University of Pretoria South Africa Commonwealth Scholarships Tenable in South Africa for Doctoral Studies
The University of Pretoria is one of the top 500* universities in the world. The University of Pretoria is an internationally recognised academic and research leader and offers excellent opportunities and facilities for postgraduate study and research.
Hence, it is seeking candidates who will make a significant contribution to its research endeavour. As part of South Africaâ€™s contribution to the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan, the University of Pretoria has made funds available for two doctoral scholarships for students coming from any of the Commonwealth Countries (excluding South Africa). These scholarships will be known as the University of Pretoria Commonwealth Postdoctoral Scholarship and the University of Pretoria Commonwealth Doctoral Scholarship respectively, which will be awarded on a competitive basis.
The University of Pretoria has established a reputation for academic excellence, particularly in relation to some of its major research activities. Information about these research activities can be obtained from the website of the University (http://web.up.ac.za/default.asp?ipkCategoryID=1630) and from the 2006 Research report (http://web.up.ac.za/research/2006/PDF/index.htm).
*Shanghai Jiao Tong Universityâ€™s Institute for Higher Education has listed UP as one of the top-500 universities in the world.
Closing date for application: 14 January 2008
Value of Doctoral Scholarship The value of this Scholarship will be R 100,000 (Â£7,122) per annum.
Ms Mpho Maithufi or Mr Ruan Dippenaar
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