August 3, 2010

University of Cape Town Scholarships for International Travel

Scholarships for International Travel

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Graduate (master, phd)
Provider: University of Cape Town
Country to Study in: Any country

Scholarship Description
Scholarship for International Travel are available to assist Master’s and Doctoral students registered at the University of Cape Town to proceed to an approved international institution for purposes of a visiting scholars programme, for research, or for attendance at specific and approved courses.

Eligibility
The awards are intended for individual senior students and have been established to enhance the research activities being conducted for the completion of the degree.

No applications for renewal or extension will be considered. The awards are restricted to one award per student, per DEGREE. Only ONE application at Master’s level and ONE at Doctoral level can be submitted. Where students are upgraded from the Masters degree, a second application can be submitted at Doctoral level, but only after 12 months of registration at Doctoral level.

UCT Scholarships for International Travel and UCT Conference Travel Grants cannot be held concurrently in any one year.

Only students in the first and second years of Master’s study and the first, second or third years of doctoral study, will be considered. (3rd year Masters and 4th year PhD students are NOT ELIGIBLE).

Eligible groups
Registered Master’s and Doctoral students at the University of Cape Town, South Africa

Participating Institutions
Any approved international institution outside South Africa

Fields of study
Any registered course of study at the University of Cape Town in South Africa is eligible

Number of awards
Not specified by the provider.
The awards are restricted to one award per student, per DEGREE. Only ONE application at Master’s level and ONE at Doctoral level can be submitted.

Sponsorship duration
No applications for renewal or extension will be considered.
Where students are upgraded from the Masters degree, a second application can be submitted at Doctoral level, but only after 12 months of registration at Doctoral level.

Scholarship benefits
Inquire from the provider

Method of Application
Interested in this scholarship? Planning to join a visiting scholars programme, for research, or for attendance at specific and approved courses? Then, you may apply for this scholarship.

You may download the complete Scholarship Details and Guidelines(PDF).

DEADLINES:
There are two rounds of application/award per annum:
  • Students applying to travel abroad in April, May, June, July, and August, September 2010 must submit their applications by no later than 28 February 2010.
  • Students applying to travel abroad in October, November, December 2010 and January, February and March 2011 must submit their applications by no later than 31 August 2010.
Please note:
UCT Scholarships for International Travel and UCT Conference Travel Grants cannot be held concurrently in any one year.

Successful applicants are required to submit a full report on the work completed and the time spent at the international institution. The reports must be submitted to the DVC for Research and Innovation, c/o the PFO, within three weeks of the student’s return to UCT. The report must illustrate the value of the time spent abroad. Such reports may be included or referred to in the University’s Annual Research Report. Failure to submit the required report will result in cancellation of the scholarship and withdrawal of the funds provided.

Before payment can be made of any award offered, successful applicants are required to show evidence that the balance of funds required has been secured.

Application Deadline: 28 February / 31 August 2010
Open to International students: Yes (BUT registered at UCT)

More Scholarship Information and Application

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