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URC international awards in South Africa,2015

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is offering international awards to non-South African students from SADC and other African countries in South Africa. The studentships are awarded to students currently registered for Masters and Doctoral degrees. Funding is provided for one year and is renewable for subsequent years within the term of the degree (indicated above) and is subject to sufficient progress and availability of funds.

  • Study Subject(s): The studentships are awarded for studying the subjects offered by the university.
  • Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing masters and doctoral programme at the University of Johannesburg (UJ).
  • Scholarship Provider: University of Johannesburg (UJ)
  • The award can be taken at South Africa

Eligibility:

In order to qualify, students must:

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  • Not be South African citizens or permanent residents. Students from SADC and other African countries should be given preference.
  • Be registered for a full-time Master’s or PhD and within the following term: Master’s – within two years from the first date of registration for the degree; Doctoral – within three years from the first date of registration for the degree
    May not hold any bursaries, awards, assistantships or emoluments concurrently with the URC international scholarship, which bind him/her to enter the service of any organisation upon completion of his/her studies. In addition, the program may not be held concurrently with any other NRF, university or Government-funded scholarship/bursary.
  • Have an average of at least 60% in the previous degree.
  • Registering for the first time for the specific level of study.
  • The scholarship-holder may not hold full-time salaried employment during the tenure of the program, but he/she will be allowed to undertake a maximum of twelve hours of teaching, tutorials, assistance or demonstration duties per week on average during the year of study, and he/she may be remunerated for his/her services, provided that he/she is reimbursed at the normal university tariff for services rendered.
  • All awardees will be required to enter into a signed agreement with the University of Johannesburg.

Open for International Students: URC International award is awarded to non-South African students. Students from SADC and other African countries should be given preference.

A number of awards (s): There are six scholarships available for Master’s students and two for Doctoral students and the successful candidates are selected by a panel of university officials.

Duration of award(s): Funding is provided for one year and is renewable for subsequent years within the term of the degree and is subject to sufficient progress and availability of funds. The aid amount is available in two portions, one per semester.

What does it cover? The value of The grants is Master’s = R65 000 and PhD = R95 000.

How to Apply

How to Apply: The nomination form must be completed electronically by the student and signed by the student and Dean of the Faculty. Forms must be submitted with attachments to Ms Dudu Mbatha at the Postgraduate Centre, APK Library, Level One). Completed applications forms together with the requested documents can be hand-delivered to the Postgraduate Centre, Kingsway Campus.

Application Deadline: Closed

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