Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarships for Africans

Mandela Rhodes Foundation
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 21 April 2023 (annual)
Study in:  South Africa
Course starts 2024

Brief description: 

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship are offered to eligible African students who wish to pursue postgraduate level studies and be part of a leadership development programme at Universities in South Africa.

Host Institution(s):

Field of study:

One-year Honours degree or a two-year Masters degreein any field offered by participating universities in South Africa

Number of Awards:

Not specified

Target group:

African citizens

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship covers tuition and registration fees, allowances for study materials, research, and medical aid, accommodation and meals, personal allowance and economy class travel to and from your home country to your South African university at the beginning and end of your degree. You will also receive a personal allowance.


  • • Citizen of an African country
  • • Between the ages of 19 and 29
  • • By 1 Jan 2024, get an undergraduate degree with excellent academic results (above 70% or upper-second class Honours)
  • • can study at a postgraduate level in English

Application instructions:

You do not have to have applied or been accepted, but it’s highly recommended that you apply as soon as possible. If you do not get accepted into a South African institution, you will not be able to accept the scholarship if awarded. You must apply online at the official website by 21 April 2023.

It is important to  visit the official website to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

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