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There are a number of scholarship opportunities currently available for South African students to undertake studies, research and exchanges in other countries. The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) coordinates several such scholarships, while others are managed by other international, national and provincial departments or government agencies.

Scholarships are for South African citizens and require a commitment to return to South African upon completion of studies.

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CANADA: African Leaders of Tomorrow

  • Programme outline
    The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) in collaboration with the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) is offering the African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program. ALT program commemorates the late Nelson Mandela's commitment to equity and social justice by offering young African women and men the opportunity to study a Master's degree in Canada.
    (Open)


CHILE: HORIZONTAL COOPERATION SCHOLARSHIP


  • Programme outline

    The Chilean International Cooperation Agency (AGCI) is offering 10 Master's degree scholarships at accredited Chilean universities or other higher education institutions in Chile. The purpose of the AGCI Scholarship Program is to contribute to the formation of advanced human capital, through the participation of professionals in Master's programs taught by accredited higher education institutions in Chile.

    Studies are taught in Spanish. Up to 6 months language training can be included if required.
    (Open)

CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS


  • Programme outline

    The Chinese Government is offering scholarships for South African students to study at Chinese institutions from the academic year 2015/16.
    (Closed)

IRELAND: KADER ASMAL FELLOWSHIP

  • Programme outline
    The Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme offers scholarships for Master's degree study in Ireland.The Programme was established to commemorate the late Professor Kader Asmal.
    (Closed)