DAAD In-Country/ In-Region Scholarship Programmes 2023/2024 Eastern Africa for postgraduate studies (Fully Funded)

DAAD In-Country/ In-Region Scholarship Programmes 2023/2024 Eastern Africa for postgraduate studies (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: 9th December 2022

The In-Country/In-Region scholarship programme in Eastern Africa aims to promote the development of university teaching staff in universities and build capacity for staff in the public sector through postgraduate training in selected postgraduate study programmes at selected Eastern African partner institutions.

This programme strongly encourages mobility of Sub-Saharan Africans to study in participating host institutions within the Eastern Africa region. Check the information further below for the links to the programmes funded, the links to the specific call for scholarship applications and the links to the host institutions.

Requirements

  • The target group for scholarships are 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.

(Post)graduate programmes in West and Central Africa for which DAAD scholarships are offered:

CountryInstitutionDegreeProgramm
BeninUniversity of Abomey-Calavi (UAC)MasterMaster in Statistics, Major Biostatistics
PhDPhD in Agronomic Sciences, Major Biometry
CameroonUniversity of DschangPhDPhD in Parasitology
PhDPhD in Pharmacology
GhanaUniversity of Ghana – Institute of Statistical Social and Economic ResearchPhDPhD in Development Studies
GhanaUniversity of Ghana – The West Africa Centre for Crop ImprovementMasterMaster in Seed Science and Technology
GhanaUniversity of Ghana – The West Africa Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious PathogensMasterMaster in Molecular Cell Biology of Infectious Diseases
NigeriaFederal University of TechnologyMasterMaster in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
PhDDoctor in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
NigeriaBenue State UniversityMasterMaster in Food Chemistry
PhDPhD in Food Chemistry

(Post)graduate programmes in Southern Africa for which DAAD scholarships are offered:

CountryInstitutionDegreeProgramm
MalawiMalawi University of Business and AppliedSciences (MUBAS)MasterMaster programme in Environmental Health

(Post)graduate programmes in Eastern Africa for which DAAD scholarships are offered:

CountryInstitutionDegreeProgramm
KenyaMoi University – East and South African-German Centre for Education Research Methodologies and Management (CERMESA)MasterMaster of Education in Research
KenyaJomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture andTechnologyMasterMaster of Science in Energy Technology
KenyaPwani UniversityMasterMaster of Science in Bioinformatics
KenyaPartnership for African Social and GovernanceResearch (PASGR)MasterMaster of Research and Public Policy (MRPP)
KenyaJomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture andTechnologyMasterMaster of Science in Soil and Water Engineering
PhDPhD Doctor of Philosophy in Soil and Water Engineering
KenyaMoi UniversityPhDPhD in Biostatistics
KenyaDedan Kimathi University of TechnologyMasterMSc Food Science and Technology
TanzaniaArdhi UniversityMasterMaster of Geomatics
TanzaniaNelson Mandela African Institution of Science and TechnologyMasterMaster of Science in Embedded and Mobile Systems
UgandaBusitema UniversityMasterMaster of Public Health
UgandaMbarara University of Science and TechnologyMasterMaster of Science in Biology (Natural Resources Ecology,Management and Conservation)
MasterMaster of Science in Biology (Microbiology and Parasitology) [MAP]

 Value

  • Monthly allowance
  • Study and research allowance
  • Printing allowance
  • Tuition fees
  • Travel allowance (only applicable for In-Region scholarship holders)
  • Health insurance (only applicable for In-Region scholarship holders)

Application requirements

Please review the call for applications of the degree programme you wish to apply for to see the specific requirements. Generally, the minimum requirements are:

  • Successful completion of a three-year Bachelor degree (Master’s applicants) or a two-year Master degree (PhD applicants) with above average results (at least 2nd class upper division or equivalent);
  • Completion of last university degree should not be more than 6 years ago at the time of application
  • Clear demonstration of motivation and strong commitment;
  • Thorough knowledge of the language of instruction;
  • National or permanent resident of a Sub-Saharan African country
  • Employed as a staff member of a public university, be a candidate for teaching or research staff recruitment, employed in the public sector, and/or an alumnus/a of the DAFI-programme

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the DAAD In-Country/ In-Region Scholarship Programmes Eastern Africa


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