sha Kader Asmal Fellowship programme for South African Masters Students 2023

Kader Asmal Fellowship programme for South African Masters Students 2023

The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa in partnership with Canon Collins Trust invites applications for scholarships for postgraduate study in Ireland commencing in September 2023.

In 2023 fellowships will be offered for postgraduate study in:

  • Agriculture, Environmental Science, Conservation, Rural Development
  • Food Science, Food Engineering and related
  • Pharmacy and Biotechnology
  • Health, Medicine and Health Economics
  • Development Studies, Peace Studies, Conflict Resolution and Humanitarian Action
  • Social Policy, Social Research, Community Development and Sociology
  • Law, Human Rights, Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, Equality Studies
  • Engineering, Hydrology, Sustainable Technology
  • Economics, Finance, Accounting, Management and Business
  • Information Systems and Communications Technology
  • Tourism

Worth of Award

The Kader Asmal Fellowships will cover:

  • university application fees
  • tuition fees
  • examination and other fees
  • economy travel to and from your country of residence to Ireland;
  • settling in allowance, book allowance and study allowance
  • accommodation
  • a monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover other living expense for you only and
  • the costs of an entry clearance (student visitor visa) application



Applicants must:

  • be a resident national of South Africa
  • Have a minimum of two years of relevant work experience (this can include internships and volunteering)
  • Hold an honours’ level academic qualification with a minimum grade point average of 75% (First class honour, or second class honour, Grade
  • be seeking funding for a full-time postgraduate programme in one of the above-listed subject areas
  • be able to take up fellowship in the academic year 2023/2024
  • Must not have applied for Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme on more than one previous occasion.

Please note applicants already in possession of a Master’s degree are not eligible

How to Apply

Applications are now open. check the link below

Deadline: Applications will close on August 3, 2022.


Click here for more details and to apply