The Wits School of Law and International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) at Erasmus University Rotterdam is offering scholarship and fellowship opportunities to prospective PhD applicants who wants to undergo a doctorate degree at the Institution.

Applicants who are successfully admitted to the programme will be waived of tuition fees from both ISS and Wits.

Country To Be Taken: South Africa and The Netherlands

Fields of Study: PhD applicants are encouraged to select from a range of topics in international law, society and development such as:

  • Critical, development-oriented aspects of trade and investment
  • Socio-economic deprivation
  • Human rights and humanitarian law
  • Gender
  • Health and the environment

Eligible Countries: Africans

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Applicants must be at entry-level for a PhD with an average of at least 70% in a Master’s degree within a relevant area.
  • Applicants must be African students
  • Applicants must have completed their masters degree and bachelors degree program at any recognized Institution.
  • Applicants must have excellent results from previous educational programs

Method of Application: Interested applicants may apply for entry into the ISS-Wits Joint PhD Programme by emailing the following to Ms Raquel McBride

  1. An expression of interest that outlines the gist of the PhD study that you wish to undertake (approximately five pages in length excluding your preliminary bibliography);
  2. Academic transcript;
  3. Curriculum Vitae.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15th June, 2017

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