Rhodes University is happy to offer one of its fellowships, the The Hugh le May Fellowship for researchers from Africa and outside Africa. The fellowship is for between a three to six month period.
The Hugh le May Fellowship is available in alternate years to senior scholars who wish to devote themselves to advanced work in any one of the fields or subjects listed below.
Applications are invited for the year 2018. We encourage all Eligible candidates interested in applying for this fellowship programme to send in their applications.
The Hugh le May Fellowship is for senior scholars wishing to devote themselves to advanced work in any one of the approved course disciplines.
Where there is no applicant of sufficient merit in any of the approved disciplines, an applicant in another discipline within the Faculty of Humanities has the opportunity to the Fellowship.
The Fellowship comprises:
- A direct return economy class airfare from the Fellow’s place of residence.
- University accommodation with electricity and water included.
- R5000.00 monthly cash stipend to supplement the Fellow’s usual source of income, or if accompanied by a partner R7500.00 per month cash stipend.
- If the Fellow accepts the appointment for at least four months and has a partner, we will cater for the partner’s return economy airfare.
The Fellow has the opportunity of internet access, use of the University library and sport facilities, and being an honorary member of staff for the duration of the Fellowship.
The Fellow will not undertake any teaching duties.
Method of Application
The mode of application is online by downloading the application form, and sending by email; or by contacting the Research Office. Details are as follows: Telephone — +27 (46) 603 8936 or email address — firstname.lastname@example.org).
ONLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY i.e. IF YOU HAVE OBTAINED YOUR PHD IN THE LAST 5 YEARS PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT AN APPLICATION. RATHER APPLY FOR THE RHODES UNIVERSITY POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWHIP, or THE ANDREW W. MELLON POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP.
Hugh le May Application should be submitted by 31 August 2017.
At the conclusion of the Fellowship, the Fellow will present a report on the work undertaken.
Wee require the Fellow to appropriately acknowledge the Fellowship and Rhodes University in all publications. Emanating from the period of the Fellowship.