Nurturing Emerging Scholars Programme 2022 (NESP) for Studies in France
The South African Government in collaboration with French Embassy in South Africa are pleased to announce their latest opportunity as they invites intelligent fresh graduate who wish to further their academic pursuit in France to take a chance on their ongoing Nurturing Emerging Scholars Programme (NESP) for the 2022-2023 academic session.
The scholarship is strictly for South African citizens who wish to study abroad, and will encompass several awards which will aid in the tuition fee for successful applicants. The program have been termed as one of the toughest masters scholarship program provided by the Government and often considered as a national programme aimed at supporting South African prospective academics to pursue Master’s degrees in areas of need at a Public French university and a 1-year academic internship at a recruiting South African university.
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Scholarship Sponsor(s): South African Government, French Embassy in South Africa
Scholarship Type: Partial Funding
Host Institution(s): Public French Universities
Scholarship Worth: See Scholarship benefits
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)
Nationality: South Africans
Requirements and eligibility criteria for the 2022 Nurturing Emerging Scholars Programme (NESP);
- Interested applicant must show interest in becoming an academic.
- Interested applicant must not be above 35 years.
- Interested applicant must be a South African citizen.
- Possess a minimum average of 65% attained in an appropriate Level 8 qualification.
- Show commitment to placement at the recruiting South African University for the full 3 years of the programme (2 years studying at any French public university, and 1 year of internship at the recruiting South African university).
Eligible Fields of Study: Marine Science Physical-Oceanography, Physics, Chemistry, Information and Communication technology, Statistics.
- Cost of registration and tuition for the Master’s degree
- Guidance and mentorship
- Assistance with potential international mobility experience
- Enhancing your research and teaching abilities
- A year of internship in South African University after completion of the Master’s degree.
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Application Process for the Nurturing Emerging Scholars Programme 2022 (NESP) for South Africans;
Interested applicants who meets the requirements and eligibility criteria for this scholarship are required to submit their application via the dedicated platform below:
1. Cape Peninsula University of Technology: Marine Science Physical-Oceanography
2. Central University of Technology: Physics
3. Durban University of Technology: Chemistry
4. Mangosuthu University of Technology: Information and communication technology
5. Walter Sisulu University: Statistics
Application Deadline: 5 August 2022
For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.