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Stellenbosch University Fully-funded GEM Scholarships 2021 for PhD Students – South Africa


The Graduate School of Economics and Management Sciences (GEM) of the Stellenbosch University has opened applications for 2021. 

Application Deadline: 31st July 2020.

To Be Taken At (Country): South Africa

Type: PhD

Eligibility: Candidates must meet the minimum criteria to be considered for a scholarship:

  • A candidate has to meet the minimum criteria for admission to a PhD at Stellenbosch University. This requires a master’s degree in the relevant discipline or, in exceptional circumstances, an equivalent qualification.
  • Candidates must have achieved a grade of 65% in their master’s programmes.
  • Candidates must be under forty years of age when the programme commences in January.
  • Only applications in one of the Faculty’s Research Themes will be considered.
  • All students who meet the below criteria will be considered. ​

Selection Criteria: The Graduate School allocates these scholarships by considering each application on its own merit.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value and Duration of Award: Prospective students may apply for full scholarships, which amounts to at least R138 000 per year for three years. 

How to Apply: Follow the steps to apply for the 2021 cohort of the Graduate School below.

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