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Fellowship | Scholarships | Grants

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University Winter Courses in Germany for Foreign Students and Graduates


This study programme is geared towards students and graduates from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Columbia, Namibia, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Uruguay and aims to help them improve their knowledge of German (general language, special language) and their cultural knowledge of the country.


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15 August
Algerian Government Scholarship The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation subsidy and a basic living allowance. Successful applicants will be expected to cover the cost of travel to Algeria and any additional living expenses.

The Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is offering 5 scholarship opportunities to South African students to study at universities in Algeria.

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22 July 2016
Joint Projects in Bio-economy and Resource Management South Africa and Germany have a long-lasting bilateral partnership in science and technology. The first call for joint research projects was launched in 2007, with simultaneous announcements of calls since 2009. In 2013, BMBF requested an assessment of this bilateral cooperation. The positive outcomes of this assessment have led to the launch of this renewed joint call.

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Africa Regional International Staff/Student Exchange The ARISE programme invites applications from African nationals registered for Masters or Doctoral studies in the fields of Agriculture, Medical Sciences, Engineering and Energy.

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25 August 2016
The Fulbright FLTA Program The Fulbright FLTA Program is a nine-month, State Department-funded, non-degree program for early career English teachers or professionals in related fields (e.g., American Studies, American/English Literature, etc.).  Participants have the opportunity to refine their teaching skills, increase their English language proficiency, and extend their knowledge of the society and culture of the United States.


They will be engaged as teaching assistants in Zulu classrooms for university students in the United States, thereby strengthening their knowledge of foreign language instruction and spreading awareness of South African culture in the United States.  Fulbright FLTA participants also interact with their host communities in conversation groups, extracurricular activities, and community outreach projects.  Fulbright FLTA participants must return to their home country upon completion of the program.

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15 July 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

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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 Kingdom

CUT Contact: International Office

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

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)

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.

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CUT Contact: International Office

Applications open on 1 October


Updated: 14 July 2016



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