SCHOLARSHIP: The Graca Machel Scholarships for Women to Study in South African University

Graca-logo2cropThe Canon Collins Trust invites interested  women  applicants in SADC countries for the Graca Machel Scholarship for honours, Masters and PhD study in South African University. Preference is given to the women who have experienced significant struggle in their lives and who have sought to overcome these difficulties.

The funding is provided for up to one year for Honours, two years for master’s ad three years for Masters and three years for PhD studies.


  • Full tuition
  • Stipend (ZAR52,000 for South Africans, and ZAR60,000 for non-South African)
  • Other support for honours, masters or PhD study at South African university along with travel allowance of ZAR7,000.


  • Applicant must be a female
  • Most be resident of one of the SADC countries
  • Must be seeking the scholarship to study at honours, masters or doctoral level
  • Must be registered to study or have applied to study at a South African University. If the candidate selected for scholarship fails to secure registration in a South African university/college, her scholarship be withdrawn.

DEADLINE: 28th July, 2014

To apply and for more information visit here




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