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Graça Machel Scholarships for Women in South Africa, 2015

Canon Collins Educational and Legal Assistance Trust is inviting application for Graça Machel Scholarships for outstanding women applicants in South Africa.

The bursaries are available for pursuing honours, masters and PhD study at South African universities. Funding for up to a maximum of one year for Honours, two years for Masters and three years for PhD.

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  • Study Subject(s): The studentships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by South African universities.
  • Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing honours, masters and PhD study at South African universities.
  • Scholarship Provider: Canon Collins Educational and Legal Assistance Trust
  • The award can be taken at South Africa

Eligibility

To apply for a scholarship under this programme you must be:

  • Female
  • 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.

Open for International Students: The students of SADC countries (Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe) can apply for these endowments.

Duration of award(s): Funding for up to a maximum of one year for Honours, two years for Masters and three years for PhD.

How to Apply: Applicants must apply to their chosen universities separately and awards are conditional on the applicant being offered a place at the relevant university.

Benefits

The scholarship covers full tuition fees, a stipend towards living costs, and a travel allowance. Awards in
2014 were as follows:

  • Tuition fees paid in full
  • Stipend of ZAR 52,000 for South Africans, and ZAR 60,000 for non-South Africans
  • Travel allowance (for scholars coming to South Africa from other SADC countries only) of ZAR 7,000.

Application Deadline: Closed

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application