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The Fulbright Foreign student program is now open for applications. The program offers scholarships for South African University Graduates to pursue a Master’s or... 2019 scholarship applications open in the United States

The Fulbright Foreign student program is now open for applications.

The program offers scholarships for South African University Graduates to pursue a Master’s or Doctoral Degree at a United States university in any subject, studies that require contact with patients are excluded.

This is a two year scholarship for both Master’s and Doctorate.

Who can apply?

  • Be a SA citizen (Non-SA citizens are required to apply in their country of citizenship, even if they are resident in SA)
  • Have a four-year bachelor’s degree, a three-year bachelor’s degree plus honors year, or a four-year B-Tech degree when applying for Masters
  • Have a Master’s degree when applying for a Doctoral degree
  • For Non-Degree studies: Must be registered for PhD with a South African university

These are the qualities you need to qualify:

  • Academic excellence
  • Required scores for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for each specific field of study
  • Clearly written study objectives
  • Demonstrable ambassadorial skills with evidence of cultural sensitivity and a genuine desire to learn more about the United States and share with American citizens aspects of South African culture,
  • Experience and interest in extracurricular and community activities,
  • Evidence of ambition and leadership potential, and
  • A desire to further the Fulbright Program and give back to your home country upon returning.

Closing date for applications:

22 April 2018

For more information on the Fulbright program go on their website

For more information on the open scholarships and how to apply click here

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