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SARhI/Newton SA-UK PhD, Masters & Honours Scholarships 2020 for South African Students

The SARhI/Newton Research Chair in Political Theory would like to invite applications for these scholarships.

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Application Deadline: 31st January 2020

Eligible Countries: South Africa

To be Taken at (Country): South Africa, University of Cambridge, UK

About the Award: These will be available for any student researching a topic in political theory (broadly construed) in South Africa, who would like to work under the supervision of Professor Lawrence Hamilton in 2020 (and, potentially, beyond). Professor Hamilton can supervise research on a broad range of topics within political theory, including the history of political and economic thought, particularly political theory for the global South. One of the Chair’s main aims is to help rethink political theory from the perspectives of the global South, and especially Africa.

Type: Research, PhD, Masters and Honours

Eligibility: The Scholarship is open to all, including students who are already enrolled in coursework at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). 

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The Chair has recently inaugurated a faculty and student exchange programme between the University of the Witwatersrand and the University of Cambridge. Thus, there may also be the possibility of spending up to 3 months at the Department of Politics and International Studies, Cambridge.

How to Apply: Please send your CV, full academic transcript and short research proposal – 1 page – to [email protected] or Nomhle Botile, School of Social Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

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