The Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation offers 8 scholarships for South African students to study at universities in Algeria.

The Department of Higher Education and Training is one of the departments of the South African government. It oversees universities and other post-secondary education in South Africa.The language of instruction is French and one year of language training is included in the scholarship.
Scholarships are available for pursuing bachelor’s programme in the field of Technical Sciences, Science of matter, Mathematics and computer sciences and French.
Worth of Award

  • The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation subsidy and a basic living allowance.
  • Successful applicants will be expected to cover the cost of travel to Algeria and any additional living expenses.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Algeria


  • South African citizens in good health with a strong academic record;
  • A National Senior Certificate with Bachelor’s pass and a minimum of 60% average (excluding Life Orientation);
  • 25 years old or younger;
  • Available to students in Algeria from September 2017;
  • Must have university entrance on NSC certificate and meet the minimum requirements to gain entry into a similar course at a South African university;
  • Intend to return to South Africa at the end of your studies.
  • South African citizens are eligible to apply.

How to Apply
Applicants must submit the following documents via email.

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of Matric certificate
  • Copy of passport

Click to Obtain Online Application Form
Deadline: Application deadline is July 18, 2017.
Click here for more details and to apply

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