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Graça Machel Scholarships for South African Women, South Africa

By | 29 Nov 2015
To be announced
Masters/PhD Degree

The key aim of the Graca Machel Scholarship Programme is to help provide the female human resources necessary for economic, social, and cultural development in the Southern African region and to develop an educated and skilled workforce that can benefit the wider community.


Fields of study
Masters or PhD Degree in any course of study relevant to the development needs of southern Africa



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


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


How to apply
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