DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships for Master and PhD Studies 2024

Applications are invited from qualified applicants for the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships 2024/25 for Masters or PhD programme in Africa. The scholarship seeks to foster strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa with the capacity to contribute to sustainable development

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.


  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): DAAD
  • Host Institution(s): Host Institutions in Africa
  • Scholarship Type: Fully Funded
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: Masters and PhD
  • Nationality: Africans

See Also: DAAD Scholarship 2024 | Application Guide

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships 2024/25:

  • Applicants must be a national of a Sub-Sahara African country
  • Applicants must possess a relevant first academic degree if applying for a Master’s programme, or with a Master’s degree if applying for a doctoral programme.
  • Applicants must demonstrate excellent academic and leadership abilities and must be willing to abide by the guidelines governing the conduct of students awarded DAAD scholarships.

Scholarship Benefits

  • 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: Interested applicants for the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships 2024/2025 are to go through a list of programmes in the respective countries and apply.

Please find below the list of degree programmes funded within this scholarship programme in the region Southern Africa, including the links to the respective calls for applications.



South Africa

Application Deadline: 9th April 2024

Visit the Official website for more Details

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