University of Cape Town Scholarship for International Travel

The scholarships are available to assist Master’s and Doctoral students registered full-time studys at the University of Cape Town to proceed to an approved international institution for purposes of a visiting scholars programme, for research, or for attendance at specific and approved courses.

The awards are intended for individual senior students and have been established to enhance the research activities being conducted for the completion of the degree.

Students who receive these awards MUST remain registered as full-time students for the full duration of the time spent away.

The Scholarships are intended to assist as far as possible with the costs of travel and do not offer to provide full-cost support.

Students who are no longer registered at the time of proposed travel will be ineligible to claim the Scholarship.

Conditions of Award:

  • The scholarships are tenable for a minimum of two months, and to a maximum of ten months and are deemed once-off awards.
  • Students are required to remain registered at UCT as full-time students during this time. Full-time staff members are ineligible.
  • No applications for renewal or extension will be considered.
  • The awards are restricted to one award per student, per degree.
  • Only one application at Master’s level and one at Doctoral level can be submitted.
  • The awards may be used towards the cost of travel, accommodation and/or academic fees as part of a visiting scholars programme or similar arrangement.
  • Research costs that should be borne by the academic department and costs for conference travel will not be covered.
  • Only students in the first and second years of Master’s study and the first, second or third years of doctoral study, will be considered.

    Deadline: 28th February and 31st August

    For more information and application, visit: University of Cape Town Scholarship for International Travel Website