Study In Africa: 2022 UNILAG/Wits University Scholarship for Sub-Saharan African Students



Deadline (y-m-d): 2022-09-30

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The UNILAG/Wits University Scholarship is currently open for interested and qualified candidates willing to study in South Africa.

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The UNILAG/Wits University Scholarship is in conjunction with DAAD to offer full scholarship covering full tuition, living stipends, travel allowance and medical fees to sub-Saharan African students.

The Wits-TUB-UNILAG Urban Lab programme supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) seeks to improve graduate education in urban fields across Sub-Saharan Africa and is one of seven SDG Graduate Schools funded by the DAAD worldwide.

Scholarship Details:

The Wits-TUB-UNILAG Urban Lab programme supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) seeks to improve graduate education in urban fields across Sub-Saharan Africa. It is one of seven SDG Graduate Schools funded by the DAAD worldwide.

The lead partners, the Habitat Unit at Technische Universität Berlin and the School of Architecture and Planning at Wits University in Johannesburg and the University of Lagos, collaborate in the offering of an urban-oriented graduate training and capacity-building programme at Wits University that seeks to effectively address the challenges and needs of modern urban studies.

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Scholarship Requirements:

To be considered for the scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of a sub-Saharan African country
  • Meet the requirements to study at the Wits university
  • For all applicants whose highest degree was not obtained in South Africa, a proof of application for assessment of their degrees by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) must be attached to the scholarship application.

Scholarship Duration and Reward

  • The masters scholarship covers the duration of one academic year.
  • The scholarship includes:
    1. Full tuition fee
    2. Monthly stipend covering living expenses
    3. Travel from home country/ place of origin
    4. Student medical aid (12 months)
  • Selected students will be required to be self-sufficient from February-April 2023, as their living allowance will be paid in May 2023.
  • They will be responsible for organizing their accommodation in Johannesburg as well as for organizing their travel to Johannesburg, and for covering the respective costs. The expenses will be refunded during the first half of the academic year.
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Required Documents

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • Application Form
  • Academic Transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • For all applicants whose highest degree was not obtained in South Africa, a proof of application for assessment of their degrees by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) must be attached to the scholarship application.

How To Apply

All scholarship applications must be sent to taki.sithagu@wits.ac.za on or before the 30th of September 2022. No late applications will be considered.

Find the full call here and the scholarship application form here. Interested and qualified candidates should click on the apply button below to commence their application.

The Application Deadline is 30th September 2022

Study In Africa: 2022 UNILAG/Wits University Scholarship for Sub-Saharan African Students
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