Graça Machel Scholarships for Women

This scholarship will not open for applications in 2016. Please check the Graca Machel Trust's website for information about when this scholarship reopens.

Are you eligible?

To apply for a scholarship under this programme you must be:

  • Female
  • A national of and normally resident in one of the SADC countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • In possession of a good first degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) or about to graduate in the year of application
  • Studying or applying to study at a South African university

What we offer

Full tuition, stipend and other support for Honours, masters and PhD study at South African universities.

This scholarship is generously funded by The Sol Plaatje Trust, MacSteel International and others.

Scholarships now open

Canon Collins Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in South Africa
The Lionel Cliffe Scholarship
Patrick and Janet Stuart Scholarship for students from Lesotho
Ros Moger and Terry Furlong Scholarships
The Canon Collins / Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship at Fort Hare