Scholarship Database

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.

In-Country/In Region Scholarships Programme at IITD • DAAD


The programme aims at fostering strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in South Asia with the capacity to contribute to sustainable development. To this end, scholarships are granted for development-related PhD and Master studies for individuals who plan to pursue a career in teaching and / or research at the IIT in Delhi.

Who can apply?

The target group for In-Region-scholarships are graduates and postgraduates from Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal or Sri Lanka with a first academic degree if applying for a Master’s programme, or with a Master’s degree if applying for a doctoral programme who want to pursue Master’s or PhD courses at the IIT Delhi.

What can be funded?

The In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme supports studies in subject areas with strong relevance to national development.
The scholarships at IIT Delhi are available in the following fields:

  • MTech in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science and Technology
  • PhD in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science and Technology
Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme.

Duration of the funding

  • Master’s studies: The scholarships are awarded for the duration of the standard period of study for the chosen programme (up to a maximum of 24 months).
  • PhD studies: The scholarship are awarded for a maximum duration of 5 years.


The scholarship includes a monthly scholarship, travel allowance (In-Region scholarships only), printing allowance, study and research allowance, tuition fees.


The application must be made in two steps:
First step, all applicants must submit a complete application for the programme via the DAAD Portal.
Regardless of this first step, applicants must at the same time/as a second step apply for admission at the IIT Delhi using the contact details and procedure prescribed by the institution. The institution sets its own deadline for the admission process. Please inform yourself in plenty of time about the application process at the host institution.

Further information

For detailled information please see the “Call for scholarship application”.

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