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Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship for Africans

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ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP


The Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship Programme is open to Africans who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree in South Africa. Applicants are expected to be courageous and committed as well as have the potentials for reconciliation, education, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

HOST INSTITUTIONS

The scholarship is tenable at any recognized institution of higher education in South Africa

LEVEL OF STUDY

Honors and Masters degree

SESSION BEGINS

January 2021

DURATION

One (1) – Two (2) years

COURSES OF INTEREST

All courses available at the host institutions excluding MBA

NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS

Undefined

SCHOLARSHIP VALUE

The Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship Covers

  • Registration and Tuition fee for a one-year Honours degree or a two-year Masters degree as set by the host institution
  • Allowance for study materials as set by MRF
  • Personal allowance as set by MRF
  • Medical allowance as set by MRF
  • Research and conferencing grants are made available on request
  • Economy-class flight for international scholars from their home country to their institutions at the start and end of their studies

The scholarship, however, does not cover;

  • Application fees for enrolling in the university
  • Accreditation of existing degrees through SAQA
  • Visa application fee

ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES

All African Countries

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

16th April 2020

ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicants must be citizens of any African country
  • Be between the ages of 19 and 29
  • Have a Bachelors degree with average academic results of 70% and above. However, students who would conclude Bachelors degree before the start date of January 2021 can apply
  • Demonstrated potentials that embody principles of reconciliation, education, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Must have assumed leadership and made an impact in campus or community
  • Must be willing to participate in all residential workshops and regional pods, this is mandatory. Although, the mentorship sessions are optional.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • International passport
  • Certificate of completion of degrees
  • Academic transcripts
  • Two essays (one on your journey and the other on a specific question relating one of the principles; reconciliation, education, entrepreneurship, and leadership)

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For more information, visit scholarship website

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