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COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS TENABLE IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH & DOCTORAL STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA

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COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS TENABLE IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH & DOCTORAL STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA

The University of Pretoria is one of the top 500* universities in the world. The University of Pretoria is an internationally recognised academic and research leader and offers excellent opportunities and facilities for postgraduate study and research.

Hence, it is seeking candidates who will make a significant contribution to its research endeavour. As part of South Africa’s contribution to the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan, the University of Pretoria has made funds available for one postdoctoral & two doctoral scholarships for students coming from any of the Commonwealth Countries (excluding South Africa). These scholarships will be known as the University of Pretoria Commonwealth Postdoctoral Scholarship and the University of Pretoria Commonwealth Doctoral Scholarship respectively, which will be awarded on a competitive basis.

The University of Pretoria has established a reputation for academic excellence, particularly in relation to some of its major research activities. Information about these research activities can be obtained from the website of the University (http://web.up.ac.za/default.asp?ipkCategoryID=1630) and from the 2006 Research report (http://web.up.ac.za/research/2006/PDF/index.htm).

*Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Institute for Higher Education has listed UP as one of the top-500 universities in the world.

Closing date for application: 14 January 2008

Value of Postdoctoral Scholarship
The value of this Scholarship will be R150,000 (£10,698) per annum.

Documents: Please select this link for detailed information about this award:
http://web.up.ac.za/UserFiles/PostdoctoralScholarship.pdf

Value of Doctoral Scholarship
The value of this Scholarship will be R 100,000 (£7,122) per annum.

Documents: Please select this link for detailed information about this award:
http://web.up.ac.za/UserFiles/PhDScholarship.pdf

Should you have any enquiries please contact:

Ms Mpho Maithufi Mr Ruan Dippenaar
Client Service Centre Client Service Centre
University of Pretoria University of Pretoria
Lynnwood Road Lynnwood Road
Pretoria Pretoria
0002, South Africa 0002, South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 4077 Tel: +27 (0)12 420 5108
Fax: +27 (0)12 420 2605 Fax: +27 (0)12 420 2605

Email: [email protected]

Email: [email protected]

Click here for the University’s profile: www.up.ac.za

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