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Funding available for development studies!

South African-German Centre for Development Research (SAGER CDR), University of the Western Cape
Grants & Funding
Grants & scholarships
South Africa



The South African-German Centre for Development Research (SAGER CDR) Foundation is putting forth the brilliant opportunity for the students to acquire a fully-funded position at the University of the Western Cape. Scholarships are available for full-time students of the MA in Development Studies, the Master in Public Administration, the MA in Development Management and different PhD options at the centre (PhD UWC). Scholarships include monthly allowances of 650 Euro plus travel allowances for Master candidates and 900 Euro plus travel allowances for PhD candidates. Tuition and registration fees are covered by the Scholarship Programme.

The key requirements for application include, among others:

  • Scholarship applicants are adviced to carefully read about the specific entry requirements and course application procedure of the programme of their choice. 
  • Applicants should be from Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Applicants should have an outstanding academic record - at least 70% for your last degree
  • Applicants must be able to study fulltime at the UWC for the required period.
SA-GER CDR funding for Sub-Saharan African Students in South Africa, 2019