Nelson Mandela Scholarship Programs by Chilean Government

Chilean Government is gald to offer a number of Nelson Mandela Scholarship Programs. This program is exclusively open to South African students who will be pursuing master degree on one of the defined subjects below or others. Entries are accepted no later than October 31, 2018.

Scholarship Description
The purpose of AGCID’s Scholarship Program is to contribute to the formation of advanced human capital, through the participation of professionals in Master Degree programs imparted by accredited Chilean universities or higher education institutions, with a high level of excellence.

Award Value
This is a fully – funded scholarship program.

Level and Area of Studies
Master degree in one of the following fields; Agriculture, Energy, Public Policy Management, Environment, Mining and Geology, Astronomy, Information technology, Education, Engineering, Business and economics, Public health, Science. Other fields are also eligible.

Place of Study
At any institution in South Africa.

Eligibility and Criteria
The scholarship program is offered to professionals who are citizens of South Africa, Mozambique and Angola and preferably work in the public or academic sectors in their home country. Applicants must have:

  • Experience in the subjects they choose to pursue Master’s studies in
  • Unconditional acceptance offer at a Chilean higher education institution
  • 4-year university degree
  • If employed already, you will need a letter of support, indicating that you will be released for the duration of your studies.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only South African students are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
Applicants must submit the AGCID Scholarship application form both in original copy on paper and in compact disc format (CD), together with application documents to the Chilean Embassy in South Africa, see ANNEX 3 for List of Focal Points. More information on the application process can be accessed through: becasmandela@gmail.com

Submission Deadline
October 31, 2018.

Website and Application Link