2019 DAAD Scholarship Programme

DAAD Scholarships for Developing Countries have benefited hundreds of African students since inception.The scholarships are given annually to postgraduate students wishing to study for a master‘s or PhD degree abroad.

DAAD does not sponsor undergraduate studies in Africa. The scholarships can support students who want to study in their country (In Country Scholarships) or abroad.


Bachelor degree first class honours or second class honours upper division from any discipline.

Age limit: 36 years.

DAAD Scholarships – Master in Germany

For an ambitious young professional with a good bachelor’s degree not older than 36 years, or below the age of 36, with at least two years of professional experience and want to further your career?

Mostly taught in English, the courses are in the fields of Economics, Engineering, Regional Planning, Agriculture, Health, Law and more.

DAAD Scholarship – PhD in Germany

Are you an ambitious young scholar with a master’s degree (completed less than 6 years ago), would like to experience the German scientific world and earn a PhD from a German university? See the information below.

DAAD is offering Research Grants for Doctoral Candidates and Young Scientists and Academics for the academic year 2019/20 to pursue a Ph.D. in Germany. The scholarships are open to all fields of research.

DAAD offers eight scholarships to Africans residents with an excellent Master’s degree.

Also see 2019 Masters Scholarships Through Commonwealth Shared Scholarships At University Of Edinburgh in UK

Also, in collaboration with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, twenty scholarships are on offer for staff members of Tanzanian public Universities. This programme is administered by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

There is no age limit, but the Master’s degree must not be older than thirty six years at the time of application.

Please be aware that some additional scholarships are available for residents of Eastern and Southern African countries holding an excellent Master’s degree.

For more information and application, see DAAD Scholarship Programmes


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