Graça Machel Scholarships for South African Women
Last updated: 20 Jun 2013 |
Graca Machel (Canon Collins Trust)
Deadline: 28 July 2014 (annual)
Study in: South Africa
Next course starts Sept 2014
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.
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.
Female students from Southern Africa.
Full tuition, stipend and other support for Honours, masters and PhD study at South African universities.
To apply for a scholarship under this programme you must be:
- 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
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.
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.canoncollins.org.uk/gracamachel.html
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