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There are a number of scholarship opportunities currently available for South African students to undertake studies, research and exchanges in other countries. The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) coordinates several such scholarships, while others are managed by other international, national and provincial departments or government agencies.

Scholarships are for South African citizens and require a commitment to return to South African upon completion of studies.

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HUNGARY: HUNGARIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SOUTH AFRICAN STUDENTS

  • Programme outline
    The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme was launched in 2013 by the Hungarian Government. The core mission of the programme is to increase the number of foreign students in Hungary and to encourage Hungarian higher education institutions to attract top foreign students. The Government of Hungary is expected to offer scholarships to South African students to study in Hungary from the academic year beginning in September 2017. Courses will be taught in English or the Hungarian language. Students applying for studies conducted in Hungarian language will be required to do a one-year preparatory course before commencing with their major degree studies.
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CHINA: CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE 2017/18 ACADEMIC YEAR


  • Programme outline

    The Chinese Government is offering scholarships for South African students to study at Chinese institutions from September 2017. The scholarship may be awarded for postgraduate (Masters, PhD or Post-doc) or non-degree Chinese language studies. Bachelor's degree scholarships are taught in Chinese and will only be awarded to applicants who already have the required level of Chinese proficiency (HSK 4 or above). Preference is given to applicants for postgraduate studies.

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MAURITIUS: MAURITIUS- AFRICA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2017


  • Programme outline

    As part of a commitment to promote capacity-building at high level across the continent, the Government of Mauritius is awarding scholarships to deserving students who are resident citizens of member states of the African Union.

    (Open)

Russian Government Scholarship for South African Students 2017

  • Programme outline

    The Russian Government is offering scholarships for South African students to study at Russian institutions from the academic year 2017/18.

    Most programmes are instructed in the Russian language and applicants with no command of Russian are required to take the college preparatory courses for one year before pursuing major studies. Only after passing the examinations of the college preparatory course can they start their degree studies.

    (Open)