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1 November 2022
Apply now: DVC: Research and Innovation Postgraduate Bursary
The call for applications for the DVC: Research and Innovation Postgraduate Bursary is now open. 

PURPOSE

The aim of the DVC: Research and Innovation Postgraduate Bursary is to promote postgraduate study, specifically at Honours and Masters level, at UWC. In the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, bursaries are offered in the follow fields:
  • African Language Studies
  • Afrikaans en Nederlands
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Ethics
  • French
  • German
  • Geography, Environmental Studies and Tourism
  • History
  • Linguistics/Applied Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Religion and Theology
  • Sociology
  • Women's and Gender Studies

WHO CAN APPLY FOR THE DVC: RESEARCH AND INNOVATION BURSARY?

The bursary is available to all students who are considering an Honours or Masters degree in the above mentioned Arts and Humanities fields.

Honours applicants need to have obtained an average of at least 65% in the modules related to the Honours degree they wish to pursue.

MA applicants should have obtained at least 60% at Honours level in the relevant field.

The bursary is not available dependents of UWC staff (such as children or spouses) or those who have received other funding in excess of R20 000 (Honours) or R30 000 (MA).

Please note: Other UWC faculties will have their own application processes. This information pertains specifically to the Arts and Humanities Faculty.

WHAT IS THE AMOUNT?

The bursary amount is R20 000 for Honours students and R30 000 for MA students

HOW DO I APPLY?

To apply, please CLICK HERE

All queries can be directed to artsbursaries@uwc.ac.za (please use DVC Bursary as the subject)