The SARChI Chair in Higher Education and Human Development Research Programme offers a limited number of Doctoral Fellowship for South African and international students/fellows.
Application Deadline: 29th October 2021.
Eligible Countries: South Africa, International
To be Taken at (Country): University of the Free State, South Africa
About the Award: The SARChI Chair in Higher Education and Human Development Research Programme (HEHD) at the University of the Free State invites applications from qualified, motivated and talented candidates for doctoral scholarships. In HEHD we conduct theoretical and empirical research into human development applied to the challenges of social justice in higher education and development, in collaboration with international partners. Under the leadership of Professor Melanie Walker, SARChI Chair in Higher Education and Human Development, HEHD undertakes a suite of mixed methods research projects and graduate research.
Ideally, Doctoral Research Fellows will have conducted research in education and development, development studies, higher education studies or a related discipline such as philosophy, politics, and sociology for their Masters or Honours degree. The 2022 research areas may include, but are not limited to:
The Higher Education & Human Development fellowship is open to all South African and foreign nationals for full-time research at the University of the Free State. Prospective fellows need to meet the following criteria:
Number of Awards: 2
Value of Award: The Higher Education & Human Development fellowship is valued at R180 000 annually including R30 000 for research expenses. Note that registration fees are deducted annually.
Duration of Award: 3 years
How to Apply for Higher Education & Human Development (HEHD) Research Fellowship: Please email the following documentation by 29 October 2021 to Dr Faith Mkwananzi via email@example.com
i. Motivation letter
ii. A 6-10 page outline of your proposed doctoral research including aim, research questions, a preliminary literature review, and methods.
iii. CV including any research publications, conference papers and grants received
iv. Transcripts of academic record and copy of Masters degree certificate
v. PDF copy of Masters Thesis
vi. Copy of ID document (or copy of passport in the case of foreign applicants)
vii. Contact details of two academic referees who have taught/supervised the candidate.
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