Mandela Rhodes Scholarship

Bursary Details

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship is a life-changing leadership journey.

The scholarship combines financial support with a leadership programme that will challenge you, grow you, and connect you to young African changemakers – just like you.

Candidate Requirements

  • Can study at a postgraduate level in English
  • Citizen of an African country
  • Between the ages of 19 and 29
  • Have an undergraduate degree with excellent academic results (above 70% or upper-second class Honours)

Bursary Inclusion

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship offers comprehensive funding for the core costs associated with your studies.

It covers tuition for a one-year Honours degree or a two-year Masters degree in any field at a recognised South African institution of higher education.

This includes tuition and registration fees, allowances for study materials, research, and medical aid, accommodation and meals, personal allowance and economy class travel to and from your home country to your South African university at the beginning and end of your degree.

You will also receive a personal allowance.

How to Apply


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