Universities South Africa administers a selection of scholarships schemes on behalf of governments, multi-lateral and private sector organisations, primarily for post-graduate study. Calls for applications are published on our website and are also channelled to Vice-Chancellors, from where they are then popularised through existing communication channels per institution.

Commonwealth Scholarship

Universities South Africa (USAf) is the Nominating Agency for South African citizens who wish to apply for the Commonwealth Scholarships tenable in the UK for the academic year commencing in September/October 2018. Applications may be in either of the following two categories for study in the UK:

  • Taught Master’s courses (One Year) (excluding MBA)
  • PhDs

The closing date for on-line applications is 22 February 2018 and a hard copy of the application form should reach the USAf Office by no later than 27 February. Please read the general information letter, and other supporting documents for additional information.

General Information Letter

PHD Terms and Conditions

Masters Terms and Conditions