Wits and ISS Joint PhD Scholarship Programme in South Africa

The Wits School of Law and International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) (Erasmus University Rotterdam) is delighted to announce Joint PhD Scholarship programme for the year 2017. South African students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The aim of the scholarship is to provide financial help to South African students.

Situated in Johannesburg in the commercial heart of South Africa and the continent, the Oliver Schreiner School of Law is one of Africa’s top law schools, and its graduates are among the leading lights in the legal fraternity.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded on a range of topics in international law, society and development such as: Critical, development-oriented aspects of trade and investment Socio-economic deprivation Human rights and humanitarian law Gender Health and the environment.

Scholarship Award: Applicants who are successfully admitted to the programme will be waived of tuition fees from both ISS and Wits.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Applicants must be at entry-level for a PhD with an average of at least 70% in a Master’s degree within a relevant area.

Nationality: South African students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Scholarships in South Africa

How to Apply: Interested applicants may apply for entry into the ISS-Wits Joint PhD Programme by emailing the following to Ms Raquel McBride (Raquel.McBride-at-wits.ac.za):

  • An expression of interest that outlines the gist of the PhD study that you wish to undertake (approximately five pages in length excluding your preliminary bibliography);
  • Academic transcript; and
  • Curriculum Vitae.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is June 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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