The general information and closing dates provided below for the various opportunities should be confirmed with the relevant offices. Please return to this page as the information will be updated and added as available.

More information on general application procedure and requirements can be found here.

Check the UCT Postgraduate degree funding noticeboard for other opportunities

Mandela Rhodes Foundation Masters Scholarship

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Applications open: 14 March
  • Closing date: 21 April
  • Eligibility: Citizens of all African countries between the ages of 19 and 29; excellent undergraduate academic results (above 70% or upper-second class Honours)
  • Information: The Mandela Rhodes Foundation
  • Application through: The Mandela Rhodes Foundation

NRF Prestigious/DoL Scarce Skill Masters Scholarships

UCT International & Refugee Scholarships

Ernst & Ethel Eriksen Trust Scholarships

UCT Mastercard Foundation Scholarship

The David & Elaine Potter Foundation Fellowship

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships (GFRP)

The Discovery Foundation Academic Fellowship Awards - Masters



No call for 2022

Canon Collins Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in South Africa

Gra├ža Machel Scholarships for Women

Loewenstein Trust Masters Scholarships