International and Refugee Students Scholarships - University of Cape Town

Various categories of funding provide support towards the cost of study at University of Cape Town.

For students who will register for Honours, Masters and Doctoral degrees.

Students intending to register for Advanced or Postgraduate Diploma, the HDE, LLB or B Arch degrees are referred to the Undergraduate Funding Office.

Scholarships and bursaries awarded will contribute towards the cost of study and applicants are advised to secure additional support.

Terms and conditions of scholarships

All University of Cape Town International and Refugee Students' Scholarships are supplementary. Students who apply must have the means to fund their studies.

The scholarships are renewable for the duration of the course of study, if satisfactory progress is maintained, for one year at honours level, two at master's level and three at doctoral level.

Applicants must apply for admission through the UCT Admissions Office or the Faculty Office. Late applications are not accepted.

Research Council bursaries and UCT awards may be held for:

  • 1 year (honours)
  • 2 years (master's) subject to satisfactory progress and continued evidence of need in the case of need-based bursaries.
  • 3 years (PhD) subject to satisfactory progress and continued evidence of need in the case of need-based bursaries.

    Contact:

    Postgraduate Centre and Funding Office,
    Upper Level,
    Otto Beit Building,
    University Avenue North,
    Upper Campus,
    University of Cape Town,
    Private Bag X3,
    Rondebosch, 7701.
    Email: pgfunding [at] uct.ac.za

    For further details, and application materials, contact: International and Refugee Students Scholarships

  • Scholarship 2017/18

    Undergraduate Scholarships,
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.