Stellenbosch University Africa Postgraduate Scholarship for Excellence in Campus Life

The
Stellenbosch University offers two scholarships to students with a high level
of need and good academic performance. The scholarship will be available to
postgraduate students enrolled at the Stellenbosch University.
The
University is amongst South Africa’s leading tertiary institutions based on
research output, student pass rates and rated scientists, and is recognized
internationally as an academic institution of excellence.

Scholarship Description:
  • Application
    Deadline
    : October 16, 2018
  • Course
    Level
    : The scholarships are available
    to pursue the postgraduate degree program.
  • Study
    Subject
    : Scholarships are available to
    study the entire subject offered by the university.
  • Scholarship
    Award
    : The scholarships will award
    worth up to R32400.
  • Number
    of Scholarships:
    Two scholarships
    are available for the students.
  • Nationality:
    The scholarships are Available to students who hold citizenship from
    African countries.
  • Scholarship
    can be taken in
    South Africa.
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
  • Eligible
    Countries
    : The scholarships are
    Available to students who hold citizenship from African countries.
  • Entrance
    Requirements:
    The applicant must meet the
    following criteria:
  1. Available
    to students who hold citizenship from African countries. South
    African citizens are not eligible.
  2. Any
    field of postgraduate study.
  3. Full-time
    study.
  4. Leadership
    involvement within the African communities on SU Campuses in the following
    fields for the past two years: sport, cultural, academics, religion.
    In order to comply with the requirements candidate need to state 3
    outstanding achievements in at least 2 of the following categories, i.e.
    participation in SU student leadership structures, sport,
    participation in cultural activities/community involvement, or leadership
    roles in faith communities or roles within their academic
    department (e.g. tutor, research assistant).
  5. Academic
    cut-off 60% in the final year or immediate proceeding previous completed
    degree.
  6. Two
    reference letters verifying the criteria must accompany the application.
    One an academic reference and one verifying involvement in Campus
    activities.
  7. A
    CV should accompany the application.
  8. Although
    not a requirement for the award, the panel will give preference to
    applicants who, in addition to the stipulated conditions, demonstrate
    financial need. Applicant should provide a budget indicating income and
    expenses for their 2019 academic year.
  9. Applicant
    should not be older than 35 years on 1 January 2019.
  • English
    Language Requirements:
    If English is
    not your first language then you will need to show that your English
    language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.
Application Procedure:
How
to Apply:
Two reference letters and CV should
accompany the attached application form with Addendum A-one an
academic reference and one verifying involvement.

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