Applications for the Nurturing Emerging Scholars Programme (NESP) in South Africa for the 2022/23 academic session are currently open.
The Programme, offered in partnership with the French Embassy in South Africa, is a national programme aimed at supporting South African prospective academics to pursue Master’s degrees in areas of need at a Public French university for a period of 2 years followed immediately by a 1-year academic internship at a recruiting South African university.
Fields of study include
- Marine Science Physical-Oceanography
- Information and communication technology
Worth of Award
Benefits of the scholarship include
- Cost of registration and tuition for the Master’s degree;
- Guidance and mentorship;
- Assistance with potential international mobility experience;
- Enhancing your research and teaching abilities;
- A year of internship in South African University after completion of the Master’s degree.
In addition to meeting the criteria specified by the University, applicants must:
- Show interest in becoming academics;
- Be 35 years or younger;
- Be South African citizens;
- Have a minimum average of 65% attained in an appropriate Level 8 qualification;
- Show commitment to placement at the recruiting South African University for the full 3 years of the programme (2 years studying at any French public university, and 1 year of internship at the recruiting South African university)
How to Apply
Applicants must submit an online application via the dedicated platforms:
Cape Peninsula University of Technology: Marine Science Physical-Oceanography
Central University of Technology: Physics
Durban University of Technology: Chemistry
Mangosuthu University of Technology: Information and communication technology
Walter Sisulu University: Statistics
Deadline: Applications fo rthe Nurturing Emerging Scholars Programme close August 5, 2022.