SA-GER CDR Masters In Public Administration Scholarship, 2017

icon Masters

icon Public Administration

Open to Sub-Sahara African countries

icon  South African-German Centre for Development Research

icon 15 Jul 2017

icon Partial Funding,

More about this scholarship

  • Candidates from Sub-Sahara African countries are eligible for SA-GER CDR Masters In Public Administration Scholarship, 2017.
  • Applicants must have completed their previous study from an internationally accredited university.
  • Candidates must have an impressive academic track record with a minimum of 70% average score in their last degree.
  • Applicants’ previous degree discipline should be related to public administration.
  • South African candidates need to have an honors degree to be enrolled in a master’s course.
  • Other students need a four-year undergraduate degree.
  • Applicants of SA-GER CDR Masters In Public Administration Scholarship, 2017 are required to submit evidence of fluency in English, both written and spoken.
  • Proof can be in the form of TOEFL test or a similar standard test or a letter from an academic institution.
  • It is preferable to have work experience in the applicant’s field of interest.
  • Applicants must apply within the three years of completing their previous degree.
  • There is no age restriction for the scholarship.
  • Applicants must have a logical reason for being inactive.
  • Women are welcome to apply for the scholarship.
  • South African students are invited to apply as well.
  • Applicants must be able to study full time at the UWC for the required duration of time.

Documents Required:

  • Applicants of SA-GER CDR Masters In Public Administration Scholarship, 2017 must submit a copy of their passport.
  • CV must be sent; it should highlight any relevant work experience.
  • Applicant must provide all their academic transcripts.
  • An academic or professional reference is to be submitted.
  • Students applying for an MA scholarship will have to write an essay in one-page in any of the four topics available in the e-form.
  • Proof of identity of the applicant is needed.
  • A valid copy of matric certificate must be given.
  • A Public Notary will certify translated documents.

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2017 PhD Fellowship: Biomarkers of HIV-associated Tuberculosis South Africa

PhD Fellowship (Biomarkers of HIV-associated Tuberculosis) is open for the South African applicants to conduct PhD at the University of Cape Town in South Africa for the academic session of 2017.

The PhD fellowship is available for a project that will evaluate the performance of a blood RNA biomarker of TB disease in HIV-infected persons.

The aim of the fellowship is to evaluate the effects of demographic, clinical, and laboratory factors, including HIV treatment and viral suppression markers, on the diagnostic and prognostic performance of a blood-based RNA signature for TB disease that was discovered and validated in HIV-uninfected persons.

The University of Cape Town in South Africa (UCT)’s reputation for excellence is underpinned by its distinctive research, led by its distinguished faculty. Universities have the unique opportunity to influence the future of our society by educating and shaping the future leaders of the country.

Course Level: The fellowship is available to pursue PhD.

Study Subject: The fellowship is awarded in the field of Biomarkers of HIV-associated Tuberculosis.

Scholarship Award: The fellowship will cover R124 800 per year and will depend on relevant experience and skills.

Numbers of Scholarships: One fellowship is available.

Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for the fellowship:

Key Requirements:

  • MBChB or Masters degree in Public Health or a related field.
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistical experience.
  • Proficiency in the analysis of large datasets. • Familiarity with R and/or Stata programming.

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrate solid scientific proficiency, creativity, critical thinking, the ability to collaborate effectively with others, and independent thought processes.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities with exceptional organisational and time management skills.
  • Additional Clinical or research experience in TB and/or HIV will be advantageous.

Nationality: Applicants of South Africa can apply for the fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have an MBChB or Masters degree.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • Email a letter of motivation, full CV and contact details of 3 referees, clearly indicating “PhD Fellowship” in the subject line, to Mrs Alison September at

Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 15, 2017.

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