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The DAAD In-Region Scholarship 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 studies for individuals who plan to pursue a career in teaching and/or research at a higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa. ​

The target group for scholarships are graduates and postgraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) who want to participate in a MSc study programme at the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics. 

Applications for the DAAD scholarship have to be submitted via the DAAD portal. 

Application closing deadline: 27th April 2023

For information on the scholarship programme and for the application process with relevant dates please refer to call document below.

Call for Scholarship Applications SUN MBHG_2024_final.pdf

Please click here​ for a list of suggested projects, which we strongly encourage applicants use to inform their proposal for a Masters project.

For any queries relating to the DAAD In-Region Scholarship Programme​ please contact mbhgapplications@sun.ac.za