African students in the seminar.

Postgraduate Programmes eligible for In-Country/ In-Region Scholarship Programme in Eastern Africa 2021

The objective of this scholarship programme is to promote the development of university teaching staff in universities and build capacity for staff in the public sector through postgraduate training in selected postgraduate study programmes at the institutions listed below.

This programme strongly encourages mobility of Sub-Saharan Africans to study in host institutions within the Eastern Africa region. There are 16 participating host institutions in the Eastern African Region. Check the links below to the host countries, programmes funded, the link to the specific call for scholarship application and the links to the host institutions.

We strongly recommend applicants to apply to institutions outside their home countries.

Application process and procedures: read carefully the specific call for scholarship applications 2021 for the programme you are interested in. Check the DAAD scholarship requirements before applying for the programme. Check also the host institution's admission requirements and reach out to the contact person indicated in the call or check the link to the website of the host institution/university for more information.

How to apply: first, applications must be made directly to the DAAD portal (for the scholarship) and a separate application must be made to the host institutions (for admission eligibility) into the programme.

DAAD Portal application deadline: December 15th, 2020. Please note that the host institutions have set their own deadlines:

Ethiopia

  • Addis Ababa University - IPSS, Subject field: Global & Area Studies (PhD)

DAAD call for scholarship application 2021, DAAD application deadline: 15 December 2020

Link to university announcement, University admission deadline:  TBA

  • Hawassa University - Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources (WGCF), Subject field: Agro-Forestry (Master)

DAAD call for scholarship application 2021, DAAD application deadline: 15 December 2020

Link to university announcement, University admission deadline:  TBA

Kenya

  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Subject fields: Information Technology (PhD), Mechanical Engineering (PhD)

DAAD call for scholarship application 2021, DAAD application deadline: 15 December 2020

Link to university announcement, University admission deadline:  15 December 2020

  • Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Subject field: Health Management (taught at Strathmore University) (PhD)

DAAD call for scholarship application 2021, DAAD application deadline: 15 December 2020

Link to university announcement, KEMRI/Strathmore admission deadline:  15 January 2021, 5:00PM EAT

  • Kenyatta University, Subject fields: Biotechnology (PhD), Environmental Planning and Master in Renewable Energy (PhD)

DAAD call for scholarship application 2021, DAAD application deadline: 15 December 2020

Link to university announcement, University admission deadline:  15 December 2020

Link to university announcement, University admission deadline:  30 November 2020

  • East and South African-German Centre of Excellence for Educational Research Methodologies and Management (CERM-ESA)- Moi University, Subject fields: Education (Master) and Sociology of Education (PhD)

DAAD call for scholarship application 2021, DAAD application deadline: 15 December 2020

Link to university announcement, University admission deadline:  15 December 2020

  • Mount Kenya University, Subject fields: Medical Surgical Nursing (Master), Public Health (Master)

DAAD call for scholarship application 2021, DAAD application deadline: 15 December 2020

Link to university announcement, University admission deadline:  15 December 2020, 11:59 p.m. EAT.

DAAD call for scholarship application 2021, DAAD application deadline: 15 December 2020

Link to university announcement, University admission deadline:  15 December 2020

Sudan

  • Alzaiem Alazhari University, Subject field: Family Medicine (Master)

DAAD call for scholarship application 2021, DAAD application deadline: 15 December 2020

Link to university announcement, University admission deadline:  15 December 2020

 

Tanzania

Uganda

Networks

Study countries: Kenya (University of Nairobi, Egerton University), Tanzania (Sokoine University), Uganda (Makerere University) and Ethiopia (Haramaya University)

DAAD call for scholarship application 2021, DAAD application deadline: 15 December 2020

Link to AERC announcement and call, AERC application deadline:  15 December 2020

  • International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Subject field: Insect Science (PhD)

DAAD call for scholarship application 2021, DAAD application deadline: 15 December 2020

Link to ICIPE announcement, ICIPE deadline for application:  22 December 2020

 

Further Information

For questions related to the programme, please see our Frequently Asked Questions

We are also planning a series of web seminars on the scholarship application for the in-country/in-region scholarship programme Eastern Africa 2021 where you can find more information. Please register here for our online seminars and choose the session suitable for you.

Contact

DAAD Regional Office Kenya:   https://www.daad.or.ke/

Email: icir.nairobi@daad.de