Kader Asmal Fellowship

The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa in partnership with Canon Collins Trust invites applications for scholarships for postgraduate study in Ireland commencing in September 2020.

In 2020 fellwoships will be offered for postgraduate study in:

  • Agriculture, Environmental Science, Conservation, Rural Development 
  • Food Science, Food Engineering and related
  • Pharmacy and Biotechnology
  • Health, Medicine and Health Economics
  • Development Studies, Peace Studies, Conflict Resolution and Humanitarian Action
  • Social Policy, Social Research, Community Development and Sociology
  • Law, Human Rights, Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, Equality Studies
  • Engineering, Hydrology, Sustainable Technology
  • Economics, Finance, Accounting, Management and Business
  • Information Systems and Communkications Technology
  • Tourism

Please PDF iconsee this document for a full list of eligible courses.

Are you eligible?

Please read the  PDF iconguidelines carefully before applying.

Applicants must:

  • be a resident national of South Africa
  • Have a minimum of two years relevant work experience (this can include internships and volunteering)
  • Hold an honours' level academic quealification with a minimum grade point average of 75% (First class honour, or second class honour, Grade 
  • be seeking funding for a full-time postgraduate programme in one of the above listed subject areas
  • be able to take up fellowship in the academic year 2020/2021
  • Must not have applied for Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme on more than one previous occasion.

Please note applicants already in possession of a Master’s degree are not eligible

What the Fellowship offers

The Kader Asmal Fellowships will cover:

  • university application fees
  • tuition fees
  • examination and other fees
  • economy travel to and from your country of residence to Ireland;
  • settling in allowance, book allowance and study allowance
  • accommodation
  • a monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover other living expense for you only and
  • the costs of an entry clearance (student visitor visa) application

How to apply

We are now accepting applications. You can access the online application form through the link below.

 

Scholarships now open

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Kader Asmal Fellowship
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Leigh Day LLB scholarship at University of the Western Cape
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