The Hungarian Government is offering 100 scholarships to South African students to study at participating
public university in Hungary. All courses available for South Africans are taught in English, however all
Bachelor's and Master's students will be required to pass a course in Hungarian as a foreign language.
CHINA: Chinese Government Scholarship 2020
The Chinese Government is offering scholarships for South African students to study at Chinese institutions
starting in the 2020/21 academic year. The Department of Higher Education and Training (the
Department) is responsible for nominations. For more information about the Chinese Government
scholarship please visit the China Scholarship Council website .
There are also two additional scholarships offered by the China University of Geosciences, kindly follow
this link to see the list of eligible programmes taught in English
The scholarship is offered for undergraduate (Bachelors) studies in the identified scarce skills,
postgraduate (Masters or PhD) 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).
289 Chinese universities are eligible to host scholarship recipients. The Department has identified possible
universities for you to apply to, click here to get list of universities. Applicants are also allowed to apply to
other eligible universities outside this list.
The Swedish Institute Scholarships for South Africa (SISSA) is offering scholarships for South Africans to
undertake Master's degrees at Swedish universities from September 2020. The scholarship is aimed at
developing global leaders who will contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants must have applied to a Swedish university through the
central application system at: https://www.universityadmissions.se/intl/start, where an application fee is charged.
Application for university admissions in Sweden is now open and will close on 15 January 2020. For more
information visit: www.studyinsweden.se and www.universityadmissions.se
The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is offering support, including advice and
payment of the Swedish university application fee, to up to 15 potential scholarship applicants. Only those
who have applied for admittance to a Swedish university AND commit to applying for the Swedish Institute
Scholarship for South Africa are eligible. Selection will be done based on meeting the university entrance
requirements, academic excellence, the criteria of the Swedish Institute Study Scholarship, individual need,
and alignment with South African government priorities.
Through the Swiss Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students, the Swiss Government
grants foreign researchers and postgraduate students scholarships to pursue studies at Swiss higher
education institutions. The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are intended for highly motivated
and competitive young researchers who have completed a Master's degree or PhD. The scholarships will
enable scholarship holders to undertake research in the fields in which the Swiss universities are