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13 May 2021
Call for Applications: China-South Africa Health Science Scholarship
The International Relations Office at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) is pleased to announce the availability of the China-South Africa Health Science Scholarship to support post-graduate students who plan to continue doing research at UWC.

The scholarship is open to all UWC post-graduate students and researchers who are devoted to studies deepening scholarly engagement with our Chinese Higher education partners, with a special focus on the students and researchers in the Faculty of Natural Sciences and the Faculty of Community and Health Sciences. The China-South Africa Health Science Scholarship speaks to the value of communities, public health, and evidence-informed decision-making. This is in line with UWC’s strategic performance goal of striving towards an internationally competitive science, technology, and innovation system.

The scholarship is R10,000.00 per applicant and is valid for one year.

Application process and selection criteria
  • Completed CV.
  • Applicants must be South African citizens (ID copy).
  • Full-time registered post graduate students.
  • Strong recommendation letters from the HOD/Dean of Department/Faculty
Important Dates
The application due date is 25 May 2021. Selections will be completed by the Selection Committee. All applicants will be notified of their status of application via the email on 30 May 2021. If you have any questions about this scholarship application and selections, please contact us at