Bursaries

Doctoral Bursary

The Critical Studies in Sexualities and Reproduction research programme is offering a bursary of R100 000 to a student wishing to study full-time towards a PhD. Successful candidates will conduct research in the broad area of the research programme (see further details below) and will contribute to the administration of the research programme (minimum of six hours per week during term time). The successful candidate will join a team of researchers studying alcohol use during pregnancy. In particular s/he will research how women, and their partner/family member, with children diagnosed with Foetal Alcohol Syndrome narrate the journey of their pregnancy.

Candidates must have a good pass in a relevant Social Science Master’s degree. A background in discursive and/or narrative research will be distinct advantage. To apply, please send the following documentation to the project administrator, on cssradmin@ru.ac.za on or before 22 September 2017:

  • Covering letter outlining your interest in the bursary and research programme;
  • Academic record;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Sample of academic writing (not more than 12 pages);
  • Reference letter from previous supervisor or lecturer.

 

Master's Bursary

The Critical Studies in Sexualities and Reproduction research programme is offering two bursaries of R70 000 each to students wishing to study full-time towards a Master’s degree (by thesis only). Successful candidates will conduct research in the broad area of the research programme (see further details below) and will contribute to the administration of the research programme (minimum of six hours per week during term time). Successful applicants will work on one of two topics: participatory action research regarding the Rhodes University sexual violence task team; formative evaluation of the FASfact intervention to reduce alcohol usage during pregnancy.

Candidates must have a good pass in a relevant Social Science Honours degree. To apply, please send the following documentation to the project administrator, Megan Reuvers, on m.reuvers@ru.ac.za on or before 15 September 2017:

  • Covering letter outlining your interest in the bursary and research programme, and your experience, or training, in conducting qualitative research;
  • Academic record;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Sample of academic writing (not more than 12 pages);
  • Reference letter from previous supervisor or lecturer.

 

Honours Bursaries

The Critical Studies in Sexualities and Reproduction research programme is offering two bursaries of R40 000 to black (African, Indian, Coloured) South African students wishing to study full-time towards an Honours degree in Psychology. Successful candidates will conduct research in the broad area of the research programme (see further details below) and will contribute to the administration of the research programme (minimum of six hours per week during term time).

Candidates must have a good pass in a relevant Bachelor’s degree. To apply, please simplify notify Megan Reuvers on m.reuvers@ru.ac.za on or before 30 October 2017 with the following information:

* That you have submitted your application for admission to the Honours Psychology programme;

* That you wish to be considered for the CSSR bursary.

Your application for admission to the Psychology Honours programme will be used to vet your application for the bursaries.

Last Modified: Fri, 07 Jul 2017 09:31:22 SAST