Graça Machel Scholarships for South African Women

Graca Machel (Canon Collins Trust)
Postgraduate Degree

Deadline: 28 July 2014 (annual)
Study in: South Africa
Next course starts Sept 2014


Brief description:

The key aim of the Graca Machel Scholarship Programme is to help provide the female human resources necessary for economic, social, and cultural development in the Southern African region and to develop an educated and skilled workforce that can benefit the wider community.

Host Institution(s):

Universities in South Africa

Field of study:

Masters or PhD Degree in any course of study relevant to the development needs of southern Africa

Number of Awards:

There is no set number. The Trust makes awards on the basis of available funding and suitable applicants.

Target group:

Female students from Southern Africa.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Full tuition, stipend and other support for Honours, masters and PhD study at South African universities.

Eligibility:

To apply for a scholarship under this programme you must be:

- Female
- A national of and normally resident in one of the SADC countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
- In possession of a good first degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) or about to graduate in the year of application
- Studying or applying to study at a South African university

Application instructions:

The application process is now open and will close at 3 pm BST on 28 July 2014 for study commencing in 2015. Applicants must apply to their chosen universities separately and awards are conditional on the applicant being offered a place at the relevant university.

It is important read the Guidance Notes and visit the website (found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.canoncollins.org.uk/gracamachel.html

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