PhD Scholarship Programmes in Development/Population at KwaZulu-Natal University in South Africa

The School of Built Environment and Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa is glad to invite applications for a number of PhD Scholarships for studying Development/Population. This call is targeted to domestic students only. Expires in one day!

Scholarship Description
The School of Built Environment and Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, is pleased to announce two PhD Scholarships for 2019. There are a limited number ofPhD Scholarships made available by the DST/NRF South African Research Chair in Economic Development, held by Professor Pranitha Maharaj.Students who receive these bursaries will work on a thesis topic aligned with the focus areas of the Chair and they will be supervised by Professor Pranitha Maharaj.

Award Value
Winners will receive bursary for their study.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD program. Proposals on the following broad topic areas are strongly recommended: Family dynamics, Migration and Population aging.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in South Africa.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • PhD applicants must have a completed Masters Degree at least an upper second or ideally a first for the modules for which they completed (above 70% or equivalent) (preferably, but not limited to the disciplines of Population and Development Studies);
  • Applicants are required to be accepted and registered as a full-time PhD student in the discipline of Population and Development Studies.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only South African citizens are invited to apply.

Submission Deadline
20 December 2018.

Website and Application Link