The scholarships, which cover full accommodation at Rhodes University, the PDMM tuition fees, medical insurance, books and stationery and a small subsistence allowance, are sponsored by MTN.
The PDMM is a one-year fulltime programme designed to provide people working in the media industry with skills and knowledge they need to perform more effectively in their organisations and to fast-track their careers to management positions.
Application Details and Procedures:
Only South African students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
Applicants should ideally have completed an undergraduate degree from a recognised university.
Experienced media practitioners with diplomas in journalism or mass communication studies will also be considered.
Students wishing to apply for these scholarships need to: Complete the Rhodes University's standard Honours Application form and the New Student form.
Submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae, including contact details Submit a certified academic transcript; and
Submit a 1000-word letter of motivation, which explains why the student is interesting in doing the PDMM; how the PDMM will assist the student's career and why the student believes she/he qualifies for the scholarship.
Complete the Rhodes University's standard Honours Application form and the New Student form.
Alternatively, they can request these application forms from SPI administrator Linda Snam (l.snam[at]ru.ac.za) or telephone her at +27 (0)46 603 8782.
Deadline: October 17.