Mandela Rhodes Scholarship Key details:
- Host country: South Africa
- Open to: Africans
- Targets: Graduates
- Deadline: 20th April, 2021
The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship is now accepting applications from African Students. The scholarship combines financial assistance with a leadership program that will push you to grow as a leader and connect you with other young African changemakers.
The Leadership Development Program is based on the founding principles of reconciliation, education, entrepreneurship, and leadership, as well as the belief that true leadership begins within ones self.
They want to keep Nelson Mandela’s legacy alive by giving young African leaders the skills and courage they need to transform Africa into a place where everyone has an equal chance to succeed. The program is primarily delivered through a series of week-long residential workshops that you will participate in during your stay.
Mandela Rhodes Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
You are eligible if:
- You are between the ages of 19 and 29;
- Are a citizen of any African country;
- Have a first degree with above average academic results (70% or upper second).
Mandela Rhodes Scholarship Benefits
- Tuition and registration fees as set by your university or institution.
- A study materials allowance as set by the MRF.
- Accommodation and meal allowances as set by the MRF.
- A medical aid allowance as set by the MRF.
- A personal allowance as set by the MRF.
- Research and conferencing grants can be made available on request.
- Economy-class flights for international scholars from their home countries to their institutions at the start and end of their studies.
other scholarship opportunities:
- University College of London Scholarship for Africans 2021
- University Of Glasgow Excellence Scholarship Award For Africans 2021
- Commonwealth Distant Learning Scholarship 2021
- Coimbra Group Scholarship 2021
Mandela Rhodes Scholarship Application Procedure
You must apply online. You can log onto the applications platform to access your application and upload your documents and essays.
The three people who write your recommendation letters must also log onto the platform to upload their letters directly. You must give them plenty of time to write their letters, sign onto the platform, and upload them. Your application cannot be submitted without the letters and will not be considered.
Interested candidates who wish to apply can click the button below:
For more information visit the official website of Mandela Rhodes Scholarship