ARUA-CD invites applications for the ACDI Masters in Climate Change and Development Scholarships for black South Africans at University of Cape Town 2020.
The African Climate & Development Initiative (ACDI) is the University of Cape Town’s collective response to the challenge of climate change in the context of sustainable development in Africa.
ACDI is an inter- and transdisciplinary research and training Institute that brings together academics across UCT and beyond, NGOs, business, civil society, and government to co-produce and test new insights, evidence, and innovations that will help to solve Africa’s climate and development challenges.
Worth of Award
The Climate Change and Development Scholarships has a value of R150,000 from which the fees will be covered and the balance disbursed in three tranches:
- R70 000 upon registration (year one)
- R30 000 in July 2020 (year one), and
- R50 000 in November 2020 (if submission of the dissertation is in year one), OR in January 2021 (if submission of the dissertation is in year two).
To be considered for the ACDI Masters Climate Change and Development Scholarships, applicants must;
- Completed application for ACDI Master’s in Climate Change and Development by Coursework
- Be black, Coloured or Indian South African citizen
- Research interests aligned with the ACDI programme
- Hold an Honours degree or SAQA NQF Level 8 equivalent
- History of social engagement or service related to environmental concerns
How to Apply
To apply for the ACDI Masters Climate Change and Development Scholarships;
- Submit and complete the scholarship application form with all supporting documents before the deadline.
- No late, incomplete or inappropriate applications will be accepted.
- The university reserves the right to cancel or withdraw the award if the recipient does not comply with the stated conditions of the award.
Deadline: Application closes on August 31, 2019.