University of Cape Town
UCT invites Postgraduate Students to Apply for the Archive and Public Culture Bursary Programme 2022
- Location: South Africa
- Closing Date: 28 June 2021
Humanities students at the University of Cape Town are invited to apply for the NRF-funded South African Research Chair in Archive and Public Culture bursary. These bursaries are awarded to postgraduate students at Honours, Masters, Doctoral, and post-Doctoral level.
The fellowships and bursaries are available to students in any discipline who are registered or will register for study at UCT and are interested in pursuing topics relevant to the focus of the Chair on the interrogation of the intersection and co-production of archive and discourse.
- Applicants must have obtained at least 65% for their prior degrees.
- Must be no more than 32 years at the time of applying for funding for a PhD and no more than 30 years at the time of apply for funding for an MA degree.
- While the NRF allows partial funding to be awarded to others, those who receive full funding must have either achieved a minimum of 75% for the previous degree or must be able to show that their net family income is no more than R350 000 per annum.
Bursaries are awarded to the value of:
- Full funding for Master of Arts studies: R 167 000 per annum for two years
- Partial funding for Master of Arts studies: R 100 000 per annum for two years
- Full funding for Ph.D. studies: R 175 000 per annum for three years
- Partial funding for Ph.D. studies: R 90 000 per annum for three years
- Full funding for Postdoctoral Fellow: R200 000 per annum (with the option to renew for a second year subject to satisfactory performance)
How to Apply