2023 DAAD Scholarships for Molecular Biology and Human Genetics (MBHG) at Stellenbosch University

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For anyone interested in pursuing a career in teaching and/or research at a higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa and in applying for a development-related scholarship, Stellenbosch University is presently taking applications. ​

The goal of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) In-Region Scholarship Program is to encourage the growth of higher education institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa that are robust, internationally focused, and have the potential to contribute to sustainable development.


  • The applicants must be residents of Sub-Saharan Africa, with the exception of South Africa, and they must have the intention of enrolling in a study program (MSc studies) offered by the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics.
  • It is essential for applicants that they have graduated from high school and have a proven track record of academic success.
  • Candidates are anticipated to possess a solid grasp of the English language.
  • Africa is one of the continents that might apply.

To be completed at: Stellenbosch University, South Africa’s Stellenbosch

Category: Master’s degree

Awards Value: Each Award Is Fully Funded

There are 5 awards altogether.     

To apply for a DAAD grant, you have to use the DAAD port. This is the only way to apply that works.

Please refer to the call document that can be found below for details on the scholarship program as well as the application procedure and important dates.

Invitation to Submit Applications for Scholarships SUN MBHG_2024_final.pdf

The deadline for applications is April 27th, 2023.

Submission Deadline:  27th April 2023

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