Mellon Foundation South African Masters Scholarships in Humanities in Rhodes University 2018

Published Date: September 9, 2017

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Humanities
  • Country of the Scholarship

    South Africa
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2018
  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $5000 - $7000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    All
  • Applier's country

    South Africa
  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Drosty Rd, Grahamstown, 6139, South Africa +27 46 603 8111

Rhodes University in partnership with Mellon Foundation is pleased to offer applications for the South African Master’s Scholarships in Humanities 2018.The attention of Professor Sam Naidu’s project is the fictional crimes and related identities signified in the literature of the African, Latin American and South Asian Movements.  The purpose of this project is to uncover the value of such imaginary constructions of international subjectivities and of what is deemed ‘criminal’ in an increasingly globalized world.

Award value amounting of up to 6,959$ US Dollar per annum.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship students must be a South African Citizen, Masters applicants wanting to embark on research projects which explore fictional demonstrations of the experiences and exigencies of diaspora, and who favor a relative methodology well-versed by an intersectional method to the study of literature are invited.

South African students who have an honor’s degree in Rhodes University 2017, are encouraged to apply for the A W Mellon Foundation Honors scholarships in Humanities whether or not they know if they have been accepted for Honor’s study

Scholarship awards are only valid and can be claimed once the applicant is accepted by the Academic Department.

Applicants need to send a brief research proposal at least 1000 words and a CV with academic record to: s.naidu@ru.ac.za

Deadline for Application is September 30, 2017.


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