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Rhodes University Hugh le May Fellowship for South African Students 2017/2018

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Rhodes University Hugh le May Fellowship for South African Students 2017/2018

The Hugh le May Fellowship is available in alternate years to senior scholars who wish to devote themselves to advanced work in one of the following subjects listed below.

 

Field of Study: Philosophy, Classics, Ancient, Medieval or Modern History, Classical, Biblical, Medieval or Modern Languages, Political Theory, Law. Where there is no applicant of sufficient merit in any of the above disciplines, the Fellowship may be awarded to an applicant in another discipline within the Faculty of Humanities.

Type: Fellowship

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: South Africa

To be taken at (country): South Africa

Eligibility: Only qualified applicants should apply i.e. If you have obtained your PhD in the last 5 years please do not submit an application. Rather apply for the Rhodes University Post-Doctoral fellowship or the Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral fellowship.

  • If the Fellow accepts the appointment for at least four months and is accompanied by a partner, the partner’s return economy airfare will also be paid.
  • The length of the Fellowship may be extended by mutual agreement and subject to the availability of funds.
  • At the conclusion of the Fellowship, the Fellow will be required to present a report on the work undertaken. The Fellow will be required to appropriately acknowledge the Fellowship and Rhodes University in all publications emanating from the period of the Fellowship.

Number of Awardees: 1

Value of Fellowship: The Fellowship comprises:

  • A direct return economy class airfare from the Fellow’s place of residence.
  • University accommodation with electricity and water included.
  • R5000.00 monthly cash stipend to supplement the Fellow’s usual source of income, or if accompanied by a partner R7500.00 per month cash stipend.
  • If the Fellow accepts the appointment for at least four months and is accompanied by a partner, the partner’s return economy airfare will also be paid.
  • The length of the Fellowship may be extended by mutual agreement and subject to the availability of funds.

The Fellow will be given internet access, use of the University library and sport facilities, and will be an honorary member of staff for the duration of the Fellowship. The Fellow will not be expected to undertake any teaching duties.

Duration of Fellowship: The Fellowship is between three and six months. The successful applicant will be expected to take up residence in Grahamstown for such period between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2018.

How to Apply: Hugh le May Application should be submitted by 31st August 2017.  Telephone +27 (46) 603 8936 or email address research-admin@ru.ac.za.

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Award Provider: Rhodes University

Application Deadline: 31st August 2017

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