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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)

AUSTRALIA AWARDS: SCHOLARSHIPS


  • Programme outline

    Australia Awards Scholarships are postgraduate scholarships that lead to an academic qualification from an Australian university. The objective of the Awards is to provide high-quality education and training to talented Africans who will be in a position, on their return home, to make an important contribution to national or regional development.
    (Open)

JAPAN: AFRICAN BUSINESS EDUCATION INITIATIVE FOR YOUTH

  • Programme outline

    "This programme aims at fostering excellent personnel who can contribute to Africa's industrial development in partnership with the Japanese private sector by strengthening economic ties between the two countries, while acquiring individual professional skills and knowledge."


    At the 5th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V) held in Yokohama in 2013, the Japanese Government stated its policy of strengthening support for the on-going dynamic growth of Africa with stronger public-private partnerships.

    (Open)