28 August 2017

SAMA PhD Supplementary Scholarship for South African Students, 2017 Scholarship Positions 2017 2018

Applicants are invited for SAMA PhD Supplementary Scholarship. The scholarship is available for South African students.

The aim of this scholarship is to support successful applicant who must be a South African citizen and a graduate of any university in South Africa who has started their PhD study one year prior to applying for this scholarship.

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) is a trade union for doctors in South Africa. It is affiliated with the Congress of South African Trade Union.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Scholarship will cover the following:

  • The successful applicant will receive a stipend of R100 000 as well as one year’s tuition fees.

Number of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • The main selection criteria is the academic quality of the research proposal and the suitability of the project for South Africa’s research programme.

Nationality: South African applicants are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a previous year degree.

South Africa Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via post:

  • Completed application form together with a passport size photograph attached.
  • Typed copy of curriculum vitae (max of 2 pages).
  • Proof of registration with an academic institution and statutory council.
  • 1 – 2-page cover letter explaining your motives for applying i.e. letter of intent.
  • Title of project and the short abstract of your research project (approx 500 words).
  • The brief outline of the methodology you will use.
  • Two letters of recommendation from supervisors.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The Applications will only be received between August 1 and  September 30 each year.

Scholarship Link

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