Postgraduate Diploma in Media Management Scholarships - Rhodes University

The Sol Plaatje Institute for Media Leadership (SPI) at Rhodes University's School of Journalism and Media Studies is inviting applications for scholarships from South African students who wish to register for the SPI's Postgraduate Diploma in Media Management (PDMM).

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.

    The CV, academic transcript and letter of motivation may be submitted by email to Linda Snam, or faxed to her at +27 (0)46 622 9591, clearly indicating which scholarship the students is applying for. 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, 2008.



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