Bursaries & Scholarships - May 2017

Hi Everyone,

Please find the latest list of bursaries, scholarships available. 

If you are in Grade 12 start getting your applications ready. There is a lot of competition for places at top universities so it is a good idea to start preparing your applications now. Read more on applying to university here.

For more information on bursaries and scholarships, visit the gostudy website, www.gostudy.net.

All the best. 

Dennis Stead

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Thuthuka Bursary Fund - Closing 30 April

The Thuthuka Bursary Fund is looking for academically strong learners who aspire to become Chartered Accountants. Students who do exceptionally well in Mathematics and have excellent marks in the other subject to qualify for university entrance may apply.

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TRECCAfrica Postgraduate Scholarships for selected African Countries

The applicants must hold a Masters and doctoral students who are national or resident of the countries covered by the scholarship, and who are registered/ admitted at the University of Ghana, Mekelle University, the University of Dar es Salaam, the University of Nairobi, Stellenbosch University and the University of Nigeria (Nsukka).The applicants must work at or be associated with a Higher Education Institutions defined by this scholarship.

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Sasol Bursary (Post Graduate)

Sasol Post Graduate Bursaries are awarded for full-time University study in Science and Engineering, at Masters or Ph.D Degree level.

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The University of Sheffield Southern Africa Student Scholarship Fund (SUSASSF) - Closing 05 May

The University of Sheffield in partnership with SUSASSF, the Department of Geography are pleased to offer a scholarship for a taught postgraduate student from Southern Africa. You must have applied to study on one of the following courses to study at the University of Sheffield, starting in 2017: MA International Development MSc Environmental Change and International Development MPH International Development

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Shuttleworth Foundation (Fellowship) - Closing 14 May

The Shuttleworth Foundation is a small social investor that provides funding to dynamic leaders who are at the forefront of social change. We look for social innovators who are helping to change the world for the better and could benefit from a social investment model with a difference. We identify amazing people, give them a fellowship grant, and multiply the money they put into their own projects by a factor of ten or more.

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WIT International Student Scholarships - Closing 15 May

We are pleased to offer International student scholarships in all disciplines at WIT for undergraduate and postgraduate students commencing their studies in September 2017. Citizens of countries from all over Southern Africa can apply, including: Angola, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Mauritius Africa Scholarship Scheme - Closing 15 May

As part of a commitment to promote capacity-building at high level across the continent, the Government of Mauritius is awarding scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union.

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Fulbright Foreign Student Program (Tanzania) - Closing 30 May 2017

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is the largest Fulbright program with Africa and provides financial assistance for a maximum of two years of study toward a graduate degree in a U.S. university or for participation in a non-degree research or nonacademic professional program. It is designed primarily to strengthen African universities through higher degree training for faculty members.

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Old Mutual Accounting Bursary

The Old Mutual Accountancy Bursary is for young people are passionate about pursuing a career in Chartered Accounting.

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Industrial Development Corporation (Engineering) - Closing 30 June

The IDC provide finance for industrial development projects by promoting partnerships across industries within and outside our borders, promoting regional economic growth. The IDC provide bursaries to students who qualify for admission to a University or University of Technology or who are currently studying at a University or University of Technology.

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MTN Accounting Bursary (Graduate Development Programme) - Closing 31 May

The CA (Chartered Accountants) programme is one of the key strategic learnership programmes of MTN, established by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) to ensure the best training possible within a business environment. The CA programme is available to MTNers as well as external candidates.

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NWAG Scholarship for Undergraduate Female Students in Nigeria - Closing 31 May

The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) plans to award 37 one-time scholarships, one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in Naira equivalent amount of $200.00 each, to Nigerian female undergraduate students in Nigerian university or tertiary institutions.

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UNHR Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent - Closing 31 May

The Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland will allow the participants to better contribute to the protection and promotion of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of people of African descent in their respective countries. This fellowship forms part of the Programme of Activities for the Implementation of the International Decade for People of African Descent.

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University of Sussex Postgraduate Economics Scholarship for African students - Closing 01 July

The Economics Department at the University of Sussex is delighted to offer an annual Masters scholarship for suitably qualified candidates from selected sub-Saharan African countries on either the Development Economics MSc or Economics MSc.

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