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Studying and Bursaries


The Critical Studies in Sexualities and Reproduction (Department of Psychology, Rhodes University) is pleased to announce a call for applications for MA student funding

The applications are open to full-time students for the following periods:

Masters: 2024 – 2025

PhD: 2024 – 2026

Postdoctoral Fellow: 2024 (renewable)

Successful candidates will join a research team working on one of the existing CSSR projects (see https://www.ru.ac.za/criticalstudies/cssrprojects/).  

The entry age requirement is 28, 30 and 32 years or younger for Honours, Masters and Doctoral studies respectively, in the year of application, regardless of first year of registration. Successful applicants will be funded either at Full Cost Study (FCS) or Partial Cost of Study (PCS). The FCS funding will be awarded to South African citizens and Permanent Residents only, who are either financially needy (i.e., those whose combined household family income is less or equal to R350 000 per annum), living with a disability or exceptional academic achievers.

The internal deadline for submissions is 19 June 2023. Please submit the following documents to cssradmin@.ru.ac.za:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Full academic transcript
  • Certified copy of ID
  • A sample of your writing
  • A cover letter indicating your interest in studying through CSSR as well as the areas of research in which you are interested.

If you are accepted by the CSSR to apply for the bursary, you will have to submit the relevant documents on the NRF website. The closing date for the NRF submission is 27 June 2023. For more information on the criteria of applying for NRF funding go to https://www.ru.ac.za/researchgateway/postgraduates/funding/external/


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