Guy Butler Research Award at Rhodes University , and applications are submitted till 2 October 2017. Rhodes University invites all students with a strong academic record (grades 70% and above) who intend pursuing full-time Postgraduate studies in 2017, to apply for the Guy Butler Research Award. The award is Initially for one year, but renewable depending on satisfactory progress for a further year at Masters level and two years at Doctoral level. Tenable: Full-time attendance and registration at Rhodes University (Departments of English, English Languages and Linguistics and ISEA). Full details:
School(Institutions/ Hosting Countries): Rhodes University | South Africa
Level: Honours, Masters or PHD
Field(s): Applicants must pursue research in one of the following fields: English Language, English Literature, English-in-Education, South African English Drama, South African Journalism in English, Cultural studies focusing on English-related topics in Southern Africa and research in the area of English bilingualism, as an additional language.
Deadline: 2 October 2017
Funded By: Rhodes University
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Guy Butler Research Award is targeted for all students with a strong academic record (grades 70% and above) who intend pursuing full-time Postgraduate studies in 2018
‣ Award No: not specified
‣ Scholarship Duration: Initially for one year, but renewable depending on satisfactory progress for a further year at Masters level and two years at Doctoral level.
Tenable: Full-time attendance and registration at Rhodes University (Departments of English, English Languages and Linguistics and ISEA).
‣ Scholarship covers:
Honours: R45 000
Masters: R60 000
Doctoral: R80 000
‣ Rhodes University invites all students with a strong academic record (grades 70% and above) who intend pursuing full-time Postgraduate studies in 2017, to apply for the Guy Butler Research Award.
‣ It's located in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, Rhodes is a small university which enjoys the distinction of having among the best undergraduate pass and graduation rates in South Africa, outstanding postgraduate success rates, and the best research output per academic staff member. This is testimony to the quality of students that Rhodes attracts and of academic provision, and to the commitment of Rhodes staff to student development and success.
The David Ryan Memorial Scholarship in Philosophy
Rhodes University invites applications for the David Ryan Memorial Scholarship for Honours, Masters or Doctoral studies in Philosophy for 2018.
Closing date: 7 August 2017
The David Ryan Memorial Scholarship in Philosophy was established at Rhodes University by the family and friends of the late Dr David Ryan.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; (046) 603 8755 or Jaine Roberts (email@example.com) for enquiries.
Ruth First Scholarship
Applications are now open for the Ruth First Scholarship for Doctoral or Masters studies at Rhodes University in 2018.
The Ruth First Scholarship is intended to support candidates whose work 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.
Eligible fields of study are:
politics, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, economics, social policy, democracy studies, development studies, media studies,or studies in cognate disciplines with a strong social justice focus. South African and Mozambican black and women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Value of award: PhD R100 000 per annum or R90 000 per annum for Masters.
Closing date: 21 July 2017
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; (046) 603 8755 or Jaine Roberts (email@example.com) for enquiries.
Rhodes University Postgraduate Scholarships
Rhodes University invites all students with a strong academic record (grades 65% and above) who intend pursuing full-time Postgraduate studies in 2018, to apply for the following Postgraduate Scholarships.
Closing Date: 14 July 2017
Honours and Masters: for designated groups in the Commerce Faculty
Honours, Masters and Doctoral: for the Faculties of Science and Pharmacy, plus Accountancy and Information Systems in the Commerce Faculty
RHODES UNIVERSITY POSTGRADUATE
Honours, Masters & Doctoral: for all Faculties
ATLANTIC PHILANTHROPIES SCHOLARSHIPS
Doctoral: for designated groups in all Faculties; awarded initially for PhD (R100 000 p.a.), which can be extended to a one year Postdoctoral award abroad valued at $25 000. Focus is on developing future academics and researchers.
There are specific criteria & conditions for each of the Scholarships. Please consult the individual links below for further details.
Please read the criteria for the various programmes carefully BEFORE applying, such as eligibility concerning citizenship, degree and subject choice.
Application procedure:covering letter with a completed application form (link below) needs to be completed (together with all the relevant documents in Section D) needs to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org in PDF format (not a zip file) on or before the closing date. Only ONE application is necessary as you will automatically be nominated for each award for which you qualify. Only electronic applications will be accepted.
Applicants do not need to wait for the June results in order to apply.
Honours applications: selection is based primarily on undergraduate marks. Letter of support from an academic staff member from the department supporting your Honours application is required.
First year Masters or PHD in 2018: A letter of motivation from your supervisor in support of your application. A report from your current supervisor of the Honour/Masters research project is required (where relevant).
Funding 2nd yr Masters/ PHD 2 or PHD 3 in 2018: A letter of support from your supervisor is required.
Renewal applications: Please submit Renewal request (A Personal Motivation), progress report from scholar and progress report from supervisor.
NOTE: Incomplete and late applications will NOT be considered.
Postgraduate Funding, Research Office, Rhodes University
Tel: 046-603 8755; Fax: 046-603 8822; email: email@example.com
Merit Awards for 2018
Those of you who are completing the 3rd year of a 3 yr degree, or a 4th year of a 4yr degree, completing Honours or Masters, and obtain a distinction in your grades or “degree obtained with distinction”, we will consider a merit award to reduce the tuition fees for 2018 (for full time (in attendance) Honours, Master or PhD study only). Please note that the reduction of the fees will be for 2018 only, a once off award (for the degree) and not renewable for subsequent years for that new degree.
There are some rules governing this process, so it's not an automatic PC fully driven process - we will begin processing the awards after the results are officially released in December. No actual award letters will be posted due to volumes, but your fee account will have a memo note added so as to advise fees wrt to Registration Fee. Payment will be credited to your fee account after registration in the new year, around the end of March/April once we have completed the process which entails checking that you have registered for the course that the award was intended.
Other points to note are:
Value of the merit award:
Finally, there are a number of other automatic awards made for those graduating with their 1st degree, or with Honours, where the top graduates are ranked and relevant merit awards are made. These awards vary from R800 - R20 000, but all who are successful will be advised via email, as well as the data being captured on the fee account to assist with Registration Fee.
We wish you well in the forthcoming examinations that begins in June and look forward to processing your awards later in the year.
Postgraduate Funding : Research Office
For any queries: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel number: 046-6038755
academic record (grades 70% and above) who intend pursuing full-time
Postgraduate studies in 2018
Honours, Masters or PhD : Applicants must pursue research in one of the following fields:
English Language, English Literature, English-in-Education, South African English Drama, South African Journalism in English, Cultural studies focusing on English-related topics in Southern Africa and research in the area of English bilingualism, English as an additional language.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ Application procedure: Submit a covering motivation letter with the application form, three referee reports in support of your application, information regarding proposed studies, a detailed academic CVand a full academic transcript.
‣ The completed application form needs to be emailed back to email@example.com or handed in at the office at Room 206, Main Admin Building, Rhodes University on or before the closing date.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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