List Of Available Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Postgraduate Bursaries

By | February 3, 2017

List Of Available Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Postgraduate Bursaries

POSTGRADUATE BURSARY / SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

DEPARTMENT OF RESEARCH CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT

This booklet provides a list of the major funding opportunities available for postgraduate studies at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa. Some of the funding opportunities listed in this booklet are administered by the Research Capacity Development (RCD) department located on the South Campus, Main Building, 13th Floor. However, other opportunities are administered by external bodies and students are therefore encouraged to visit the useful websites provided in this booklet.

The RCD department encourages students to regularly check their NMMU student emails for updates on available postgraduate bursary /scholarshipopportunities.

Students may also view the latest opportunities from the RCD’s website:

http://rcd.nmmu.ac.za/Masters-and-Doctoral-Student-Funding

Opportunities are also posted on our Facebook webpage:

https://www.facebook.com/ResearchCapacityDevelopment

Like our page and be the first to receive all the funding opportunities!

For more information, contact the RCD on: –

Postal Address

Physical Address

Research Capacity Development

Research Capacity Development

PO Box 77000

Room 1314, 13th Floor, Main Building

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Summerstrand

Summerstrand Campus (South)

Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth

6031

Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

South Africa

South Africa

Tel:

+27 41 504-2538

Fax:

+27 41 504-2778

E-mail:

rcd@nmmu.ac.za

PLEASE NOTE: THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS BOOKLET WAS CORRECT AT THE TIME OF GOING TO PRESS. STUDENTS ARE HOWEVER ADVISED TO CHECK WITH RCD OFFICE REGULARLY FOR UPDATES ON DEADLINES AND OTHER RELATED INFORMATION.

CSIR / NMMU SCHOLARSHIP

Availability:

South African citizens.

Enrolled for full-time studies in the fields of: Information and Communication technology; Natural Resource Management; Synthetic Biology; Materials science; Textile science; Renewable energy; Battery research; Laser research; Nanotechnology.

Have attained at least 60% in previous degree (that is, an Honours degree for Master’s applicants and Master’s degree for Doctoral applicants).

Applicants must be prepared to enter into a contract with the CSIR in which the applicant undertakes to enter into employment with the CSIR for at least a period commensurate with the tenure of scholarship, provided that suitable vacancies exist within the CSIR.

Annual value:

R60,000 (Master’s)

R90,000 (Doctoral)

Closing date: To be confirmed

Please note: Call for applications open the previous year for funding in the following year

DEPARTMENT OF ARTS

AND CULTURE (DAC)

Availability:

Applicants must have obtained a BA: Languages undergraduate degree OR must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree from any faculty, with language/ communication modules being an advantage.

Applicants must have intention of registering or be registered for any of the following postgraduate degrees (BA Honours; Research Masters).

For undergraduate students: Eligible students must be registered for a BA degree in 2017, with at least one language module as a major

Closing date: 22 January 2017

Please note: This bursary programme is aimed at the promotion of African Languages. Preference will be given to students pursuing a postgraduate qualification in 2017 in Indigenous Languages.

DORMEHL – CUNNINGHAM SCHOLARSHIP

Availability

Postgraduate (Master’s or Doctoral)

South African

Sciences, Engineering and Education (also includes the following disciplines: Pharmacy, Psychology, Social Work, Human Movement Science and Biokinetics and Dietetics)

Academic excellence

Financial need

Annual value: Variable

Closing date: To be confirmed

FIRST RAND LAURIE DIPPENAAR SCHOLARSHIP

Availability

The scholarship is available to South African citizens for postgraduate study (Master’s, Doctoral and Post-doctoral), who will be studying outside South Africa for the first time, in any discipline at an internationally recognized University of their choice.

The successful candidate will have excelled academically in his or her chosen field of endeavor.

Applicants should have the potential to be a destiny changer in his or her chosen field. There is no age limit, but, preference will be given to candidates under the age of 35.

Candidates who are currently, or have been studying overseas, will not be considered for this scholarship.

The successful candidate has to return to South Africa for at least 5 years after completing his or her studies.

Annual value: R700,000 for one candidate over two years or worth R350,000 for two candidates over one year.

Other scholarships also available are the Momentum Dippenaar Scholarship (R200,000), FirstRand Assistance Bursaries (varying from R50,000 to R150,000), as well as assistance from the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust.

Closing date: Mid-February

JOSHUA FULLARD RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP

Availability

For research Master’s studies (full- time on campus) at NMMU only.

Awarded on academic merit to a student in the Health Sciences Faculty, during their first year of Master’sregistration.

To qualify a student must have obtained a weighted average mark of 70% for Honours and completed his/her previous degree at NMMU.

Annual value: Variable

Closing date: 31 May

MANDELA RHODES FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Availability

For postgraduate study at a SA university or tertiary institution (Honours and Master’s degrees only)

All disciplines;

Any individual between 19 and 30 years of age;

An individual with the ability to be a destiny changer;

Individuals that reflect in their character a commitment to the four principles of Education, Reconciliation, Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship.

Annual value

Tuition and registration fees as set by the institution;

A study materials allowance as set by the Foundation;

Accommodation and meal allowances as set out by the foundation;

Personal allowance;

Economy-class travel allowance for international scholars only, from the Scholar’s home to their institution at the beginning and end of their degree programme.

Closing date: Towards the end of May

NMMU HONOURS BURSARIES

Availability

South African & SADC students

Full-time registered students

Honours studies only

Bursary only awarded for one year

Must have obtained minimum 60% average in previous degree

Annual value: R10,000 (minimum or variable)

Students are advised in their interest to also apply for bursaries from external sources, as an NMMU bursary alone will not be adequate to cover all costs for the academic year.

Closing date: To be advised

Please contact rcd@nmmu.ac.za towards mid-September for further inquiries

NMMU POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP

Availability

Applications for Master’s and Doctoral studies are invited from current PGRS holders (renewals), as well as from new applicants. Any field of study.

Applicants are strongly advised in their own interest to also apply for bursaries / scholarships from outside bodies wherever feasible (e.g. NRF and MRC, etc.).

An online application form must please be completed by clicking on

the link:

http://researchscholarship.nmmu.ac.za

Annual value: Variable

Closing date: Kindly contact rcd@nmmu.ac.za towards mid-September regarding the closing date and as to when the call will open.

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NATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION (NRF)

HONOURS

Honours Bursary categories

Freestanding scholarships;

Innovation scholarships;

Scarce-skills scholarships.

Availability

Must be registered full-time for Honours, BTech/Final year

Must have obtained at least 60% in major subject(s) in preceding academic year to qualify

Students should not have failed any major subjects taken during undergraduate study

Criteria

Scholarships awarded to South African citizens, 13% to foreign nationals (5% SADC, 4% rest of Africa, 4% outside Africa)

Scholarships may not be held concurrently with bursaries, grants, emoluments which bind recipient into service o contract- holder on completion of studies

Scholarship may also not be held concurrently with any other NRF, government funded scholarships, Science Council or Research Institute bursaries.

Beneficiaries who do not register for a Masters’ degree upon completion of studies supported by this bursary will be required to work in S.A. for at least a year after their studies.

Annual Value:

Freestanding scholarship: R20,000 (All fields of study apply)

Innovation scholarship: R50,000 (Science, Engineering, Technology)

Scarce-skills scholarship: R40,000 (Science, Engineering, Technology, Accounting, Auditing, Tourism, Transportation Studies)

NATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION

(NRF) – Master’s, Doctoral

Bursary categories

Master’s and Doctoral – Scarce Skills scholarships

Master’s and Doctoral – Free- standing scholarships

Master’s and Doctoral – Innovation scholarships

Master’s and Doctoral Disabilities NRF call

Master’s and Doctoral DAAD NRF call

Master’s and Doctoral Renewable and Sustainable Energy NRF call

Master’s and Doctoral Medical

Research Council/NRF call

Master’s and Doctoral Extension NRF call

Part-time Doctoral NRF call

Master’s and Doctoral Square

Kilometer Array (SKA) NRF call

VU Amsterdam and Desmond Tutu NRF call (Doctoral students only)

Annual value

Kindly contact the Department of RCD for annual values of NRF Scholarships as they vary from year to year.

Eligibility Criteria: Refer to the NRF website www.nrf.ac.za

Closing date

The NMMU closing date is usually two weeks before the NRF closing date. This period allows for adjustments to the application should it be required.

Apply to

NRF applications are made online: https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za

NIHSS/SAHUDA Doctoral Scholarship

Availability:

Full-time Doctoral students in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Only South African citizens from designated groups. Preference is given to those from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

Successful completion of a Master’s degree or entering the first year of Doctoral study following an upgrade from a Master’s registration, or registered for PhD study in first year of enrolment.

Value:

R120,000 in the first year of registration

The maximum period for the award is three years.

Annual renewals are subject to proof of satisfactory progress

Successful candidates will be expected to sign a contract as regards conditions of the scholarship.

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Closing Date:

There is not set date for the opening and closing of the call.

Please note:

The NIHSS will inform the NMMU institution or RCD office when the call is open.

SANReN / NMMU SCHOLARSHIP

Availability

South African citizens

Enrolled for full-time studies in the field of Information and Communication Technology

Have attained at least 65% in previous degree (that is, an Honours degree for Master’s applicants and Master’s degree for Doctoral applicants)

Applicants must be prepared to work at SANReN for 6 weeks during the year (as per individual arrangements)

Annual value

MTech (IT): R 80,000

PhD (IT): R 120,000

Closing date

To be confirmed

THE SPORT SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP

Availability

Students who are studying research master’s programmes in Soccer or Sport Science.

The output of the research must in some way benefit the development of soccer.

Annual value Variable

Closing date 15 February

SQUARE-KILOMETRE ARRAY – SKA (SA) BURSARY (Honours)

Availability

South African citizens and permanent residents ONLY

Students who wish to study, or are studying, towards any one of the following degrees: Bachelor of Electronic Engineering; Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, with a strong focus on electronic engineering; Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering; Bachelor of Mechatronic Engineering Bachelor of Computer Engineering; Bachelor of Science with co-majors in Mathematics / Applied Mathematics AND Physics (with / without Astrophysics / Astronomy courses);Bachelor of Computer Science, with co-major in Mathematics / Applied Mathematics; Bachelor of Science – Honours in Physics and Electronics / Astrophysics / Astronomy / Computer Science

Students who have achieved a minimum C in Mathematics AND

Physical Science in Grade 12, or a minimum 60% for major subjects at undergraduate level.

Students who intend to pursueHonours research in radio astronomy, or in an engineering discipline relevant to radio astronomy.

Internal Closing date: 10 August

Please note: Students can apply online at https://skagrants.nrf.ac.za

SQUARE-KILOMETRE ARRAY – SKA

(SA) BURSARY (PhD and Msc/MEng)

Availability

South African citizens and permanent residents of South Africa

Citizens of Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia, who wish to complete a relevant PhD or MSc / MEng degree at a South African university; or

South African citizens and citizens of Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia, who wish to complete a relevant PhD or MSc / MEng degree at a university in an SKA SA partner country

Internal Closing date: 20 July

Please note: Students can apply

online at https://skagrants.nrf.ac.za

TATA AFRICA SCHOLARSHIP

Availability

Postgraduate students Honours/BTech; Master’s/MTech and Doctoral)

South African Citizens only

Applications will be short-listed based on both academic excellence and financial need

Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students

Registered full-time students

Any field of study (excluding religious and defense studies)

Annual value

Honours: R 25,000

Master’s: R 30,000

Doctoral: R 50,000

Applications open:

March 2017 (date to be confirmed)

Closing date:

April 2017 (date to be confirmed)

WINIFRED WILSON BURSARY FUND

Availability

English language and literature.

Each application form must be

supported by a confidential report from a professor of English.

Applicant must be in possession of

a BA degree and be from 2nd year upwards.

Call for applications is dependent on funds being available from the Trust

Annual value: Variable

Closing date: 15 December

INDEPENDENT

APPLICATIONS

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet” Aristotle

ATKV BURSARY (DIE AFRIKAANSE TAAL – EN KULTUURVERENIGING)

Availability

Loans for full-time and part- time study at an approved SA Tertiary Institution. ATKV loans are granted annually.

Only ATKV members may apply.

Annual value

Study Loans: R15,000

Closing Date for Study Loans: 15 October

Apply to

The Executive Director

ATKV

P O Box 4586 Randburg 2125

CORROSION INSTITUTE OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

Availability

Postgraduate research in the field of corrosion or corrosion control.

Annual value: Variable

Closing date: None

Apply to

The Secretary

Corrosion Institute of Southern Africa

PO Box 966

Kelvin 2054

Tel: (011) 802-5145 or 0860CORRSA

Fax: 086 726 0318

E-mail:mail@corrosioninstitute.org.za

DENOSA (DEMOCRATIC NURSING ORGANISATION OF SA)

Availability

Paid-up practising members of the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa for post-basic nursing courses, who have been members for 2 years uninterrupted.

Annual value: Variable

Closing Date: 31 January

Apply to

DENOSA Study Fund Committee PO Box 1280

Pretoria 0001

DUDLEY D’EWES SCHOLARSHIP

Availability

For post-Honours studies related to one of the following:

To preserve, promote and encourage literature, the visual and performing arts in The Western, Eastern or Northern Cape provinces;

To preserve or improve the natural and cultural environments of the Western, Eastern and Northern Cape provinces.

Annual value

Up to R10,000

Closing date: 30 September

Apply to

The Secretary P O Box 30087 Tokai

7966

Email: info@cape300foundation.org.za

Website:www.cape300foundation.or

ELEMENT SIX (PTY) LTD

Availability

MSc/PhD bursaries available in:

Physics, Materials Science/ Engineering, Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,Metallurgy/ Metallurgical Engineering, Ceramics.

Annual value: Variable

Apply to:

The Bursary Secretary

Human Resources Department

Element Six

PO Box 561 Springs 1560

ERNST AND ETHEL ERIKSEN TRUST

Availability

Unrestricted disciplines

Students must be South African citizens

Master’s and Doctoral students

Students can also apply online at: www.eriksentrust.co.za.

No late applications will be accepted.

No faxed applications will be accepted

Annual value: Variable

Closing date:

Kindly refer to the Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust website for information about the closing date.

GRAHAMSTOWN FOUNDATION

Old Mutual Grahamstown Foundation Scholarship

Availability: English or related fields. Preference given to Honours courses

Annual value: R10,000

Closing Date: 31 October

WJB Slater Scholarship in the

Performing Arts

Availability

Postgraduate study in the Performing Arts, Ballet, Speech, Drama, Music and

Fine Arts

Annual value: R4,000

Closing Date: 31 October

Please note

The above awards are available only to applicants who are citizens of, and are resident in South Africa.

Candidates will be selected on academic merit, qualities of character, motivation and field of study

No other bursary, scholarship or paid appointment may be held without the agreement of the Grahamstown Foundation.

Apply to

The Scholarships & Bursaries Officer Grahamstown Foundation

PO Box 304 Grahamstown 6140

Email: admin@foundation.org.za

MINTEK

Availability

Research studies in:

– Chemistry (Analytical or Geochemistry), Chemical Engineering (Minerals Processing option), Electrical Engineering (Process Instrumentation or Electronics).

–Extraction Metallurgy (Pyrometallurgy or Hydrometallurgy),Geology (majoring in Mineralogy, Applied Geology or Economic Geology), Mechanical Engineering, Physical Metallurgy, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

Annual value

Mintek bursaries cover the full payment of registration, tuition, residence fees and meals, and also an allowance of R20,000 a year for Master’s students and R30,000 annually for Doctoral students in return for a commitment to work at Mintek on a year-for-year basis.

Closing date: None

Apply to

MINTEK Bursary Office

Private Bag X3015,

Randburg, 2125

Email: bursaries@mintek.co.za

Website:www.mintek.co.za

Tel: (011) 709-4111/4139

Fax: (011) 709-4465 / 0872333752

NALN BURSARY

Availability:

Afrikaans language and Literature.

Annual value: R2,000

Closing date: 31 October

Apply to

The Director

NALN

Private Bag X20543 Bloemfontein 9300

NIHSS/SAHUDA SCHOLARSHIP

Availability:

Full-time Doctoral students in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Only South African citizens from designated groups. Preference is given to those from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

Successful completion of a Master’s degree or entering the first year of Doctoral study following an upgrade from a Master’s registration, or registered for PhD study in first year of enrolment.

Value:

R120,000 in the first year of registration

The maximum period for the award is three years.

Annual renewals are subject to proof of satisfactory progress

Successful candidates will be expected to sign a contract as regards conditions of the scholarship.

Closing Date:

There is not set date for the opening and closing of the call.

Please note:

The NIHSS will inform the NMMU institution or RCD office when the call is open.

PEPLER TRUST

Availability

Only students from Cradock High School, Grens High school and Claredon Girls High school in East London qualify to apply for this bursary. No other applications will be considered.

Annual value: Variable

Closing date: 31 January

Apply to

The Manager ABSA Trust Ltd PO Box 1033 Sanlamhof 7532

Availability

One award per annum, based on academic merit.

Students must be registering for at least their fourth academic year of study or Honours equivalent in a profession which, on qualification, would be eligible for membership of PPS Limited e.g. Medical, Legal, Accountancy, Teaching, Engineering etc.

Students must be citizens or permanent residents of South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Botswana, Zimbabwe or such areas as the PPS Board may determine.

Apply to:

For more information please visit: https://www.pps.co.za/explorepps/bursariesands ponsors/

PUBLIC SERVICE BURSARY SCHEME (DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES)

Availability

Full-time MA Psychology students.

Internship and service contract.

Annual value: Variable

Closing date: 30 June

Apply to

The Head: Recruitment Private Bag X9013 East London

5201

Tel: (043) 706-7800

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THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LEARNING AND EDUCATIONAL DIFFERENCES (SAALED)

Availability

The applicant must be at an institution recognised by SAALED and the diploma / degree course shall be in the area of Special Education / Learner Support and or Inclusive Education.

Annual value: R6,000

Closing date: 31 October

Apply to

SAALED National Office PO Box 55023 Northlands,

2116

Tel: (011) 325-2406

Fax: 086 1681 3547

E-mail: membership@saaled.org.za

Website:www.saaled.org.za

SA ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN GRADUATES (SAAWG)

Isie Smuts Award – 1

Availability

For a female undertaking postgraduate studies/ research in any field.

Annual value: R 1,300

Bertha Stoneman Award – 2

Availability

For a female undertaking Postgraduate studies/ research in Botany, Natural Sciences or related studies (including Environmental Studies).

Annual value: R 2,000

Mary Agard Pocock Award – 3

Availability

For a female undertaking postgraduate research studies in Botany, Natural Sciences or related fields (including Environmental Studies)

Annual value: R 1,300

SAAWG International Fellowship Award – 4 Availability

For a foreign female student who is enrolled with a South African university for at least one year of postgraduate research.

Hansi Pollak Scholarship – 5

Availability

For a female undertaking postgraduate research directed towards bettering social conditions in South Africa. The recipient is required to spend at least two years in South Africa after completing the degree, implementing the results of the research.

Annual value: R3,000 per year for two years

Apply to

The SAAWG Fellowship Secretary Suite 329

Private Bag X18 Rondebosch 7701

E-mail:vicult@mweb.co.za OR hbowen@telkomsa.net

Website: www.saawg.org

PLEASE NOTE:

Application forms are available on the SAAWG website given above (option for renewal).

Closing date (1-5 above):

15 February 2017

Annual value: R 1,300

SOUTHERN AFRICAN MUSIC RIGHTS ORGANISATION (SAMRO)

Intermediate Bursaries for Music Composition Study in Southern Africa

Availability

For the study of music composition as a major subject in either the western art/choral or jazz/popular music genres. Citizens of South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland.

Annual value

Master’s or doctoral level: R 6,250 towards tuition

Closing date: 15 February

Postgraduate Bursaries for the study of Indigenous African Music as a major subject in Southern Africa

Availability

For the study of African indigenous music as a major subject. Citizens of South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland.

Annual value

Master’s or doctoral level – R5,750 towards tuition

Closing date: 15 February

Apply to

The Music Education Officer

SAMRO Endowment for the National Arts PO Box 31609; Braamfontein 2017

E-mail:sena@samro.org.za

Website:www.samro.org.za

SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL ROADS AGENCY (SANRAL)

Bursaries are awarded to:

Financially needy and academically deserving students, who are planning to pursue a full time BSc or BEng degree in Civil Engineering. Bursary applications are open to students, who have completed

1st year and is registered for 2nd, 3rd, 4th or postgraduate studies. However, strongly motivated applications from 1st years will be considered.

Closing Date: 30 November

Applications:

Application form available at

www.nra.co.za

NB: Bursary covers Registration, Tuition, Books, Food, Living allowance and Accommodation/travelling cost.

SASOL GROUP OF COMPANIES – BURSARY / LOAN

Availability

For university-type programmes only.

For Master’s and Doctoral candidates who will select a research topic from a Sasol- approved topic list.

Fields of study: Chemistry, Geoscience, Chemical Engineering

Requirements: Above average academic record for the undergraduate degree in the same field of study.

THE CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF BUILDING (CIOB)

Availability

Full details of the scholarships can be found on the following website: www.ciob.org.uk

Apply to

Scholarships and Faculties Officer

Construction Innovation and Development

Chartered Institute of Building

Englemere Kings Ride

Ascot

Berkshire

SL5 7TB

United Kingdom

Closing date: 30 April

Apply to : www.sasolbursaries.com

THE GSSA RESEARCH, EDUCATION & INVESTMENT FUND

Availability

The REI Fund makes limited funds available to members or postgraduate student members of the GSSA, to be utilised for research projects, defraying of analytical or publication costs, attendance of congresses or conferences, travel grants or any other purpose related to the earth sciences.

Applicants to submit full details of the purpose and application of the funding.

Annual value: Variable

Closing date: 31 January

Apply to

The REI Fund PO Box 61809 Marshalltown 2107

Tel: (011) 492 3370

Email: info@gssa.org.za

UNION OF JEWISH WOMEN OF SA

The Toni Saphra Bursary

Availability

The Bursary is only available to women students who already hold an undergraduate degree and who’s proposed postgraduate course of study will qualify her to render some form of social service to the South African community.

Applicants who have not completed a first degree but are in their final year of study may also apply.

A student, who has been awarded a bursary the year before may apply again for one extra year.

Applicants must be South African citizens studying in South Africa only

Application must be made in the year proceeding the proposed year of study.

It is essential that the student applies in writing for an application form.

Annual value: R20,000

Closing date:

1 March – 31 August (written applications)

31 October (other information)

Apply to

The Bursary Officer

Union of Jewish Women of SA

PO Box 87556

Houghton 2041

OVERSEAS OPPORTUNITIES

“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think” – Albert

Einstein

CAMBRIDGECOMMONWEALTH EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL TRUST

Availability

A number of scholarships are available to South African citizens who plan to study at the University of Cambridge, UK at postgraduate level, both for one year taught postgraduate courses (Master’s or equivalent) or for Doctoral (PhD).

All applicants should apply direct to the University of Cambridge for

admission, via the website: http://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/

Contact:

Cambridge Commonwealth European

and International Trust 53-54 Sidney

Street

Cambridge CB2 3HX

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1223 338498

Fax: +44 (0)1223 760618

E-mail:cambridge.trust@admin.cam.ac.uk

Website:www.cambridgetrust.org

Applicants should also visit the Trust`s website and use the database of scholarships at: http://www.cambridgetrust.org/ scholarships/ to find the awards for which they are eligible. Some of these will require an additional application, and full details are given on the page about each scholarship.

HAWORTH / WAHL SCHOLARSHIP

Peter Haworth Memorial Scholarship

(Male and female postgraduates)

Cicely Haworth Wahl Scholarship

(Female postgraduates)

Robert and Cicely Wahl Scholarship (male and female postgraduates)

Availability

Scholarships are tenable at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford or London only. Candidates must be postgraduates of a South African university.

Annual value: Variable

Closing date: 31 December

Apply to

For Attention: Ria Visser Wahl Scholarship Private Bag X5

Menlo Park 0102

KING’S COLLEGE LONDON

Website link:

http://www.kcl.ac.uk/graduate/funding/database/

LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

Availability

Various awards available. London University. Only for university-type programmestudents.

http://www.lse.ac.uk/financialsupport

Apply to

The Financial Support Office

London School of Economics & Political

Science

Houghton Street

London WC2A 2AE

England

RHODES SCHOLARSHIPS in Southern Africa

Availability

Applicants are invited from outstanding postgraduate young students who excel academically, demonstrate leadership, are committed to making a difference in the world and have the energy to fulfill their ambitions.

Annual value:

The scholarship covers all costs, including University and College fees and travel to and from Oxford. A comfortable living allowance is also provided.

Closing date: The deadline for completed applications and all accompanying documentation is 15 August 2017.

Apply to

The Secretary for the Scholarships P O Box 41468

Craighall 2024

Tel: +27 11 794 4693

Fax: + (0)86 606 2545

Email: Rhotrust@pixie.co.za

For more information, visit: http://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk

Online Applications visit:

http://www.Rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/southern-africa

*Brochures available at RCD offices, Main Building, Office 1314

THE BRADLOW CAMBRIDGE

SCHOLARSHIP

Availability

St John’s College, Cambridge – Doctoral studies in any discipline

2017/18 Bradlow Foundation

Competition

Apply to

The Secretary to the Tutor for Graduate Affairs

St John’s College Cambridge CB2 1TP England

Tel: +44 1223 338612

Fax: +44 1223 766419

E-mail: graduate-admissions@joh.cam.ac.uk

For more information visit:

http://www.joh.cam.ac.uk/graduate- applications/graduate

OR

http://www.joh.cam.ac.uk/scholarships- studentships/graduate-scholarships

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SAMRO OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIP

COMPETITION

Availability

Two scholarships (one for Western art music and one for jazz/popular music) for advanced study abroad at postgraduate level. Only for applicants who have already obtained a degree or equivalent diploma in music, or who are in their final year of such a degree or equivalent diploma.

Annual value

R 160,000 towards tuition overseas, plus travel allowance of up to R 10,000.

Closing date: 30 April

Apply to

The Music Education Officer

SAMRO Endowment for the National Arts P O Box 31609

Braamfontein 2017

E-mail: sena@samro.org.za

Website:www.samro.org.za

THE FULBRIGHT SOUTH AFRICA

GRADUATE PROGRAM

Availability

South African citizens willing to pursue Master’s or PhD degrees.

South African PhD students willing to conduct research and/or take courses at a U.S. academic institution for a one-year non- degree program.

South African residents and Permanent residents who have aBachelor degree and/or Honours for the Master’s program or a Master’s degree for the Doctoral program.

Very competitive and awarded for a period of two years.

Annual value: Variable (includes – return airfare to the United States, tuition and residence fees, book, settling-in and personal allowances).

Closing date: 30 April

Apply to

For more information, please contact the programs’ Public Affairs Office at the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria (Consulates in Cape Town, Durban or Johannesburg) on:

Tel: 012-431-4000

E-Mail:

Fulbright_Program_SAfrica@state.gov

Website:

https://za.usembassy.gov/education- culture/fulbright-postgraduate/