Bursaries & Scholarships November 2016
Please find a list of bursaries and scholarships available for study at universties in South Africa and abroad.
For more information, please visit the gostudy website.
All the best,
PACE Career Centre
Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme (DoE) - Department of Basic Education (DBE) for reapplications only - Closing 18 November
The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme that promotes teaching in public schools. Full-cost bursaries are available to enable eligible students to complete a full teaching qualification in an area of national priority. Recipients of these bursaries will be required to teach at a public school for the same number of years that they receive the bursary. Note: the closing date is for students reapplying for funding only. New applications close in January.
NEET (National Economic Education Trust Fund) - Closing 31 October
For Matric (Grade 11) students, from disadvantaged backgrounds, who have applied to, and received acceptance into a university or university of technology. The NEET focuses on identifying and preparing Grade 12 students to be ready, and to study at tertiary institutions.
PPS Chairman's Fund - Bursary Fund (Post-graduates students only) - Closing 30 November
PPS bursaries are awarded on financial need and academic record to full time university students. To be eligible, the student must be registered at a participating South African University or University of Technology (listed below) registering for a fourth academic year of study or post-graduate degree and must be studying towards a profession, which on qualification, would be eligible for PPS membership.
Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study – (Postgraduate students) – Closing 3 December
Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Approximately 300 scholarships are awarded each year.
Swaziland Scholarship Services – Closing 31 December
This scholarship is awarded to Form 5 Swazi students who wish to study in the country, in South Africa or in other recognized Universities. The scholarship covers pre-service training, first degree and diploma courses as well as Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and an Honours Degree in Psychology.
University of Cambridge Scholarship for students from African countries (post-graduate students) - Closing 02 December
New scholarships are now available for students from African countries undertaking either a one-year MPhil in International Relations and Politics, or a three-year PhD in a field related to governance and human rights.
Gates Cambridge Trust - Closing 02 December
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They 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.
UK Government Chevening Scholarships for International Students – Closing 15 November
Applicants from all fields of study are invited to apply for the UK government Chevening Scholarships for International Students. Applicants should hold a degree that is equivalent to at least an honours degree in the UK before applying.
SKA Bursary (National Diploma)
The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will be the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope, about 50 times more sensitive, and up to 10 000 faster (in terms of its survey speed) than the best radio telescopes of today. The following students are eligible to apply for an SKA SA national diploma bursary: South African citizens and permanent residents Students who wish to study, are studying, towards any one of the following diploma National Diploma in Electronic Engineering National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering National Diploma in Construction Management.
Information Technology International Undergraduate Scholarship in Australia- Closing 31 October
The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is offering undergraduate scholarship in Australia for the academic year 2017-2018. These scholarships are awarded to commencing international students in the field of Information Technology. The intention of this Scholarship is to attract high achieving international undergraduate students to the UTS Information Technology program.
Scholarships for Undergraduate Programme at King’s College London in UK - Closing 31 October
The Dickson Poon Scholarship programme is open to all applicants who apply via UCAS for a place on an undergraduate Law programme at King’s commencing in September 2017 (2017 entry). The programme is also open to applicants who apply via UCAS for deferred entry to an undergraduate Law programme at King’s commencing in September 2018 (deferred entry in 2018). We welcome applications from home, EU and international students.There are two application rounds, and applicants may only apply to one round. The deadline for the first round is 12 noon (GMT) on Monday 31 October 2016, and the deadline for the second round is 12 noon (GMT) on Wednesday 1 March 2017.
Monash South Africa, a campus of Monash University Australia is an institution of higher education situated in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Monash South Africa scholarship process occurs twice a year in November and May. Monash South Africa scholarships are available to South African and International students.