The MEXT(Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology) offers scholarships to foreign students who wish to study at Japanese universities under the Japanese Government Scholarship Program for 2020.
Research Students (For South Africa, Eswatini and Lesotho)
Université Paris-Saclay, major pole of education, research and innovation in Europe with 14 establishments, offers for the academic year 2019-2020 120 scholarships for international students with an excellent academic level who will be admitted in its 464 Master programs.
These scholarships are awarded for 1 or 2 years to students enrolled in a Master’s programme at Université Paris-Saclay, depending on the admission level (M1 or M2) and subject to students completing the required number of credits to advance to the next year level.
The PSA annually awards study bursaries (minimum of R3 000 each to a maximum of R10 000 depending on availability of funds) to public servants and/or PSA members and their dependant children, who have been employed in the Public Service or have been a PSA member for at least twelve months on the closing date of the year in which a bursary is applied for.
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.
Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships (for low and middle income countries)
Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are for PhD candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to spend up to 12 months at a UK university as part of their doctoral studies in their home country.
You need to pursue studies in natural science, engineering or technology which are relevant to the petroleum industry, such as geology, geophysics, physics/mathematics and/or mining, civil, mechanical or chemical engineering.
If you are a South African resident already registered at a South African university or university of technology in the above fields, you need to have a good academic record.
At present a maximum of R65 000 may be awarded per student per year.
This amount may vary according to the financial status of UTT at any one time.