Ad Hoc Bursaries and Scholarships

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Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge; this is the largest ever single donation to a UK university. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
 
Target: Postgraduate students
Deadline: 5 December 2018
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Apply for SU- Africa Postgraduate scholarship for Excellence in Campus Life

Apply for SU- Africa Postgraduate scholarship for Excellence in Campus Life

Two bursaries for R32400 each are available for postgraduate full time studies in 2019. The bursaries are available to students who hold citizenship from African countries outside the borders of South Africa. South African citizens are not eligible.

Eligibility criteria : 

  • Available to students who hold citizenship from African countries. South African citizens are not eligible.
  • Any field of POSTGRADUATE study
  • Full-time study
  • Leadership involvement within the African communities on SU Campuses in the following fields for the past two years: sport, cultural, academics, religion. In order to comply with the requirements candidate need to state 3 outstanding achievements in at least 2 of the following categories, i.e. participation in SU student leadership structures, sport, participation in cultural activities/community involvement, or leadership roles in faith communities or roles within their academic department (e.g. tutor, research assistant)
  • Academic cut-off 60% in final year or immediate preceding previous completed degree.
  • Two reference letters verifying the criteria must accompany application. One an academic reference and one verifying involvement in Campus activities.
  • A CV should accompany the application.
  • Although not a requirement for the award, the panel will give preference to applicants who, in addition to the stipulated conditions, demonstrate financial need. Applicant should provide a budget indicating income and expenses for their 2019 academic year.
  • Applicant should not be older than 35 years on 1 January 2019.

 Application Form 

Application Process:

  • TWO bursaries for R32, 400.00 each are available.
  • Two reference letters and CV should accompany the attached application form with Addendum A-one an academic reference and one verifying involvement
  • in campus activities.
  • Closing date 16 October 2018

 

JET Programme 2019

JET Programme 2019

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is administered through the collaboration of Japan’s local government authorities, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR).


Target: South African postgraduate students 
Deadline: 9 November 2018
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National Research Foundation Bursary

National Research Foundation Bursary

The National Research Foundation  is awarding bursaries to students pursuing full-time, honours and final year B Tech studies at South African public universities. These bursaries are only awarded to South African citizens and South African permanent residents, and are awarded as Block Grants to South African public universities. Eligible applications will be recommended for funding through the Block Grant.

Target: Honours and final year B Tech studies
Deadline:14 December 2018
More info: Apply  here

Potato Industry Development Trust Bursary 2019

Potato Industry Development Trust Bursary 2019

The Potato Industry Development trust invites applications from students who wish to pursue their post-graduate studies in the field of Agriculture. Applications from students who have an interest in pursing research in potato related field will be given priority.

Target: Postgraduate Agriculture students 

Deadline: 31 October 2018

More info: Click here 

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