NRF-DAAD In-Country Scholarship for South Africans 2022/2023

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in collaboration with the National Research Foundation (NRF) in South Africa grants postgraduate and doctoral funding at South African Universities to South African citizens or South Africans as part of Scholarship within / region program

The NRF-DAAD scholarship within the country awarded jointly by DAAD and NRF to full-time Master and PhD students in South Africa in all fields of study at any South African university. The scholarship is especially aimed at applicants who would like to gain research experience in South Africa and Germany.

Scholarship sponsors: DAAD / NRF

Host institutions: Universities of South Africa

Scholarship value: Full funding + Other benefits

Number of awards: enough

Level of education: Teachers

Nationality: South Africans

Eligibility criteria NRF-DAAD In-Country 2022 Scholarship

  • Applicants must enroll in postgraduate or doctoral studies at any South African university.
  • South African citizenship or permanent South African residence is a prerequisite for the scholarship.
  • Applicants must be 32 years of age or younger in the year of application.

Scholarship benefits

Holders of NRF-DAAD In-Country Scholarships are eligible for exciting funding and networking opportunities in addition to the scholarship they have received for the full-time Master or PhD in South Africa:

  • Scholarship holders can apply for a short-term research stay in Germany.
  • Scholarship holders can apply for one of the five interdisciplinary summer schools offered in Germany during their funding period:
  • Johannesburg DAAD Information Center invites 50-70 fellows to take part in networking conference in South Africa every year

Application Procedures

How to applyFor a smooth and successful application, interested parties should refer to Handbook for the NRF Connect system for applications. And access to NRF-DAAD Electronic Application System to start the application.

Application deadline: July 8, 2022

Visit the Official Website for more details

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