The University of Capetown (UCT) is giving International and Refugee Students’ Scholarships (UCT Postgraduate General Awards 2023) for full time postgraduate (Honours, Master’s & Doctoral) students.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Nationality: Applicants must either be International or hold Refugee status with a valid Passport or Refugee papers.
- Employment: Applicants cannot be full time employed (working more than 20 hours a week)
- Admissions: Applicants who have not applied to admissions, was denied, or withdrawn will not be considered.
- Tenure: Applicants over the degree tenure will not be considered (Years: Honours – 1, Master’s – 2, Doctoral – 3)
- Qualifications: Applicants cannot be considered for funding for a 2nd degree at the same level or lower
- Degree choice: Applicants who applied for the following will NOT be supported:
- Undergraduate degrees (including 4th, 5th year bachelor’s degree, LLB and BArch, etc)
- Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates and HDE
- Honours in the Economic Analysis of Financial Markets (EAFM) program
- Master’s in MMed or MBA
- Any other part-time degree or degree with less than 33% research components
IMPORTANT TO NOTE:
- The scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and preference is given to senior candidates.
- Applications are to be made the preceding year.
- All UCT International and Refugee Students’ Scholarships are supplementary.
- Students who apply must have the means to fund their studies.
- The scholarships are renewable for the duration of the course of study, if satisfactory progress is maintained, for one year at honours level, two at master’s level and three at doctoral level.
- Applicants must apply for full-time admission through the UCT Admissions Office or the Faculty Office. Late applications are not accepted.
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