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Mandela Rhodes Fundings for African Students at South African Universities, 2020

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarships for African Students is provided to Outstanding Africans who are interested in studying a degree program in any 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: African countries

Type: Masters

Number of Scholarships: Several

Value of Scholarship: 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 Scholar’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: The applications timeline runs from March to November of each year, for the following year’s intake. Applications open in mid-March and close in mid-April. You will apply online, and access our application platform through our website.

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Application Deadline: 23rd April 2020 (extended from 16th April 2020)