2015/2016 Mandela Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans to study in South Africa

Application Deadline: 15 June 2015.

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship enables a Scholar to study at a South African tertiary institution registered with the South African Council on Higher Education for an accredited postgraduate degree programme. The Scholarship is awarded for one or a maximum of two years, currently for an Honours or Masters degree.


  • The scholarship is open to citizens of all African countries;
  • The scholarship is for postgraduate study at a South African university or tertiary institution (Honours and Masters degrees only);
  • Any individual between 19 and 30 years of age may apply;
  • Individuals that reflect in their character a commitment to the four principles of Education, Reconciliation, Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship;
  • Applicants should have a history of well above average academic results.

Scholarship Worth:

The Scholarship covers the cost of a Scholar as follows:

  1. Tuition and registration fees as set by the institution;
  2. A study materials allowance as set by the MRF;
  3. Accommodation and meal allowances as set by the MRF;
  4. A medical aid allowance as set by the MRF;
  5. 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;
  6. Personal allowance.

Apply Now for the 2015/2016 Mandela Rhodes Scholarship 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Mandela Rhodes Scholarship 



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