Mandela Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarships for Study in South Africa

Applications are welcome for 2022/2023 Mandela Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarships for Study in South Africa.

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship is a life-changing leadership journey. The scholarship combines financial support with a leadership programme that will challenge students, grow them, and connect them to young African changemakers – just like them.

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship offers comprehensive funding for the core costs associated with their studies. It covers tuition for a one-year Honours degree or a two-year Masters’s degree in any field at a recognized South African institution of higher education.

They seek young Africans who have demonstrated the potential to embody their founding principles of reconciliation, education, entrepreneurship, and leadership. They must have already assumed leadership and made an impact on the campus or community.


The Mandela Rhodes Scholarships include;

  • tuition and registration fees,
  • allowances for study materials,
  • research, and medical aid,
  • accommodation and meals,
  • economy class travel to and from your home country to your South African university at the beginning and end of your degree.
  • they will also receive a personal allowance.


Applicants must be between the ages of 19 and 29, are a citizen of any African country, and have a first degree with average academic results (70% or upper second), are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Application Process

In order to complete the application process, applicants will need to submit the following documents online:

  • certificates of completion for their degrees,
  • transcripts of their academic results, and
  • scans of their ID and passport documents.

To apply for Mandela Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarships, click here.

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Deadline: April 21, 2022.

For more information, visit the official site.

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