Application opens the end of September/October 2019
The Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund (SMSF) was established to provide financial support to youth to enable them to pursue quality education in an institution of higher learning with youth in rural areas as primary target.
Scholarships awarded by the South African Association of Botanists for 2020
Each year the South African Association of Botanists awards “SAAB Scholarships”, to SADEC graduates with 70% or above grade average. In 2020, three awards of R10 000 for 1 year of tertiary study at Honours level (or 4th year level of study) in any botanically-related science will be granted to three registered students, on a competitive basis.
The Sasol Bursary Programme offers bursaries on the basis of a service-binding (work back obligation after graduation) contract.
Sasol Foundation Bursary Programme
The Sasol Foundation offers all-inclusive bursaries to talented individuals who are planning to study full-time towards an undergraduate or postgraduate Degree or Diploma to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and non-STEM careers. The bursary will be extended to students wishing to study towards health and social sciences professions, amongst others.
The aim of this fellowships programme is to enhance the capacity-building and human resources development in the area of sustainable and renewable energy sources in developing countries and countries in transition. The training activities in the framework of these fellowships are tenable in specialized institutions in the Russian Federation. The medium of instruction will be English. UNESCO will solicit applications from the developing countries and countries in transition.
The Department of Higher Education and Training is responsible for the nomination of South Africans for this scholarship.
The below information is for South African applicants only. Applicants from other countries should contact their government or local representative of the Government of Mauritius for information on how they can apply.
There are two intakes for the 2020 academic year and are indicated below:
A New Zealand Scholarship will change and enrich your life.
The New Zealand Aid Programme offers scholarships to potential applicants from eligible African countries
(including South Africa) who are motivated to make a difference at home. Applications are now open for studies in 2021.
Types of scholarships available
There are two types of scholarships available:
1) New Zealand Scholarship for International Tertiary
The FirstRand Foundation scholarship, to the value of R850 000, is available to previously disadvantaged South African citizens for postgraduate study outside South Africa in any discipline at an international university of their choice.
Preference will be given to candidates under the age of 35.
Candidates who are currently, or have been studying overseas, will not be considered for this scholarship.
Successful candidates are required to return to South Africa for at least five years after completing their studies.
Robben Island (RI) is described as the “University of Life” for it is here where strategies for a future society based on tolerance; respect and non-racialism were
nurtured and implemented by political prisoners.
The emphasis on education, debate and lifelong learning is testimony to the fight for justice.
Applications for RIM bursaries are now open to South African graduates and under graduates.
The bursary is open to South African graduates who have applied independently to a South African University for the 2020 academic year.