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FirstRand International Postgraduate Scholarships and how to apply

Applications are now open for the FirstRand International Postgraduate Scholarships 2020 for South African Students to study abroad

Eligible Countries: South Africa

To be Taken at (Country): International

About the Award: There are five scholarships available to South African citizens, all of which are for international postgraduate study. These are:

  • FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar scholarship;
  • FirstRand Foundation scholarship;
  • FirstRand Oxford African Studies scholarship to the University of Oxford;
  • FirstRand FNB Fund Oxford education scholarship; and
  • FirstRand FNB Fund scholarship for international postgraduate study in education.

Type: Masters, PhD

Selection Criteria: The successful candidates will have excelled academically in their chosen field and will have been able to demonstrate:

  • leadership qualities;
  • strength of character;
  • community involvement; and
  • the potential to be a destiny changer in his or her chosen field.
  • candidates who are currently, or have been studying overseas, will not be considered for this scholarship; and.
  • successful candidates are required to return to South Africa for at least five years after completing their studies.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: See the various awards in Link below

Duration of Award: See the various awards in Link below

How to Apply: Applications, including all attachments and reference letters, must be completed online and applicants must have applied directly to the university of their choice by the time the application is submitted.

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

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