DRD Scholarships for Sub-Saharan Africans


Deadline: 31 July 2012 (annual)
Study in: South Africa/Germany
Course starts Jan-May 2013

SPONSORS:University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Scholarships are available for full-time students of:
• MA and M Econ in Development Studies
• Master in Public Administration
• the different PhD options at the center (PhD UWC, PhD IDS)

• Applicants should be from Sub-Sahara Africa
• Applicants should have achieved a first or upper second class for their previous course of study
• The study must have been completed at an accredited University
• The previous degree should have been an academic discipline which is related to development, such as economics, sociology, social anthropology, agriculture, statistics, etc.
• South African students are required to have an honors degree in order to be admitted to a Masters degree course
• Applicants must provide evidence of proficiency in English, both written and spoken. This can be TOEFL test or a similar standard test or a letter from an academic institution
• Applicants should preferably have been involved in development organizations, as interns, volunteers or employees
• There is no formal age restriction, but applicants should apply within three years of completing their previous degree, unless they have a good reason for having been academically inactive for a period
• Women are encouraged to apply
• Applicants must be able to study full time at the UWC for the required period.

Apply here.


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