The PGS provides funding to students in need of financial aid. Our focus is mainly on UFS Honours, Research Master's, and Research PHD students, as well as NRF bursaries. The funding office also informs and updates postgraduate students of available national and international bursaries and scholarship opportunities. Our funding consultants are available to assist with UFS and NRF funding enquiries. 

For funding enquiries, please contact:

Prince Khoza 
T:
+27 51 401 2045
E: KhozaPN@ufs.ac.za


UFS Honours Bursaries 2021


The University of the Free State will be providing financial support (partial tuition fee) to Honours students for the year 2021. The UFS Honours Bursary is a once-off award for first-time Honours students studying full time in 2021.

The deadline for applications is 31 March 2021.

Click here for more information and to apply.

Enquiries can be directed to Prince Khoza at KhozaPN@ufs.ac.za


UFS Research Master's and Doctoral Bursaries 2021


The University of the Free State will be providing financial support (partial tuition fee) to Research Masters and Doctoral students for the year 2021. The UFS Master's and Doctoral Bursary is a once-off award for Master’s and Doctoral students.

The deadline for applications is 31 March 2021.

Click here for more information and to apply.

Enquiries can be directed to Prince Khoza at KhozaPN@ufs.ac.za.


NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Scholarships Pre-Call Announcement 


The National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa, the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and The Netherlands organisation for internationalisation in education, represented in South Africa by Nuffic’s Netherlands Education Support Office are pleased to announce a pre-call for the 2021 NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Scholarships. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2021.

Click here for more information

Other Funding opportunities

Are you planning to further your studies? below is a list of funding opportunities that might just be right for you!

Name

Funding level

Closing date

Contact details

For more information

Fulbright Foreign Student Program

Honours, Masters and Doctoral14 May 2021Email: fpsa@state.govClick here to visit website

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship

Master’s degree

Various dates apply

Email: info-qecs@acu.ac.uk

Click here to visit website

Gates Cambridge Scholarship 2021

Master's and Doctoral

Various dates apply

Email: info@gatescambridge.org

Click here to visit website

ESASTAP 2020

Research Funding

Various dates apply

www.esastap.org.za/

Click here to visit website

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship

Honours, Master's & Doctoral

Various dates apply

www.sbfi.admin.ch/sbfi/en/home/education/scholarships-and-grants/swiss-government-excellence-scholarships.html

Click here to visit website

Wellcome Trust

Grant funding

Various dates apply

www.wellcome.ac.uk/grant-funding

Click here to visit website

 

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T: +27 51 401 7161

E: postgrad@ufs.ac.za

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