Stellenbosch University Andre​​​w W. Mellon Foundation Scholarships South Africa 2021 – 2022

Stellenbosch University Andre​​​w W. Mellon Foundation Scholarships South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY & ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is one of ten faculties at Stellenbosch University, which offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in Arts (Drama; Music and Visual Arts), Languages (​African Languages; Afrikaans and Dutch; Ancient Studies; English​; General Linguistics and Modern Foreign Languages), and Social Sciences (​Geography and Environmental Studies​; History​; Information Science; Journalism; Philosophy; Political Science; Psychology; Social Work; and Sociology and Social ​Anthropology).

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation was formed in 1969 when 2 foundations, namely: the Avalon Foundation and the Old Dominion Foundation consolidated. The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation and is the biggest supporter of the arts and humanities in the USA. The Foundation awards grants and funding in 4 main program areas: Higher Learning; Arts and Culture; Public Knowledge; and Humanities in Place.

ABOUT THE SU ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

​The Graduate School of the Arts and Social Science Faculty at Stellenbosch University, partnered with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is inviting students to apply for a scholarship for the 2022 academic year.

The MA & PhD “Turning the tide” scholarship is for Masters (100% research) or PhD studies, in ANY disciplines with the Stellenbosch University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, however, research topics must be within one of the following themes:

The scholarship does NOT cover Honours programmes or coursework MA programmes with a thesis component of fewer than 180 credits.
Students can read about the:

 

MORE ABOUT THE SU ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE

Both scholarships will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, an allowance, research activities including writing retreat, conference attendance and publication expenses.

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The value of the scholarship will depend on the level of study:
PhD students will receive a maximum of R400 000, over 3 years.
MA students will receive a maximum of R105 000, over 18 months to 2 years.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SU ANDREW W. MELLON 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 SU ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Download and complete the Stellenbosch University Andre​​​w W. Mellon Foundation Scholarship Application Form (.docx)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

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Applications must be submitted via email to: graduateschool@sun.ac.za
(Insert the words “Andre​​​w W. Mellon Foundation Scholarship Application” in the email subject line).

APPLICATION NOTES FOR THE SU ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Please take notes of these points when applying:

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE SU ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

1 October 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Stellenbosch University directly:
Graduate School in the Arts and Social Science Faculty
Contact person: Dr Candice Steele
Email: graduateschool@sun.ac.za

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