Graça Machel Scholarships for Women

We are proud to offer Graça Machel Trust scholarships for Southern Africa’s future women leaders.

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

Other criteria and the application process are the same as for a Canon Collins Scholarship.

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.

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