Rhodes University is a public research university located in Grahamstown, a small town in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Established in 1904, the university is named after Cecil Rhodes, the British colonialist and mining magnate who played a significant role in the colonization of Southern Africa.
Rhodes University is widely regarded as one of the top universities in South Africa, known for its academic excellence and research output. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across faculties such as Commerce, Humanities, Law, Science, and Pharmacy. The university's academic programs are supported by a range of research institutes and centers, including the Institute of Social and Economic Research, the South African Numeracy Chair, and the Centre for Biological Control.
*Please note that applications for the 2023 Ada & Bertie Levenstein Bursaries are closed for the year. Be sure to check the Bursaries website for updates on the applications for 2024.
Applications for the Ada & Bertie Levenstein Bursaries are for South African citizens who have a strong academic record and need financial assistance for their Honours, Masters or Doctoral studies (full-time in attendance) at Rhodes University in 2023.
Honours: R120 000
Masters: R120 000
Doctoral: R130 000
Closing date: 15 September 2023.
Requirements and eligibility
RSA citizens only
Applicants must be under the age of 26 at the start of the academic year (funding for successive years may be granted to applicants who are 26 or older)
Bachelor, Hons, Masters, PhD studies in 2023;
Full-time attendance and study at Rhodes University in 2023;