Due Date: November 8, 2019

Applications for the DAAD In-Region PhD Scholarship Program 2020 at GOALS South Africa are now open. DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), as an openly moneyed, independent organisation of the organizations of college in Germany, promotes worldwide scholastic exchange along with academic co-operation with establishing nations through a range of financing and scholarship programs.

As part of the “In-Region Scholarship Progamme” DAAD provides scholarships for PhD research studies. The program is moneyed by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Advancement (BMZ) and is targeted at university personnel in the very first line, without disregarding the general public sector need of academically trained workers.

The target group for scholarships are postgraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa (leaving out South Africa) with a Master’s degree who wish to pursue PhD courses in South Africa (In-Region scholarships). It has actually been concurred upon that DAAD complies with GOALS by providing to 6 In-Region Scholarships for PhD research studies in the field of Mathematical Sciences. Trainees although signed up at UWC, UCT or Stellenbosch University will require to be connected to GOALS South Africa either through co-supervision or research study partnership. Trainees will be needed to invest a long time at GOALS South Africa throughout their research studies.


The scholarship covers

  • Tuition charges
  • Research study and research study allowance
  • Printing allowance
  • Lodging and feeding
  • Travel allowance
  • Insurance Coverage


Candidates need to

  • Have actually effectively finished usually a two-year university degree (doctoral prospects) with above typical outcomes (upper forth of class)
  • Plainly reveal inspiration and strong dedication
  • Have extensive understanding of the language of guideline
  • Have actually finished their last university degree not more than 6 years earlier at the time of application need to be nationals or long-term local of a Sub-Saharan African Nation, leaving out South Africa
  • Must usually be.
    • team member of a public university,
    • prospect thought about for mentor or research study personnel recruitment,
    • from the general public sector
  • Female candidates and prospects from less fortunate areas or groups are particularly motivated to take part in the program.
  • PhD-scholarships are at first given for one year and can be extended upon invoice of an application for extension. Scholars need to show acceptable development prior to an extension is given.


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