Applications are invited for UCT postgraduate funding from South African students. Only students registering for Honours, Master’s and Doctoral degrees are eligible. Funding is available for a period of one year for honours program; two years for master’s program and three years for PhD program subject to satisfactory progress. The university does not provide the full cost of attendance to Honours, Master’s and Doctoral students and can only provide eligible applicants with a contribution towards the cost of attendance. The application deadline is 31 October 2015.
Study Subject(s): Funding is available for all subjects offered by the university.
Course Level: Funding is available to pursue postgraduate (Honours, Master’s and Doctoral) study.
Scholarship Provider: University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa
Award can be taken at: South Africa
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Eligibility: To qualify for postgraduate funding, intending postgraduate students must first formally apply for an academic place at UCT. Only students registering for Honours, Master’s and Doctoral degrees are eligible. Students who register for postgraduate diplomas and certificates, the BArch, the LLB, or for the Undergraduate 4th year of any Bachelors degree are not eligible for UCT’s postgraduate awards, and are referred to the Student Financial Aid Office. Students who intend to study for a second degree at the same level as one they already hold, (e.g., a second Honours degree) are also not eligible for funding.
Open for International Students: Funding is available for South African students.
Description: Various categories of funding provide support towards the cost of study at UCT. For students who will register for Honours, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. It is important to note that the University is not able to provide full-cost funding to postgraduate students. Scholarships and bursaries awarded will contribute towards the cost of study and applicants are advised to secure additional support.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): The studentships are subject to the following tenure:
-strictly 1 year (honours);
-2 years (masters) the second year of funding is subject to satisfactory progress;
-3 years (PhD) the second and third years of funding are subject to satisfactory progress.
What does it cover? The university does not provide the full cost of attendance to Honours, Master’s and Doctoral students and can only provide eligible applicants with a contribution towards the cost of attendance.
How to Apply: Applicants must apply for admission through the UCT Admissions Office or the Faculty Office.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 October 2015.