University of Witwatersrand PhD Scholarship at, Johannesburg in South Africa, 2017


Offers are currently available at The Wits School of Law and International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) (Erasmus University Rotterdam) for Joint PhD Scholarship programme for 2017 academic year. Students from south Africa are eligible to apply for this program.these scholarship is aimed toward providing financial help for south African students.

Description of scholarship

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded on a range of topics in international law, society and development such as: Critical, development-oriented aspects of trade and investment Socio-economic deprivation Human rights and humanitarian law Gender Health and the environment.

Scholarship Award: Applicants who are successfully admitted to the programme will be waived of tuition fees from both ISS and Wits.

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:

  • Applicants must be at entry-level for a PhD with an average of at least 70% in a Master’s degree within a relevant area.

Nationality: South African students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

How to Apply: Interested applicants may apply for entry into the ISS-Wits Joint PhD Programme by emailing the following to Ms Raquel McBride (

  • An expression of interest that outlines the gist of the PhD study that you wish to undertake (approximately five pages in length excluding your preliminary bibliography);
  • Academic transcript; and
  • Curriculum Vitae.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is June 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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