africa


  • Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Subject field: Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (PhD)


  • University of Mauritius, open to all development-related subject fields (PhD, Master full-time as well as part-time)


  • Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Subject fields: Computer Science (Master), Informatics (Master)

South Africa (In-Region scholarships only; In-Country scholarships for South Africa are addressed in a separate call for applications -> daad.de/go/de/stipa10000279)

  • African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Subject field: Mathematical Sciences (PhD)
  • African Paediatric Fellowship Programme (APFP), Subject field: Pediatrics, Medicine (Master)
  • Centre for Human Rights (CHR), Subject field: Human Rights (Master, PhD)
  • Rhodes University, Subject field: Biochemistry and Microbiology/Science (PhD)
  • Stellenbosch University (SUN), Subject field: Economic and Management Sciences (PhD)
  • University of South Africa (UNISA), Subject field: Nanosciences (Master, PhD)
  • University of Pretoria– Agriculture and Environmental Studies, Subject field: Agriculture and Environmental Studies (Master, PhD)

Please Note: You are strongly advised to check the up-to-date information at the official website, as some details may change without notice.

Application Deadline: Varies.

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

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