Saturday, October 14, 2017

History Access Honours, Master’s and PhD Scholarships, South Africa 2018

Deadline: 30/10/2017 Degree: Bachelor, Masters, PhD & Research Scholarship Description: The Department of Historical Studies at... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 30/10/2017


Degree: Bachelor, Masters, PhD & Research


Scholarship Description: The Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town is entering a new phase of curriculum innovation and knowledge production, expressed in an innovative five-year programme, HISTORY ACCESS, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation


Eligibility:
A. Eligible candidates will be required to register for full-time study in the Department of Historical Studies and comply with the University of Cape Town’s approved policies, procedures and practices.
B. The successful candidates will be required to participate in relevant activities of the History Access programme.
C. The successful candidates may hold other awards concurrently with this scholarship.
D. The award restricts part-time employment to a maximum of 12 hours per week.


Benefits: A. 2 three-year PhD scholarships, each to the value of the annual amount of ZAR
125, 000, the second and third year of funding being subject to satisfactory
academic progress;
B.  3 two-year Master’s scholarships, each to the value of the annual amount of ZAR 95, 000, the second year of funding being subject to satisfactory academic
progress; and
C. 4 one-year Honours fellowships, each to the value of ZAR 85, 000.


Application: Suitable candidates are required to email the following documents by 30 October 2017 to History.Access@@uct.ac.za
A letter of motivation, including a brief description of research ideas
One writing sample
A complete and up-to-date curriculum vitae, with details of languages known and (if any) new media skills
Full transcripts of academic record
Copy of ID document (or copy of passport in the case of foreign applicants)


Scholarship Website: http://www.historicalstudies.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/149/History_Access/History%20Access%20Postgraduate%20Scholarships%20Advertisement.pdf