The Russian Government offers annual scholarships for South Africans to study at Russian institutions. The scholarship is offered for Bachelor's, Masters and PhD degrees. Most programmes are taught in the Russian language.
Scholarship recipients are required to undertake a preparatory course related to their field of study (including language training) for one year before pursuing their degree studies.
Only after passing the examinations of the college preparatory course can they start their degree studies.
Thousands of students from all around the world apply for higher educational studies in Hungary each year.
The number of Stipendium Hungaricum applicants is continuously increasing as well as the number of available scholarship places. In the 2018/2019 round of applications more than 4100 scholarships were awarded.
In the academic year 2019/20 more than 5000 students can begin their studies in Hungary in the framework of the Stipendium Hungaricum Programme.
Stakeholders plea to have an application window period to accommodate students interested in registering to institutions of higher learning in January every year as well as responding to the new National Artisan Moderation Body (NAMB) requirements, the AgriSETA took a decision to have two application window periods for bursary.
The application window period will in future open on 1 September and close on 31 October of each year.