June 7, 2014

Hugh Kelly Fellowships at Rhodes University for International Postdoctoral Applicants Worldwide

Hugh Kelly Fellowships

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Graduate (research, fellowships)
Provider: Hugh Kelly Foundation
Country to Study in: South Africa

Scholarship Description
The Hugh Kelly Fellowship is awarded to enable senior scientists to devote themselves to advanced work in any one of the many disciplines listed below.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility
The Hugh Kelly Fellowships is for senior scholars with well-established research publication record.

The fellowship is open to those who were awarded their PhDs more than five years ago.

Eligible groups
Citizens of any country may apply

Participating Institutions
Rhodes University, Grahamstown; South Africa

Fields of study
Eligible courses and fields include:
  1. Biochemistry, 
  2. Microbiology and Biotechnology, 
  3. Botany, 
  4. Chemistry, 
  5. Computer Science, 
  6. Geography, 
  7. Geology, 
  8. Human Kinetics & Ergonomics, 
  9. Ichthyology and Fisheries Science, 
  10. Mathematical Statistics, 
  11. Mathematics (Pure & Applied), 
  12. Pharmaceutical Sciences, 
  13. Physics & Electronics, 
  14. Zoology and Entomology, and 
  15. Water Sciences (based within the Institute for Water Research)
Number of awards
Not specified by sponsor

Sponsorship duration
The tenure of the Fellowship will be for periods of between three (3) and ten (10) months.

The tenure of the Fellowship shall be acknowledged by the Fellow in all publications which may emanate from the Fellowship.

Scholarship benefits
The value of the Fellowship covers:
  • Direct return economy class airfare from the Fellow’s residence.
  • University accommodation with electricity and water included.
  • R5000.00 monthly cash stipend to supplement the Fellow’s usual source of income, or if you are accompanied by your partner R7500.00 per month cash stipend.
If the Fellow accepts the appointment for at least four months and is accompanied by a partner, the partner’s return economy air fare will also be paid.

The Fellow will be provided with internet access and use of the Library, as well as such facilities as may be required for research. At the conclusion of the Fellowship, the Fellow will be required to present a concise report on the work completed.

The successful applicant will be expected to take up residence in Grahamstown between 1 January and 31 December 2015.

Method of Application
Applicants should be senior scholars of standing with an extensive research publication record.

ONLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY. IF YOUR PHD WAS AWARDED WITHIN THE LAST FIVE YEARS RATHER APPLY FOR THE RHODES UNIVERSITY POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP, OR THE ANDREW W. MELLON POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP.

Please apply to the Research Office, Rhodes University enclosing a full statement of the work proposed, together with a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees who can attest to the applicant's standing.

The mode of application is EITHER online at the official website (link to it is below) OR contact the Research Office (Telephone +27 (46)-603 8936 / email research-admin@ru.ac.za). The Hugh Kelly Application Form should be submitted before the deadline date below.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply.

DEADLINES:
The Hugh Kelly Application Form should be submitted by 31 July 2014.

PLEASE NOTE:
The Fellow will be required to reside in Grahamstown and will be an honorary member of the staff of the University for the term of the Fellowship.

Application Deadline: 31 July 2014
Open to International students: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in South Africa for Students

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