DAAD PhD Scholarships - 2017

Scholarships for a PhD programme in Mathematical Sciences.

DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service, in association with AIMS, provides five in-region scholarships for a PhD programme in Mathematical Sciences. These scholarship are available to students wishing to commence a PhD programme at a South African University. Research fields considered include (mathematical sciences, statistics, computational and applied maths, physics, cosmology and astronomy, computer science, bio-informatics).

Funds awarded by the scholarship must be used towards covering the costs of tuition fees, living expenses, medical insurance, books, stationery, research literature expenses, study permit and research.


African nationals from Sub Saharan countries (excluding South African nationals), and not older than 36 years of age on the date of nomination may apply. Women are particularly encouraged to submit an application.

For more information and online applications, please visit the AIMS website