Stellenbosch University is offering development-related scholarship opportunities for individuals who plan to pursue a career in teaching and/or research at a higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa. ​

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.


  • Applicants must be Sub-Saharan Africans (excluding South Africa) who want to participate in a study programme (MSc or PhD studies) at the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics.
  • Applicants must have high school certificates with a good academic record.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English Language

Application Deadline: 15th March 2021 by midnight

Eligible Countries: Africa

Type: Master degree and Ph.D.

Value of Awards: Fully-Funded

Number of Awards: 9

Method of Application: To apply for this scholarship applicants must complete the Online MBHG DAAD Scholarship application form, and submit all required documentation, as outlined in the MBHG DAAD Scholarship Call document for review by the MBHG review committee before the internal deadline ​midnight, 15 March 2021.

To complete the online MBHG DAAD Scholarship application form​ click here.

​For an overview of the application process please click here.

For More Information, Visit The Official Website