2019 CHR Postdoctoral, PhD, MA And Honours Fellowships At UWC In South Africa


The  University of Western Cape is launching the 2019 CHR Postdoctoral, PhD, MA And Honours Fellowships in South Africa. This new research project aims at establishing an interdisciplinary research group focussed specifically on the meaning of free and equal citizenship in a united and diverse society forming under conditions of seismic constitutional, revolutionary and technological change. See below for more details.

Scholarship Type:

Fellowships are available to study Postdoctoral, PhD, MA and Honours awards.

Field Of study:

Fellowships are awarded in the humanities and interpretive social sciences.

Scholarship Benefits:

The scholarship covers:

  • A monthly stipend
  • Travel costs
  • Accommodation
  • Basic research expenses.

Host Country Of Scholarship:

South Africa.

Country Eligible For The Scholarship:

South African and Non-South African applicants are welcome to apply.

Eligibility For The 2019 CHR Postdoctoral, PhD, MA And Honours Fellowships:

To be qualified, applicants must meet the following:

  • Centre for Humanities Research invites emerging scholars in the humanities and interpretive social sciences to join a team of scholars and artists who, in conversation and collaboration, continue to contribute significantly to redefining the study of the humanities and social sciences locally and internationally.
  • For 2019, prospective applicants will be selected in accordance with the research priorities of the National Flagship Project in the Humanities and the SARChI Chair in Visual History and Theory funded through the National Research Foundation, the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory.

How To Apply For The Scholarship:

All applicants should submit a CV and a letter of interest on why the Flagship is the best fit for the study (applicants should identify the research theme best suited to their respective research interests – for more information on the research platforms in the Flagship on Critical Thought in African Humanities.

Applicants must have their current degree “in-hand” by the time the fellowship is to be taken up.

Please note: The South African Academic Year begins in February, and all applicants must be ready to be in residence at the CHR by the first week of March 2019.

Applicants should provide an academic writing sample or published journal article (MA candidates should submit a chapter from an Honours long paper), an academic transcript, and three independent academic references.

Application Closing Date:

October 1, 2018

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