NRF UNISA Master and Doctoral Scholarships for South African and Foreign Students, 2018

­The National Research Foundation (NRF) is inviting applications for master and doctoral scholarships for full-time studies in 2019. This scholarship is available to SA citizens, SA permanent residents as well as a limited percentage of foreign nationals who will register at a South African public university in 2019 on a full-time basis.

The objective of the scholarship is to support the development of a critical mass of globally competitive human resources in prioritized areas;  Promote and advance science, research and innovation.

The University of South Africa (UNISA) is the largest university on the African continent and attracts a third of all higher education students in South Africa. The university has over 300,000 students, including African and international students in 130 countries worldwide, making it one of the world’s mega universities.

Broad disciplines supported for masters and doctoral scholarships:

Merit Review-value Scholarship: 

Institutional Nomination Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: This scholarship is available to SA citizens, SA permanent residents as well as a limited percentage of foreign nationals who will register at a South African public university in 2019 on a full-time basis.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

May be based at Science Councils and National Research Facilities.

Neither NRF nor TWAS will be responsible for assisting with visa requirements.

 Students who are not eligible for support

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Late and incomplete applications will be rejected.

Nationality:

Available to SA citizens, SA permanent residents as well as a limited percentage of foreign nationals who will register at a South African public university in 2019 on a full-time basis.

How to apply this scholarship?:

 All applications are submitted on the NRF Online system.

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