Student Financial Support

Normal postgraduate student support obtained from the National Research Foundation. Additional internal funding for exceptional students is offered through the Mandela University postgraduate bursaries, and top-up funding is usually available with a research assistantship. See links below and take note of the deadlines!

National Research Foundation Funding Handbook.

An extensive list of funding opportunities are published here: Mandela University Bursary Booklet. Below are the funding opportunities available for biology students, along with the application deadlines and details:

Studying abroad

If you wish to study abroad, there are many options available at MSc, PhD and Postdoctoral levels. The Department of Higher Education & Training has quite an extensive list of scholarships here.