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Brain O’Connell (BOC) partial award Programme, 2016

Applications are invited for Brain O’Connell (BOC) Partial funding for the completion of the master’s degrees at a Nordic SANORD member institution. Successful students will be required to spend 3 to 5 months at a Nordic, (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland or Denmark) SANORD member institution. Applicant must be enrolled for mainly Master’s degrees at a SANORD member, Southern African institution and must be willing to enhance their knowledge in order to make a contribution toward the development of Southern Africa. The application deadline is 30 September, 2015.

Study Subject(s): award is awarded in all subjects available at the Nordic SANORD member institutions.
Course Level: award is available for pursuing master’s degrees at a Nordic SANORD member institution.
Scholarship Provider: Southern African-Nordic Center (SANORD)
Award can be taken at: Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland or Denmark

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Eligibility: Applicants should comply with the following:
-Enrolled for mainly Master’s degrees at a SANORD member, Southern African institution.
-Must be willing to enhance their knowledge in order to make a contribution toward the development of Southern Africa.
-Must be committed to return to the home institution to graduate.
-The applicant must liaise with the SANORD Coordinator at the host university and provide a written communication of acceptance from a host university.
-Must provide a letter of support from the home supervisor and the relevant Dean of the faculty.
-Must, on return connect with the home institution to share experiences gained.
-Must be willing to sign a binding contract in line with the objectives of the Formatted: Font: 14 ptFormatted: Font: 14 pt, BoldFormatted: Font: 14 ptFormatted: Font: 14 ptFormatted: Font: 14 ptFormatted: Font: 14 ptFormatted: Font: 14 ptFormatted: Font: 14 ptFormatted: Font: 14 pt programme.
-A final report must be submitted to the central office within 2 months after the completion of the programme.

Open for International Students: Partial award is open for students from the Southern Africa institutions of higher education and research.

Description: The partial award Funding Programme of SANORD has been renamed the “Brian O’Connell partial award Programme” in honour of the major contributions Prof O’Connell has made to SANORD over the years. SANORD is making available partial award opportunities for students from the Southern Africa institutions of higher education and research. Successful students will be required to spend 3 to 5 months at a Nordic, (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland or Denmark) SANORD member institution in order to engage in activities that will support the completion of the students’ Master’s degree.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Successful students will be required to spend 3 to 5 months at a Nordic, (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland or Denmark) SANORD member institution in order to engage in activities that will support the completion of the students’ Master’s degree.

What does it cover? Partial Funding could cover the following:
-A return, economy class airline ticket
-Visa costs
-A living allowance
-Accommodation
-Travel Insurance for the period

How to Apply: To apply please submit please submit a short CV containing the following details found in the word document: Names of the Nordic SANORD member institutions can be found on website  (Please speak to your SANORD contact person at your institution.)
Please note: The funding provided by SANORD will be made payable to the faculty at the university you are registered with.
All applications to be forwarded to the Central Office for the attention of dvroberts-at-uwc.ac.za & mdavis-at-uwc.ac.za.?

Application Form 

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 September, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application