TheÂ Mandela Rhodes Scholarships for African Students is provided to Outstanding Africans who are interested in studying a degree program in anyÂ South African Universities. The Mandela Rhodes Scholarships Programme is a combination of financial support for postgraduate studies and a high quality leadership development programme, with the intention to build exceptional leadership capacity in Africa.
Eligible Countries:Â African countries
Number of Scholarships:Â Several
Value of Scholarship:Â The Scholarship covers the cost of a Scholar as follows:
- A medical aid allowance as set by the MRF;
- Economy-class travel allowance for international Scholars only from the Scholarâ€™s home to their institution at the beginning and back home at the end of their degree programme;
- Personal allowance.
- Tuition and registration fees as set by the institution;
- A study materials allowance as set by the MRF;
- Accommodation and meal allowances as set by the MRF;
- Applicants must be between the ages of 19 and 30 years at the time of taking up the Scholarship
- Applicants should have a history of well above average academic results
- Applicants must be Africans
Application Process:Â The applications timeline runs from March to November of each year, for the following yearâ€™s intake. Applications open in mid-March and close in mid-April. You will apply online, andÂ access our application platform through our website.
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Application Deadline:Â 23rd April 2020 (extended from 16th April 2020)