Scholarships in South Africa

Canon Collins Trust in partnership with Sol Plaatje Educational Project seeks to support exceptional individuals who are committed to social justice in Southern Africa and for whom a postgraduate qualification is an essential tool in working to create an open and just society.
Canon Collins Trust, in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand and the Institute of Economic Justice, is offering scholarships for a Masters of Commerce in Applied Development Economics at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2022
Scholarships are on offer to South Africans and other African nationals for the Wits-TUB-UNILAG Urban Lab PhD programme in urban studies. Applications are being accepted until 31 August 2021.
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The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) is a National Facility managed by the National Research Foundation (NRF) and incorporates all national radio astronomy telescopes and programmes. Scholarship applications are now open!
Through travel grants of up to a maximum of $2 000, Connect Africa Scholarships are for early career scientists and students in Africa who are pursuing opportunities for research development.
Nurturing expert teachers who embrace innovation and lead change.  Are you in Grade 12? Are you currently in your 1st year at UCT or UP? Are you a 3rd Year University / Already graduate? If so, Jakes Gerwel Fellowship has a mission for you to tackle one of the biggest megatrends of your generation.
Our purpose is to cultivate high-impact responsible entrepreneurship. We seek out young people who have the potential to change the world with their energy, curiosity and new ways of seeing and understanding the problems we face, and how to solve them.
Joel Joffe LLB Scholarships for study at the University of the Western Cape and The University of Fort Hare in 2021.
The Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering (SA WISE) is a dynamic association for all those who support the idea of strengthening the role of women in science and engineering in South Africa.
Canon Collins Trust in partnership with Tom Queba Memorial Fund is delighted to offer scholarships for Masters level study in engineering subjects at South African universities. We will award two scholarships per year in the name of Tom Queba.
The National Research Foundation (NRF) was established as an independent government agency, through the National Research Foundation Act (Act No 23 of 1998).
L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science South African National Programme aims to promote and encourage young women in science.
If you are dedicated and academically strong undergrad/final year tech student, our Technology Scholarship offers you the opportunity to join the Investec family. We offer financial assistance and holistic support and exposure to young tech talent.
Investec, in partnership with StudyTrust, provides the funding necessary to see young South Africans with academic potential get to university. With our assistance, they are able to study towards financial sector related degrees at various local universities.
The University of Pretoria (UP) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation (MCF) is currently offering scholarships for high achieving African students interested in studying at postgraduate levels, commencing in January 2022.
South Africa's National Research Foundation (NRF) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) are working in partnership with TWAS to advance science in developing countries through two doctoral fellowships: the NRF-TWAS Doctoral Fellowships and the NRF-TWAS African Renaissance Doctoral Fellowships.
At Aurecon, we know we are only as strong as our people. And we believe that our business’ future relies on the education and skills of tomorrow’s leaders.
The Fellowship is the next step in your education, and your education is more than just a degree – it’s 360 degrees of entrepreneurial training. It’s the ability to see the complete picture, to use your voice to fill gaps.
The central purpose of The Mandela Rhodes Foundation is to build exceptional leadership capacity in Africa. The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship is a combination of financial support for postgraduate studies and a high quality Leadership Development Programme.
MMEG supports women from developing countries in their pursuit of higher education. Our organization draws inspiration from Margaret McNamara, and her vision of education and gender equality.
The Leigh Day Scholarships are for fourth year study in law at the University of Western Cape.
Faculty Entrance Scholarships are for undergraduate students who are applying to enter a university for the first time, and are for the first year of academic study at the university. Faculty Scholarships are offered to students in their second or third year of undergraduate study.
Sasol has established a reputation in the market as an employer of choice. Our bursary scheme boasts an all-inclusive package recognised in South Africa for being highly competitive. The scheme aims to attract exceptional young talent to the organisation.
For applicants from Sub-Saharan African countries with an excellent academic record the DRD offers a limited number of DAAD merit scholarships per year.

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