The majority of scholarships are for postgraduate (masters, doctoral and postdoctoral) studies, while a small number of undergraduate (bachelor's degree) scholarships are available. Most of the scholarships advertised here are not managed by the DHET, and further information is only available from the agency or government concerned.

Each offer has its own entry requirements and eligibility criteria. Please read through the information carefully and ensure that you meet all the minimum criteria and adhere to the submission deadlines.

Please note that the information available on this website is provided as a guideline only. Information provided by the scholarship granting agency supersedes any information provided here.

Select links below for Scholarships:

OPEN SCHOLARSHIPS

Bachelor's


BRAZIL: Undergraduate (tuition only) and Postgraduate Scholarships (tuition & monthly stipend)
EGYPT: British University in Egypt

Master's


AZERBAIJAN: ADA University Scholarship 2019
BRAZIL: Undergraduate (tuition only) and Postgraduate Scholarships (tuition & monthly stipend)
France: ISAE-SUPAERO Scholarship Programmes
INDIA: LEAD College of Management Scholarship
PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
SOUTH AFRICA: QUEEN ELIZABETH COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS
SOUTH PACIFIC: Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
SRI LANKA: Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

PhD

BRAZIL: Undergraduate (tuition only) and Postgraduate Scholarships (tuition & monthly stipend)

Postdoctoral Fellowships



Other(e.g. research, language, short courses)


CLOSED SCHOLARSHIPS


Bachelor's


AZERBAIJAN: Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Scholarship 2019
AZERBAIJAN SCHOLARSHIP 2019
Brunei Darussalam: Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship
CHINA: Chinese Government Scholarship 2019
INDONESIA: Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (Developing Countries Partnership) Scholarship
TUNISIA: Department of Higher Education and Scientific Research Scholarship
ALGERIA: Algerian Government Scholarship
VIETNAM: Vietnam Maritime University
CARIBBEAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP 2018
AZERBAIJAN: Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy University International Fellowship
ALGERIA: ALGERIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP
AZERBAIJAN: EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN
CHINA: Chinese Government Scholarship 2018
GLOBAL: Ashinaga Africa Initiative 2018
HUNGARY: Stipendium Hungaricum for South Africa 2019
MAURITIUS: Mauritius-Africa Scholarship Scheme 2019
MAURITIUS- AFRICA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2018
MEXICO: Mexican Government Scholarships for International Students
KOREA: Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Scholarship.
ROMANIA: Romanian State Scholarships
RUSSIA: Scholarships for South Africans 2019
SPAIN Student and staff exchange between South Africa and Spain
THAILAND: King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB) Engineering Scholarships-2019
TURKEY 2019 Türkiye Scholarships

Master's


AZERBAIJAN: Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Scholarship 2019
AFRICA: Mwalimu Julius Nyerere African Union Scholarship
AUSTRIA: Erasmus+ Master in Research and Innovation in Higher Education (MARIHE) Programme: 2019
AZERBAIJAN SCHOLARSHIP 2019
Brunei Darussalam: Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship
SOUTH AFRICA: COMMONWEALTH MASTER'S IN SOUTH AFRICA
CHINA: One Belt One Road Scholarship 2019
CHINA: Chinese Government Scholarship 2019
CHINA: Renmin University Master of Contemporary Chinese Studies Scholarship
CHILE: Nelson Mandela Scholarships for 2019
KOREA: Master's Program for Future Global Leaders in Environmental Policy (MGLEP)
AUSTRALIA: Australia Awards Master's Scholarships 2020
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Khalifa University Postgraduate Scholarships
INDONESIA: Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (Developing Countries Partnership) Scholarship
INDIA: India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS-III) Scholarship
FRANCE: Université Paris-Saclay International Master's scholarship program
FRANCE: French Embassy and Saint-Gobain Master Scholarship 2019/2020
FRANCE: FRENCH EMBASSY MASTERS AND PhD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME 2019/20
HUNGARY: Stipendium Hungaricum for South Africa 2019
JAPAN: ABE Initiative 2019
JAPAN: MEXT Scholarships for 2019
Jordan Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University College for Innovation Scholarship
MAURITIUS: Mauritius-Africa Scholarship Scheme 2019
NEW ZEALAND: Scholarships for International Tertiary Students and Commonwealth Scholarship 2020
POLAND: The Ignacy Łukasiewicz Scholarship Programme 2018
ROMANIA: Romanian State Scholarships
RUSSIA: Scholarships for South Africans 2019
SWEDEN: Swedish Institute Scholarships for South Africa (SISSA)
SPAIN Student and staff exchange between South Africa and Spain
Thailand International Postgraduate Programme (TIPP)-2019
THAILAND: International Postgraduate Programme (TIPP)-2018
ITALY: Italian Government Grants for Foreign Citizens and Italian Citizens Living Abroad
IRELAND: KADER ASMAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2019
UNITED STATES: Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2018
SCHOLARSHIP FOR YOUTH EXCELLENCE SCHEME OF CHINA – Master's Program (YES CHINA) 2018
UNITED KINGDOM: Commonwealth Scholarship 2019/2020
AUSTRALIA: Australia Awards Master's scholarship (2019 intake)
AZERBAIJAN: EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN
AUSTRALIA: Australia Awards Fellowship
Chilean Scholarships for 2018
CHINA: Chinese Government Scholarship 2018
GLOBAL: FirstRand Scholarships for International Postgraduate Study
IRELAND: Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme 2018
JAPAN: University of Tsukuba: Sport and Olympic Studies (2018)
RUSSIA: Scholarships for South African Students 2018
SWEDEN: Swedish Institute Master's Scholarship
UNITED STATES: Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2020
UNITED KINGDOM: Commonwealth Scholarship 2018/2019
UNITED STATES: Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program 2020-2021
TURKEY 2019 Türkiye Scholarships

PhD


AZERBAIJAN: Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Scholarship 2019
CHINA: Chinese Government Scholarship 2019
JAPAN: MEXT Scholarships for 2019
INDIA: Export-Import Bank of India BRICS Economic Research Award
INDIA: India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS-III) Scholarship
FRANCE: FRENCH EMBASSY MASTERS AND PhD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME 2019/20
ITALY: Italian Government Grants for Foreign Citizens and Italian Citizens Living Abroad
ITALY: Italian Government Grants for Foreign Citizens and Italian Citizens Living Abroad
UNITED KINGDOM: Commonwealth Scholarship 2019/2020
CHINA: Chinese Government Scholarship 2018
KOREA Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Embassy Recommendation Program 2018
HUNGARY: Stipendium Hungaricum for South Africa 2019
MAURITIUS: Mauritius-Africa Scholarship Scheme 2019
NEW ZEALAND: Scholarships for International Tertiary Students and Commonwealth Scholarship 2020
ROMANIA: Romanian State Scholarships
RUSSIA: Scholarships for South Africans 2019
RUSSIA: Scholarships for South African Students 2018
TURKEY: 2018 Türkiye Scholarships
UNITED KINGDOM: Chevening Scholarship 2018/2019
SPAIN Student and staff exchange between South Africa and Spain
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Khalifa University Postgraduate Scholarships
UNITED KINGDOM Commonwealth SplitSite Scholarship 2019/2020
UNITED KINGDOM: Commonwealth Scholarship 2019/2020
UNITED KINGDOM: Commonwealth Scholarship 2018/2019
UNITED KINGDOM: Chevening Scholarship 2019/2020
SWITZERLAND: Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship for foreign students 2019/2020
TURKEY 2019 Türkiye Scholarships
UNITED STATES: Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2020

Postdoctoral Fellowships


AFRICA: Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Fellows Programme

Other(e.g. research, language, short courses)


Australia Awards- Africa Short Course 2019
BRAZIL: São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Science Diplomacy and Innovation Diplomacy Brunei Darussalam: Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship
Global: Ashinaga Africa Initiative 2019
UNESCO/ISEDC CO-SPONSORED FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAMME 2019
UNESCO/China: UNESCO/People's Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2019-2020
lakshmi mittal south asia institute_crossroads emerging leader program
UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT PROGRAM RESEARCH MANAGEMENT FELLOWSHIP
JAPAN: MEXT Scholarships for 2019
JAPAN: UNESCO / Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme
INDIA: Export-Import Bank of India BRICS Economic Research Award
ITALY: Italian Government Grants for Foreign Citizens and Italian Citizens Living Abroad
SWITZERLAND: Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship for foreign students 2019/2020
SPAIN Student and staff exchange between South Africa and Spain
Thailand International Postgraduate Programme (TIPP)-2019
AUSTRALIA: Australia awards- short courses (2018 intake)
CHINA: Chinese Government Scholarship 2018
JAPAN: MEXT Scholarships for 2018
UNESCO/PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (THE GREAT WALL) CO-SPONSORED FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAMME 2018-19
UNITED STATES: Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program 2020-2021
TURKEY 2019 Türkiye Scholarships