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Canyon Coal invites students from South Africa who are interested in joining the Mining Industry to apply for External Bursary Scheme in the study fields of Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Mine Survey, Geology and Analytical Chemistry.

The aim of the bursaries is to assist excellent students from South Africa.

Canyon Coal is a coal exploration and mining company founded in 2006. It has operations and projects in Mpumalanga and Gauteng provinces of South Africa.

Course Level: These bursaries are available to pursue the undergraduate degree.

Study Subject: These bursaries are awarded in the following fields:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mine Survey
  • Geology
  • Analytical Chemistry

Scholarship Award: These bursaries will cover the following:

  • The bursary covers full tuition, accommodations and book allowances.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these bursaries:

  • Bursaries are available to South African citizens who already studying with a 65% average at a tertiary institution.

Nationality: South African applicants can apply for these bursaries.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous year degree.

Undergraduate Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • Applications forms are available from Nomfundo Mkhwebani at n.mkhwebani-at-canyoncoal.com
  • The following documentation must accompany the application form: Certified ID Copy, Certified matric results, certified copies of tertiary academic records including most recent results, certified copies of 2016 Proof of registration and fee statement. Completed forms with certified copies of attachments should be e-mailed back to n.mkhwebani-at-canyoncoal.com

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 30, 2017.

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icon Masters

icon Medical fields

Open to South African citizens

icon  South African Medical Association (SAMA)

icon 30 Sep 2017

icon Partial Funding, pre-graduate bursary of R20,000.00 pa + other benefits

iconMedical schools in South Africa

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South African Medical Association is offering SAMA Medical Student Bursaries, 2017 to provide support to South African citizens attending medical school in South Africa.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants of SAMA Medical Student Bursaries, 2017 must be citizens of South Africa.
  • Applications from historically disadvantaged groups are encouraged.
  • Recipients of SAMA Medical Student Bursaries, 2017 can be in receipt of other scholarships but must be declared to the SAMA Bursary Committee.

Documents required:

  • Social and geographic consideration
  • Recommendation of Referees
  • Belonging to historical disadvantage group
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Academic merit including previous prizes and awards
  • Potential for excellence

Documents required:

  • Applicant’s details
  • Proof of citizenship
  • Resume in at most 2 pages explaining education and volunteer experience
  • Copy of letter of acceptance to a South African medical school (can be provided upon being shortlisted)

 

The Stellenbosch University International invites applications for PhD Scholarships from bright young individuals to pursue research leading to a PhD degree. These scholarships are available for South African applicants funded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

The aim of the scholarships is to support candidates to the effort, study and research.

The Stellenbosch University International (SU International) is a support service division within the responsibility area of the Vice-Rector: Strategic Initiatives and Internationalization (SI&I).

Course Level: These scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: These scholarships are awarded in the field of Historical Trauma, Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma and Related Themes.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover the following:

  • The scholarships are funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as part of the research initiative.

Numbers of Scholarships:  Three scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these scholarships:

  • Applicants should have a strong research background, especially in qualitative research methods with a Research, Clinical or related Master’s’ degree in Psychology. Applicants from other fields in the Humanities and Social Sciences may be considered. Demonstrable research skill and experience at Masters’ level in empirical data gathering, especially in qualitative research methods, will be ascribed high importance.

Nationality: South African applicants can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have master degree.

Research Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • Applicants are required to submit a summary or draft proposal with their application. The draft proposal should describe, under a proposed title, the research to be undertaken, and the applicant’s disciplinary background.
  • Applications should be sent to Jolene Pietersen at jrp1-at-sun.ac.za

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 28, 2017.

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Applications are invited for six full-time HEARD PhD Research Scholarship at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Citizens of all African countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The aim of our PhD programme is to produce expertly qualified graduates to advise or to be part of influential policy-making or programme implementing entities in Africa.

The University of KwaZulu-Natal or UKZN is a university with five campuses in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. It was formed on 1 January 2004 after the merger between the University of Natal and the University of Durban-Westville.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Six full-time PhD scholarships are available to students conducting research in one of the following areas:

  • Health Systems Strengthening
  • Health Economics
  • Health Financing
  • Unsafe Abortions
  • Contraception
  • Universal Health Care Financing
  • Gender-based Violence

Scholarship Award: Scholarship offers:

  • The scholarship will commence in February 2018.
  • The value of each scholarship is R 600, 000. It will be paid in equal tranches over three years.
  • Tranche payments will be conditional on research progress
  • Successful candidates are required to be based in Durban, South Africa, for the duration of the scholarship, with the exception of the time during which they may undertake field research elsewhere.

Number of Scholarships: Six full-time PhD scholarships will be awarded.

Scholarship can be taken in Africa

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Applications are invited from citizens of all African countries.
  • Female candidates and, in the case of South Africa, those from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, are especially encouraged to apply.

Nationality: Citizens of all African countries ( Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and  Zimbabwe) are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Africa Scholarships

How to Apply: Application requirements:

  • A letter of motivation
  • A four to five-page concept note
  • Certified copies of both your academic qualifications and your full academic records. In the case of qualifications obtained from non- English speaking countries, an English translation must be included
  • A certified copy of your ID/passport
  • An academic letter of reference (ideally two).
  • Applications must be submitted by completing this online application form.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is July 21, 2017.

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icon Masters

icon Testing the WHO Age Friendly Primary Health Care Toolkit to improve care for older patients.

Open to citizens and permanent residents of South Africa

icon  University of Cape Town

icon 19 Jun 2017

icon Partial Funding, R40,000 per annum for two years

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  • Institute of Ageing in Africa Masters Scholarship, 2017 is open to citizens and permanent residents of South Africa.
  • Students are required to have an undergraduate/honors degree of four years in health sciences or an MBChB.
  • Successful candidates of Institute of Ageing in Africa Masters Scholarship, 2017 must abide by the policies, procedures, and practices for the postgraduate sector at the University.
  • The following documents must be submitted by the applicants of Institute of Ageing in Africa Masters Scholarship, 2017:
    • CV with list of publications (if any)
    • Copies of previous transcripts and certificates
    • A letter explaining the research interest and it is related to the research area of the program
    • Details of 2 academic referees with whom the applicant has worked

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Applications are invited for Solution Space Scholarships at UCT Graduate School of Business in South Africa. The scholarships are aimed at supporting mid-career professionals and entrepreneurs who have shown a commitment to local development.

The MTN Scholarships’ overarching mission is to build exceptional leadership capacity in Africa as well as creating over time a network of next generation TMT leaders across the continent.

The medium of instruction and examination at UCT is English. International applicants for whom English is a second language have to pass specific language tests.

Course Level: The scholarship only applies to the MBA or MPhil studies at the University of Cape Town’s, Graduate School of Business.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the Business Administration as well as Philosophy.

Scholarship Award: An MTN Scholarship is awarded for one or maximum of two years and covers the full cost of tuition and registration fees at UCT GSB, as set by the business school.

The Scholars can also apply for several types of funding on a discretionary basis. For example an economy-class travel allowance for Scholars traveling from their home country to the business school at the beginning and back home at the end of their degree programme, a stipend, or to attend additional conferences or workshops, or conduct fieldwork and pilots.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility: To be considered for an MTN Scholarship:

  • Applicants must be a citizen of an African country and a Permanent Resident for at least 1 year.
  • Applicants should apply to pursue either the MBA or the MPhil in Inclusive Innovation programme at the UCT GSB. Applicants will only be able to take up the MTN Scholarship if successfully admitted to the UCT GSB programme.
  • Financial Need Criteria
    Financial Need must be illustrated as follows:
  • Full declaration of all details required must be recorded in the space provided on the Affidavit for the MTN Scholars Program at the University of Cape Town
  • Details of all property and assets of any nature must be declared on the Affidavit provided.
  • UCT reserves the right to request that applicants furnish evidence of answers/statements on the application form. If it is found that the provided information is false or untrue, the University further reserves the right to disqualify an application and/or to cancel and recover any scholarship funds that may have been paid out to an awardee.

Nationality: Students from African Countries (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and  Zimbabwe) are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: The medium of instruction and examination at UCT is English. International applicants for whom English is a second language are required to submit one of the following:

  • A recent score (obtained within 3 – 5 years before application for admission) of at least 570 (paper-based test) or 230 (computer-based test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A recent overall band score of 7.0 (with no individual element of the test scoring below 6.0) on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • Or, noting that this may only be written at certain designated venues within South Africa, a score of at least 65% on the university’s Placement Test in English for Educational Purposes (PTEEP).

Scholarships in Africa

How to Apply: It is not possible to apply for an MTN Scholarship without applying to the business school.

Applicants must first be eligible and apply for the academic programme at the UCT GSB (via the Admissions Office). For full details about the MBA programme or MPhil Inclusive Innovation programme, criteria and how to apply to the business school click here.

  • Applicants must submit the MTN Scholarship Application online form together with their UCT application number received from the UCT GSB Admissions Office. Required supporting documents include a CV and completed Affidavit.
  • Applicants are then notified if they are selected for an interview.
  • The final decision and award of the MTN Scholarship will be made by a Scholarship Selection panel, following which applicants will be informed by mid-December 2015. Applicants will only be able to take up the MTN Scholarship if successfully admitted to the UCT GSB programme.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure they submit all documents required so they can be considered for both admission and an MTN Scholarship.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is October 31, 2017.

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The University of Cape Town is offering Masters Scholarship in “Testing the WHO Age-Friendly Primary Health Care Toolkit to improve care for older patients.”

The Albertina and Walter Sisulu Institute of Ageing in Africa (IAA) was established at the University of Cape Town in April 2001. The institute incorporates the University’s Division of Geriatric Medicine, the Neurosciences, Neuropsychology, Old Age Psychiatry, and a Gerontology Programme.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing master’s programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in “Testing the WHO Age-Friendly Primary Health Care Toolkit to improve care for older patients.”

Scholarship Award: The value of the scholarship is R40,000 per annum with a tenure of two years starting in 2017.

Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility:  Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship:

  • The successful incumbent should have a four-year undergraduate/honours degree from health sciences or an MBChB.
  • Successful candidates will be required to comply with the approved policies, procedures and practices for funding for the postgraduate sector at the University of Cape Town.
  • The fellowship will be tenable at the IAA in the Department of Medicine.
  • The incumbent will work under the supervision of Associate Sebastiana Kalula; Director of the IAA
  • Applications are accepted until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Nationality: The scholarship is open only to South African citizens and permanent residents.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have undergraduate degree.

How to Apply: To apply, please e-mail the below documents to Sebastiana.Kalula@uct.ac.za

  • A letter describing the applicant’s research interest, indicating how these align with the research area outlined above.
  • A detailed CV including publications if any
  • Copies of all academic transcripts and certificates for previous degrees
  • The names and contact details of two academic referees with whom the applicant has worked

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 19, 2017.

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icon Post Doc

icon Subjects offered by the University

Open to all nationals except South Africans

icon  University of Pretoria

icon 31 Jul 2017

icon Partial Funding,

More about this scholarship

University of Pretoria Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2017 are open to excellent doctoral graduates who wish to conduct research at the University.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The previous achievements of the applicants and the alignment of the applicants’ interests with the interests of the institutions they choose will serve as important factors.
  • Applicants of University of Pretoria Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2017 choosing one of the following fields will be given priority: biological sciences, data sciences, economics and business sciences, energy, engineering, food security, genomics, health sciences, humanities and social sciences, and sustainable development.
  • Applications from international postdoctoral candidates with research interests and expertise in one of the fields mentioned above are particularly invited.
  • Candidates applying for the University of Pretoria Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2017 must submit the following mentioned documents before the deadline:
    • CV
    • Letter of motivation in 2 pages explaining their research achievements and expertise, and objectives related to the postdoctoral fellowship
    • Two letters of reference

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icon Masters, MBA

icon Inclusive Innovation

Open to African citizens or permanent residents

icon  University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business

icon 31 Oct 2017

icon Only tuition fees, full cost of tuition and registration fees

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The University of Cape Town along with MTN Group is offering MTN Solution Space Scholarships, 2017 to mid-career professionals and entrepreneurs who are committed to local development.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants of MTN Solution Space Scholarships, 2017 must be citizens of one of the African countries or permanent residents for at least a year.
  • Candidates must be applying for either the Masters in Business Administration or Masters of Philosophy in Inclusive Innovation at the Graduate Business School at the University of Cape Town.
  • Candidates should provide the details of financial need:
  • Complete declaration of all the details required
  • Details of all property and assets of any nature
  • Candidates applying for MTN Solution Space Scholarships, 2017 should provide the following documents before the deadline:
    • Scholarship application form with UCT application number
    • CV
    • Affidavit

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icon Bachelors

icon Law, Humanities, Education, Engineering, Built Environment and IT, Health Science, Veterinary Science, Economic and Management Science, Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Theology

Open to citizens or permanent residents of South Africa

icon  University of Pretoria

icon 31 Dec 2017

icon Partial Funding, R5 000

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The University of Pretoria is offering Dux Scholar Award, 2017 to students who wish to pursue undergraduate programs offered by the University.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants of Dux Scholar Award, 2017 must have citizenship of or permanent residency in South Africa.
  • Students can choose an undergraduate program in any of the University’s faculties.
  • Dux Scholar Award, 2017 will be granted based on academic merit.

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