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Fellowship | Scholarships | Grants

Description Closing Date
UNESCO/People’s Republic of China Fellowship Programme

China, 2016

The People’s Republic of China in partnership with UNESCO are offering seventy five (75) fellowship for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. This fellowship is for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Europe and North America and the Arab region. The fellowship is for duration of one year in China. The selected candidates will be taught in English. However, in exceptional cases fellows may be required to study in the Chinese language before taking up research/study in their fields of interest.

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20 May 2016
Russian Government Scholarship Programme

Scholarships for Nuclear Physics and Technologies

The Russian Government is offering 10 scholarships in Nuclear Physics and Technologies to study in Russia.

The scholarships are available at Master’s level only.  For information about the eligible institution kindly visit the website:

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20 May 2016

USA, 2016

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a 10 months non-degree graduate level study for mid-level professionals. The Fellowship provides professional development in the United States for accomplished mid-level professional from designated countries.

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31 July 2016
Embassy of France in South Africa PhD Grants 2016 The French Embassy scholarship programme offers grants to facilitate international academic and scientific mobility for South African and non-South African researchers towards French institutions of higher education.

The programme offers the opportunity for doctoral students to integrate into establishments in France for specified periods of time in order to participate in collaborative research as part of their doctoral research project.

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Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (PFUR) Opportunity to study at the network universities.

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Subjects for projects/final thesis for incoming students at HSU – Fall 2016 Practical Training or Bachelor Thesis or Master Thesis (level will be adopted to the goal)

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Swedish Institute Study Scholarships The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) is open to highly qualified students who are citizens of countries on the OECD/DAC list and who will study full-time for a master’s degree in Sweden. The scholarships cover living costs, tuition fees, a travel grant and insurance. An estimated 300 scholarships will be available. Out of these, 10 scholarships are assigned to South African citizens.The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships


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Switzerland 3 Month CAS-Research Program consists of the participation at the 22 days Summer Academy, preparation of the research paper (Maximum 5 pages) and visit the relevant 4-5 Swiss Institutes in different Kantons) till the 14 May, 2016.International Summer Academies and 3 Month CAS-Research Program See document
International student PGT scholarships at Plymouth University in the United Kingdom Plymouth University is inviting applications for international student PGT Scholarships for entry in September 2015. Scholarships are open for graduates from all non-EU countries. Scholarships are available for pursuing a postgraduate programme at Plymouth University in the UK. A total of 100 awards are available, and each award has a value of £1,500.For more information, International student PGT scholarships at Plymouth University in the United KingdomCUT Contact: International Office N/A
EMSD: European Master in System Dynamics Two-year international Master’s programme, the European Master in System Dynamics EMSDGet ready for a career in analyzing complex dynamics systems, designing robust policies, helping decision makers make better decisions and initiating strategic change in organizations. If you want to solve real world problems in an international setting, EMSD is the programme for you.For more information, EMSD: European Master in System Dynamics N/A
Planet Europe (European Masters Programme) Graduates will obtain an internationally recognized double degree (MSc). Depending on the specialisation you choose.A joint European Masters Programme on European Spatial Planning, Environmental Policies and Regional Development.For more information, Planet Europe (Erasmus Mundus European Masters Programme) N/A
Fulbright U.S. Specialist Program The Fulbright U.S. Specialist Program allows for short, 2-6 weeks projects whereby South African institutions host U.S. specialists for a targeted program. There is a degree of cost-share involved. Project activities focus on the strengthening and development needs of higher education institutions and do not fund personal research.Eligibility Criteria

  • Teacher training,
  • Short-term lecturing,
  • Conducting seminars,
  • Special conferences or workshops,
  • Collaborating on curriculum planning,
  • Institutional and/or faculty development.

This program might be ideal for faculties or departments that are currently re-circulating or interested in re-circulating.

More information on this program is also available at:


CUT Contact: International Office

Applications open on 1 October


Updated: 18 May 2016




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