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DAAD-NRF In-Country Scholarship for Master & PhD to South Africans: The DAAD/NRF Scholarship programme offers Postgraduate training in a field with strong relevance for national development, aiming at university staff development and public sector demand of academically trained personnel.

Together with the National Research Foundation (NRF) in South Africa, the DAAD awards funding for Master and PhD degrees at South African Universities to South Africans.

The DAAD, in partnership with the National Research Foundation (NRF), offers scholarships for postgraduate studies on a Master and PhD level to South Africans at South African universities in any field of study. This scholarship is only open to South African citizens or Permanent South African Residency Holders.

DAAD-NRF In-Country Scholarship holders are eligible for exciting funding and networking opportunities in addition to the scholarship they have received for their full-time Master or PhD degree in South Africa. They may choose to apply for DAAD funding for a Short-Term Research Visit of 2 – 6 months to Germany and/or attend one of six summer schools on offer in Germany during their funding period with the DAAD and NRF. The DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg furthermore delights in inviting DAAD-NRF Scholarship holders to a yearly conference for networking purposes. This scholarship is thus especially interesting to South Africans who would like to study in South Africa but still gain international research experience in Europe.

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DAAD-NRF In-Country Scholarship Application Deadlines:

  • Master: 16th September 2019
  • PhD: 31st July 2019

Offered Annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: South Africa

To Be Taken At (Country): South Africa

About the DAAD-NRF In-Country Scholarship .

As part of the In-Country Scholarship Programme, in which more than two dozen African universities and university networks participate and which annually supports hundreds of African postgraduates, DAAD in partnership with the National Research Foundation (NRF) offers scholarships for postgraduate studies on a Master and PhD level to South Africans at South African universities in any field of study. This scholarship is only open to South African citizens or Permanent South African Residency Holders.

Type: Master, PhD.

DAAD-NRF In-Country Scholarship Eligibility:

  • South African nationals or permanent residents.
  • Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • ZAR 80.000,- p.a. for Master’s
  • ZAR 110.000,- p.a. for PhD

Duration of Programme:

  • Up to two years for the Master’s, up to three years for the PhD.
  • With this scholarship, the scholarship holder can also elect to do a Short-Term Research Visit to Germany for 2 – 6 months!

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How to Apply for DAAD-NRF In-Country Scholarship for Master & PhD to South Africans.

Applications have to be submitted to NRF only. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered. Final selection is made by a panel consisting of university professors and representatives of both NRF and DAAD. Successful candidates will be informed through NRF.

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