Ruth First Scholarship at Rhodes University, South Africa

The Ruth First Scholarship is now open. The scholarship is available for students pursuing master or doctoral degree in one of subject listed below. South African and Mozambican black and women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interesting-annual award will be given to the winning candidates. The application deadline is 29 July 2016.

Scholarship Description
The Ruth First Scholarship is intended to support candidates whose research is in the spirit of the life and work of Ruth First, whose research poses difficult social questions, and who are interested in linking knowledge and politics and scholarship and action.

Award Value
PhD R120 000 per annum or R90 000 per annum for Masters.

Level and Area of Studies
Master or doctoral program in one of the field as follow: politics, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, economics, social policy, democracy studies, development studies, media studies, or studies in cognate disciplines with a strong social and human rights orientation.

Place of Study
At the Rhodes University, South Africa.

Eligibility and Criteria
All master and PhD students at Rhodes University who are studying the subject listed above are eligible to apply.

Applicants’ Nationality
International students are welcome to apply. South African and Mozambican black and women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply .

Application Instruction
Please go to the link below to see further instruction of application procedure.

Submission Deadline
29 July 2016

Website and Application Link