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DAAD Stellenbosch University Molecular Biology and Human Genetics (MBHG) Scholarships 2021/2022

It has been agreed upon that DAAD cooperates with the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics (MBHG) at Stellenbosch University, by offering up to 5 In-Region Scholarships for MSc studies and up to 4 In-Region Scholarships for PhD studies at MBHG for the intake 2021.​

Application Deadline: 15th March 2021 by midnight

About the Award: 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. To this end, scholarships are granted for development-related Master or doctoral studies for individuals who plan to pursue a career in teaching and/or research at a higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa. ​

Type: Masters, PhD

Eligibility: The target group for scholarships are graduates and postgraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) who want  to participate in a study programme (MSc or PhD studies) at the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics. Stellenbosch University will screen, pre-select (according to DAAD selection criteria) and short-list the applicants. 

Eligible Countries: African Students

To be Taken at (Country): South Africa

Number of Awards: 9

Value of Award: The Award is fully funded

How to Apply: 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 any queries relating to the DAAD In-Region Scholarship Programme​ please contact [email protected]

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

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