The Mandela Rhodes Foundation is pleased to announce the commencement of applications for the Mandela Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarship Program 2023/2024 for eligible young Africans. Candidates of African descent (aged 19 – 29) are able to apply for this scholarship and stand a chance of being selected to study in South Africa fully funded.
The scholarship combines financial support with a leadership programme that will challenge you, grow you, and connect you to young African changemakers – just like you.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Mandela Rhodes Foundation
Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships
Host Institution(s): South African Higher Institutions
Scholarship Worth: Full Funding, Amount may vary
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Postgraduate
Eligibility Criteria | Mandela Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarship 2023
If you are between the ages of 19 and 29, are a citizen of any African country, and have a first degree with above average academic results (70% or upper second), you are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
- The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship offers comprehensive funding for the core costs associated with your studies.
- It covers tuition for a one-year Honours degree or a two-year Masters degree in any field at a recognised South African institution of higher education.
- This includes tuition and registration fees, allowances for study materials, research, and medical aid, accommodation and meals, personal allowance and economy class travel to and from your home country to your South African university at the beginning and end of your degree.
- You will also receive a personal allowance.
How to Apply: The applications timeline runs from March to November of each year, for the following year’s intake. Applications open on 14 March 2023 and close 21 April 2023. You will apply online, and access the application platform through the official website.
Application Deadline: 21 April 2023