The Harry Oppenheimer Institute for African Studies at the University of Cape Town offers HOI Postgraduate Scholarship for South African applicants. The scholarship is available to conduct research in the area of African Studies.

Brief Description: The goal of developing the careers of black students to prepare them to become equal competitors and significant role models at UCT in general and in the field of African Studies in particular.

Eligibility: Students will be required to register and complete the postgraduate degree at the University of Cape Town.

Award Includes: The value of the scholarship is up to R30 000.

Study Program: The scholarship is available to pursue master and doctoral programme.

Study Major: The scholarship is awarded in any field with application to African Studies

Host Organization: Harry Oppenheimer Institute for African Studies, University of Cape Town

Number of Awards: Not known

National/International Students: South African applicants are eligible for the scholarship.

Governing Body: Harry Oppenheimer Institute for African Studies, University of Cape Town

Application Procedure: Applicants can apply via email.

  • Applications should be made on the prescribed forms and accompany a full curriculum vitae.
  • It shall be the responsibility of the applicant to request two persons familiar with their work to prepare a referee’s report. The reports must be submitted directly to the Institute.
  • The Scholarship may be deferred for a maximum of one year.
  • The proposed degree must be completed at UCT, failing which the full scholarship award must be refunded.

Submission Deadline: The application deadline is July 31, 2017.

For more details visit the official site.