The key aim of the Graca Machel Scholarship Programme is to help provide the female human resources necessary for economic, social, and cultural development in the Southern African region and to develop an educated and skilled workforce that can benefit the wider community.
Field of Study
Health, Education, Science & Technology, Economics & Finance, Development
Number of Awards: 60
Graca Machel Women Scholarships - Target Group
Female students from Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
It is for women who have experienced significant struggle in their life and who have sought to overcome those barriers, be they related to gender, disability, poverty, age or racial discrimination.
All scholarships are for postgraduate study, either for one academic year if based in the UK or for two years if based in South Africa. The scholarship includes payment of a maintenance allowance, travel, health insurance, and tuition fees.
Graca Machel Women Scholarships Application Eligibility
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