Financial Assistance for Postgraduate Study and Postdoctoral Research (Handbook 14)

Description of Scholarships Level Field of Study Closing Date Contact
2025 DSI-NRF Postgraduate: First-time Masters First-time Masters All fields 05 July 2024

For further enquiries, contact 

The Postgraduate Funding Office 021 650 3622

2025 DSI-NRF Postgraduate: First-time Doctoral First-time Doctoral  All fields 05 July 2024

For further enquiries, contact 

The Postgraduate Funding Office 021 650 3622

The Kader Asmal Fellowship Online Information Session Master's All fields 04 July 2024

Join the online information session via MS-Teams

Register here

Dee Bradshaw 2024 Travel Scholarship Masters, Doctoral Mineral Sector 31 July 2024

 Enquiries and Submitted applications to:

fellowships@uct.ac.za 

2025 DSI-NRF Postgraduate: Extension support for Masters and Doctoral Scholarships Extension Masters and Doctoral All fields 15 September 2024

For further enquiries, contact 

The Postgraduate Funding Office 021 650 3622

2025 DSI-NRF Postgraduate: SARAO Masters SARAO Master All fields 15 August 2024

For further enquiries, contact 

The Postgraduate Funding Office 021 650 3622

2025 DSI-NRF Postgraduate: SARAO Doctoral SARAO Doctoral All fields 15 August 2024

For further enquiries, contact 

The Postgraduate Funding Office 021 650 3622

The National Science & Technology Forum (NSTF) with available bursaries Honours, Masters Sciences, Engineering, Medical sciences, Industrial design or IT Open

Specific bursaries for Postgraduate:

Click here

The 2025 Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University Masters, Doctoral All fields

1 August 2024

Click here for the application guidelines.

Email queries to: southernafrica.secretary@rhodestrust.co.za 

UCT Doctoral Conference Travel Grant Doctoral All fields 23 August 2024

Enquiries and submission of application form (click here)

to fellowships@uct.ac.za 

2024 Postgraduate Financial Aid (Merit & Need) Honours, Master's, Doctoral All fields CLOSED Online application only.

Enquiries: 021 650 2141
pgfunding@uct.ac.za

University of Groningen 2024 Summer School Doctoral All fields  

Enquiries to be submitted to:

summerschools@rug.nl 

Clinical Neurosciences Master's, Doctoral Division of Neurosurgery at UCT As soon as position is filled Please send all applications & enquiries to
Dr Jill Combrinck

UCT Neurology Research Group (NRG) recruiting full-time Master's students

Master's

Division of Neurosurgery at UCT

As soon as position is filled

Enquiries on further information:
Please contact

Dr Melissa Nel or Prof Jeannine Heckmann

Interested in pursuing translational genomics research projects at the UCT Neuroscience Institute in collaboration with the Clinical Research in ALS & related disorders for Therapeutic Development (CReATe) Consortium & the International Centre of Genomic Medicine in Neuromuscular Disease

Recruiting - PhD Student in Neurosciences: Brain injury in children with tuberculous meningitis

Doctoral PhD research project in Clinical Neurosciences As soon as position is filled Please send all applications & queries to:
Miss Devin Van de Laar

 

PhD/MSc Scholarship in Patient-Specific Simulation of Ventricular Remodelling in Inflammatory Heart Diseases

Master's, Doctoral

 

Applications accepted until position is filled

Enquiries and application submission to:
Prof Sebastian Skatulla
(Tel 021 650 2595)

Prof Ntobeko Ntusi (Tel 021 406 6200)

Department of Higher Education International Scholarships

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

Various

For more information see website

Canon Collins Trust

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

Various

See Website for further details

Wellcome Trust - Humanities and Social Sciences funding schemes

Funding schemes

 

See notice

Contact information
Wellcome Trust

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

See notice

See website

European Master's Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation

Master's

 

See notice

European Inter-University Centre
for Human Rights and Democratisation

Monastery of San Nicolò
Riviera San Nicolò, 26
I-30126 Venice Lido (Italy)

+39 041 2720 911
+39 041 2720 914
info@eiuc.org

Chevening Scholarship

See notice

 

See website for opening & closing dates

www.chevening.org

The Association of Commonwealth Universities Scholarships

See notice

 

Various

See Website

Global Scholarship at Cambridge University

See notice

 

USA: mid-October & International: early December

See website

Global Education - Russian Government Educational Program

See notice

 

See notice

www.educationglobal.ru

Google Scholarships

See notice

 

See notice

Google Careers

IAPO - External Scholarships and Study Opportunities

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

Various

Email: Iapo@uct.ac.za
Tel: + 27 21 650 2822 / 3740

MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan) Scholarship

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

See notice

Science and Technology Tokyo Team
Embassy of the Republic of South Africa

The Oppenheimer memorial trust (OMT) awards scholarships for postgraduate study at master’s, doctoral & postdoctoral level 
(Local Study)

Master's, Doctoral, Postdoctoral

 

Minimum of 4 months ahead of the intended date of registration at university

Oppenheimer Memorial Trust
First Floor
No. 9 St. David’s Park
St. David’s Place
Parktown
South Africa 2193
Telephone: +27 11 551 9502
Email: CDigby@omt.org.za

ScholarGeek - global online search engine for universities and scholarships

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

Various

See website

Association of South African Women in Science & Engineering (SAWISE) Scholarships

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

Various

SAWISE

MRC - South African Medical Research Council

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

See website

See website

Department of Science and technology - News

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

See website

See website

(TWAS) The World Academy of Science Fellowships

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

See notice

TWAS and Partner Contact

The World Academy of Sciences for the Developing World - Scholarship Opportunities

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

Various

See website

List of 45 Scholarships for African women and Developing Countries

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

See notice

Sourced from AfterSchoolAfrica.com

PhD's.org

Doctoral

 

See notice

See website for further details

Study at London - King's College

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

See notice

See website for further details

Top 80 Annual Study Abroad Scholarships for African Students and Developing Countries - by After School Africa

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

See notice

See notice

UK MRC - Further funding to support Research Leaders in sub-Saharan Africa

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

See notice

African Research leaders

Study in Australia - Awards

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

Various

See website

The Smithsonian Institute - Fellowships and Internships

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

See notice

See website

Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences - Yearly Competitions

Master's, Doctoral

 

See website

See website for further details

Studentship Opportunities in Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Research

Master's, Doctoral

 

See Notice

See website for further details

Discounted accommodation rates for UCT academics and doctoral students when staying in London, UK

Doctoral

 

See Notice

Goodenough Club
23 Mecklenburgh Square, London

S.E.T for Life

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

See Notice

See website for further details

Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP)

Master's, Doctoral

 

See website for application procedure

See website for further details

New Zealand Scholarships for international tertiary students

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

See website

New Zealand High Commission
Pretoria, South Africa
125 Middle St
Nieuw Muckleneuk 0181
Pretoria
Phone | +27 12 435 9000
Fax | +27 12 435 9002
enquiries@nzhc.co.za
Office hours | Mon-Fri: 09:00-12:00hrs & 13:00-16:00hrs

Study in Finland - Scholarships

Bachelors, Master's

 

Institution dependent 

Finnish National Agency for Education
PO Box 343 (Hakaniemenranta 6)
FI-00531 
Helsinki
Finland

Cambridge Trust scholarship opportunities to study at the University of Cambridge

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

Various

Cambridge Commonwealth, European & International Trust

SANCOR(South Africa Network for Coastal & Oceanic Research) opportunities for postgraduate students in fields relating to marine science

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

Various

SANCOR

SANBI (South African National Biodiversity Institute) Postgraduate Bursaries Opportunities

Honours, Master's, Doctoral (SA citizens only)

 

Various

Training Administrator
SANBI
Private Bag X7
Claremont 7735
Students@sanbi.org.za

Off Campus Student Accommodation Services (OCSAS)

 

 

Please see notice

OCSAS Queries
+27 (0)21 650 4394

World Bank Scholarships for Overseas study and Research

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

Various

See website for further details

Helpful websites if you're searching for International or Local Scholarships

Honours, Master's, Doctoral

 

External websites

Please see notice