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“Revitalising and Transforming the Academic Profession”

 

Are you planning to embark on a Master's degree studies? Have you considered a career as an academic?
Then the Nurturing Emerging Scholars Programme (NESP) may be just for you!

The Department of Higher Education and Training is pleased to announce the implementation of Phase 2 of the Nurturing Emerging Scholar’s Programme (NESP).  The NESP is a three-year programme that includes a 2 year Master's scholarship followed immediately by a 1-year academic internship at a recruiting South African university. 

 

The following two opportunities are availible 

OPPORTUNITY 1

French embassy

 

5 NESP positions involving a scholarship for Masters study at a Public French university, offered in partenrship with the French Embassy in South Africa, and an academic internship at the recruiting South African university 
Minimum requirement for all positions is a completed appropriate Level 8 qualification attained with an average of 65%.

 

 

To apply please click on the position below to apply. 

Closing date for applications: 5 August 2022

Successful applicants will be expected to start their studies at the beginning of the French academic year September 2023.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

1.1 Marine Science Physical-Oceanography

Central University of Technology

1.2 Physics

Durban University of Technology

1.3 Chemistry

Mangosuthu University of Technology 

1.4 Information and communication technology

 

Walter Sisulu University

1.5 Statistics 

OPPORTUNITY 2

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 NESP positions involving a scholarship for Masters study at a South African university and an academic internship at the recruiting South African university
 Minimum requirement for all positions is a completed appropriate Level 8 qualification attained with an average of 65%.

 

 

To apply please click on the position below to apply. 

Closing date for applications: 5 August 2022

Successful applicants will be expected to start their studies at the beginning of the 2023 academic year.

Durban University of Technology

2.5 Chemistry

2.6 Generic Health Sciences

Mangosuthu University of Technology

2.7 Mathematics

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

2.21 Medical Virology 

2.22 Chemistry (Inorganic) 

2.23 Midwifery Nursing Science 

2.24 Clinical Pharmacy

University of Cape Town

2.29 Electrical Engineering 

2.30 Organisational Psychology

University of Limpopo

2.41 Bioinformatics/Biochemistry

2.42 Immunology

2.43 Haematology

University of Mpumalanga

2.44 Development Studies

University of South Africa

2.51 Data Engineering

2.52 Civil Engineering

2.53 Civil Engineering

2.54 Biomedical Engineering

2.55 Biomedical Engineering

University of Venda

2.56 Physics

2.57 Computer Science

University of Zululand 

2.58 Mechanical Engineering

2.59 Statistics

2.60 Life Sciences Education 

University of the Free State

2.65 Optometry

2.66 Law

University of the Western Cape

2.67 Forensic Genetics 

University of the Witwaterrand

2.68 Property Studies

2.69 Speech-Language Therapy 

2.70 Science (Microbiology) 

 

 

Walter Sisulu University

2.71 Medical Physics

2.72 Zoology