The South Africa Student scholarships are available to pursue one-year taught postgraduate courses of study in subjects relevant to the needs of South Africa.
The scheme aims to support South African graduate students of outstanding academic merit and leadership potential who would otherwise be unable to take up a place at Cambridge University.
The College of St Mary Magdalene is located in the center of Cambridge beside the bridge on the River Cam, from which the city takes its name. The College has its origins in the year 1428 when King Henry VI approved the establishment of a hostel on the site for Benedictine monks coming from their abbey monasteries in the Fenland to study Canon Law at the University.
Also, Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
South African Student Scholarships, University of Cambridge
Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue one-year taught postgraduate courses of study at the University of Cambridge.
Scholarship Award: The scholarships are means-tested. The maximum award covers:
- University Composition Fee at the overseas rate
- A maintenance allowance sufficient for a single student
In addition, Rented accommodation in or near College will normally be made available to a single Scholar. The college does not currently have any family accommodation available.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
SA Student Scholarships University of Cambridge Eligibility
The scholarships are open to citizens of South Africa. Normally under the age of 35 and normally resident in South Africa. y
Moreso, The scholarship will be tenable from 1 October.
Nationality: The scholarships are open to citizens of South Africa.
SA Student Scholarships University of Cambridge Requirement
Finally, Entrance Requirement: Applicant must have a first-class or high second class honors degree or its equivalent from a recognized University.