Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – THE MANDELA RHODES FOUNDATION

Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship South Africa. The Mandela Rhodes Foundation was founded in 2002 with the goal of developing the leadership capacity in Africa, by way of its programmes, as well as aiming to become the African leader in its intent. The foundations rely on 4 major principles – Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Reconciliation
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship programme, administered by the Mandela Rhodes Foundation, is named after 2 men – Nelson Mandela and Cecil Rhodes. The scholarship comprises 2 parts – financial funding for postgraduate studies and a leadership development programme.

The funding component is for postgraduate studies at a South African tertiary institution, whereby students will receive full funding (Honours students for a maximum duration of 1 year and Masters students for a maximum duration of 2 years).

 

The leadership development programme component aims to develop the leadership capacity in Africa and is made up of 3 components (mentoring, 3 regional group pods and 3 residential workshops).
 

MORE ABOUT THE MRF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE

The scholarship will provide cover with the following study-related expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, study material allowance, meal and accommodation allowance, personal allowance, medical aid allowance and economy-class flights for scholars from countries outside of SA (at the start and end of their studies). Scholars may also receive research and conferencing grants on request.

Allowances are paid twice a year – scholars must submit proof of registration at the beginning of the year, and a progress report from your university 2 weeks after the second semester begins. Allowances are paid directly to scholars, while tuition and registration fees are paid to the tertiary institution.

Scholars will also take part in leadership development workshops – scholars will be required to attend residential workshops and regional pods, and may participate in the Mentoring Programme.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MANDELA RHODES FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE MRF SCHOLARSHIP

Before applying, students must first complete the Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship Quiz

Students who pass the quiz can then complete the Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship Application
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

 

NOTES ABOUT THE MANDELA RHODES FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

 

SELECTION PROCESS FOR THE MANDELA RHODES FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Please note that the following selection process and dates:
1) Applications open on 22 March 2022.
2) Applications close on 21 April 2022.
3) Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the end of June 2022 and moved on to round 2.
4) Further shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the end of July 2022 and moved on to round 3.
5) All candidates will be contacted by the end of August 2022 to inform them if they have been unsuccessful or have been invited for an interview in the final round.
6) Students will be invited to attend an interview in South Africa and will be notified by the end of October 2022 if they have been selected to receive a scholarship. Students residing outside of South Africa will be flown in for an in-person interview.
7) Selected Mandela Rhodes Scholars must then secure a placement at the university between October and December 2021, and a study visa if they are from outside of South Africa in January.
 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE MANDELA RHODES FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

21 April 2022.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE MRF SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDER

For any queries related to this scholarship programme, please contact the Mandela Rhodes Foundation directly:
Email: info@mrf.org.za

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