Wits University, South Africa ACMS Scholarships 2020

2020 ACMS Full Scholarships At Wits University – South Africa

Wits University South Africa ACMS Scholarships 2020: The African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) at the University of the Witwatersrand is seeking applications for scholarships offered by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) as part of its ‘In-Region Scholarship Programme South Africa’.

DAAD will make the final decisions and administer the scholarships. ACMS is in charge of the first phase of the application process which involves pre-selecting and shortlisting candidates. ACMS will submit the shortlist to DAAD for the second phase of the application process and final decisions.

Application Deadline: 5th May 2020.

Eligible Countries: African countries

Type: Fellowship, Masters, PhD, Post-Doctorate

Number and Value of Awards: Full scholarships are available for Four MA and Five PhD students accepted for the Migration and Displacement programme at ACMS in 2021


  • Applicants must be nationals or permanent residents of a Sub-Saharan African country (excluding South Africa);
  • Applicants must have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application;
  • Applicants must have an Honours degree or equivalent with a total aggregate mark of at least 65%

Application Process: Applications should include:

  • A cover letter summarising qualifications, professional experience and reasons for interest in the Migration and Displacement programme;
  • A complete CV;
  • Copies of transcripts and degree certificates;
  • SAQA evaluation (for foreign qualifications);
  • A short research proposal (1500 words maximum) outlining the proposed research project;
  • A writing sample of not more than 10,000 words (e.g., a chapter; article; term paper).

Email all queries and application materials to: naledi.mazibuko1@wits.ac.za


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