2016 Hugh le May Fellowship for South Africans at Rhodes University, South Africa

Rhodes University is offering three and six months residential Fellowship in alternate years to senior scholars. Only qualified applicants should apply i.e. At the conclusion of the Fellowship, the Fellow will be required to present a report on the work undertaken. The Fellow will be required to appropriately acknowledge the Fellowship and Rhodes University in all publications emanating from the period of the Fellowship. The application deadline is  31 August 2017.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded in the field of Philosophy, Classics, Ancient, Medieval or Modern History, Classical, Biblical, Medieval or Modern Languages, Political Theory, Law and in another discipline within the Faculty of Humanities.
Course Level: This is a three and six month’s fellowship programme to senior scholars.
Scholarship Provider: Rhodes University, South Africa
Scholarship can be taken at:
South Africa

Eligibility: The Hugh le May Fellowship is available in alternate years to senior scholars. Only qualified applicants should apply i.e. If you have obtained your PhD in the Last 5 Years Please Do Not Submit An Application.

Scholarship Open for International Students: South African applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Scholarship Description: The Hugh le May Fellowship is available in alternate years to senior scholars who wish to devote themselves to advanced work in one of the following subjects: Philosophy, Classics, Ancient, Medieval or Modern History, Classical, Biblical, Medieval or Modern Languages, Political Theory, Law. Where there is no applicant of sufficient merit in any of the above disciplines, the Fellowship may be awarded to an applicant in another discipline within the Faculty of Humanities.

Duration of award(s): The duration of fellowship is three and six months.

What does it cover? The Fellowship, of between three and six months duration, comprises:
-A direct return economy class airfare from the Fellow’s place of residence.
-University accommodation with electricity and water included.
-R5000.00 monthly cash stipend to supplement the Fellow’s usual source of income, or if accompanied by a partner R7500.00 per month cash stipend.
-If the Fellow accepts the appointment for at least four months and is accompanied by a partner, the partner’s return economy airfare will also be paid.
-The length of the Fellowship my be extended by mutual agreement and subject to the availability of funds.
The Fellow will be given internet access, use of the University library and sport facilities, and will be an honorary member of staff for the duration of the Fellowship. The Fellow will not be expected to undertake any teaching duties.

How to Apply: Applications should be send via e-mail.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is  31 August 2017

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