Call: South African Doctoral Scholarships in Humanities and Social Sciences

Applications are invited from suitably qualified non-South African students to study full time towards a doctoral degree in the humanities and social sciences at South African public universities. The Call will be open to students whose research is focused on their country or a comparative study in the following broad themes:
  • Pre and post-colonial states, institutions and local experiences.
  • Histories and legacies of liberation struggles.
  • Regional integration, new development and economic alternatives.
  • International political economy and the role of African humanities.
  • Heritage, identity and culture (including literature, performance, art and musicology).
  • Only non-South African citizens (based in any African country) from designated groups, with a preference to women.
  • Not older than 45 years old at the time of the application.
  • A successful completion of a Master’s degree, or entering the first year of PhD/doctoral study following an upgrade from a Master’s registration, or registered for PhD study in first year of enrolment.
Deadline: September 30th, 2016

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