Scholarships for MA and PhD Students at University of the Western Cape, South Africa

| March 28, 2012 | 2 Comments

Offered by    |     DRD, University of the Western Cape

Targeting      |      South African Nationals

Apply by       |     31 July 2012

For                  |     Masters and PhDs

Project Details:

Full scholarships are being offered for MA and PhD Students at the Development Research Division of the South African-German Centre for Development Research and Criminal Justice. For applicants from Sub-Saharan African countries with an excellent academic record, DRD offers a limited number of DAAD merit scholarships per year.

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Scholarships are available for full-time students of the MA and M Econ in Development Studies, the Master in Public Administration, the different PhD options at the centre (PhD UWC, PhD IDS) Scholarships include monthly allowances of 650 Euro plus travel allowances for Master candidates and 900 Euro plus travel allowances for PhD candidates. More information about requirements for application and application procedure is provided below.


  • 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

    University of Western Cape

  • 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 honours 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 organisations, 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.


Application Deadline: 31 July 2012

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  1. I am admitted as a M.Phil ( structured programme) student at the university of the western cape, Bellville, from the second semester in July 2012

    Modules: Children law; international criminal law, constitutional law theory; family law

    I obtain the following qualifications;
    -B.A.(Social Work) equal to honors (UWC)
    -Advance Diploma Adult Education(UWC)
    -ND: Public Management and administration ( UNISA)
    -Diploma Health and Welfare management (UF)
    -LL.B ( UNISA) incomplete

    I dont have any income, and want to study fulltime

    your positive feedback will be appreciated for a scholarship

    • Academic Counselor says:

      Dear Mr. Antonie
      We do not provide scholarships, we simply collect the information for you. Please contact the scholarship office from the contact info provided at the end of each post.
      Good luck!
      Aid For EDU

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