Application Deadline: August 31st 2015
- The successful applicants have to meet the entry requirements for a Master’s degree at Wits, namely a minimum average of 65%, and should not be older than 30 years.
- The duration of the internship is from February to November each year.
- Successful candidates receive a full bursary for their tuition fees and a monthly stipend to cover their living costs and accommodation.
- KAS also funds an internship programme in conjunction with SAIIA’s Cape Town branch and the University of Cape Town.
- It is essential that any applicant to the SAIIA/KAS Cape Town-based scholarship must apply to, and be admitted into the UCT Politics Department’s Masters Programme (which includes five separate streams, namely: Public Policy and Administration; Political Science; International Relations; Justice and Transformation; and Politics, Philosophy & Economics).
- The programme is output-focused and the KAS-SAIIA scholars, who are assigned to mentors, generally go on to high-profile and high-powered positions in public and private life. The scholars are supported in honing their methodological, research and writing skills, and are encouraged to:
- Co-publish newspaper articles on topics relevant to the work of SAIIA and their studies;
- Co-author articles in SAIIA publications; and
- Improve their presentation and organisational skills.
How to Apply:
To apply, kindly forward the following information either by e-mail or post to SAIIA:
- A letter of motivation outlining your research interests and how you hope to use the skills gained at the Institute in the long term;
- A full CV;
- Two written references (with names, addresses and phone numbers);
- June honours degree results and academic transcripts of previous degrees; and
- One example of written work not exceeding 2500 words on a topic of your choice.
Email applications can be sent to [email protected]
Posted applications can be sent to:
Mrs Khetiwe Chitambira-Mude
The South African Institute of International Affairs
PO Box 31596