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Molecular and Cell Biology Department Scholarships

  • Equity Development Programme Scholarships available for MSc and PhD students

    AWARD NO 23 - APPLICATION REFERENCE –MCB-EDP3 -2021

    Applications are sought from excellent Master's and Doctoral students in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) at the University of Cape Town, who are in need of funding to initiate or continue their studies in 2021. Students must clearly demonstrate financial need and excellence in order to be considered. Students re-applying for this scholarship must provide a progress report, certified by your supervisor, indicating clear progress under the circumstances faced in 2020. The conditions for the award can be found on the Departmental website, as can information on the research interests of the Department.

    Values/Tenure for students initiating studies:

    • MSc
      Value of Bursary R45,000
      Maximum level of additional Bursary allowed: R70 000
    • PhD
      Value of Bursary R70,000
      Maximum level of additional Bursary allowed: R100 000

    Application by letter, including a full CV, academic records, a statement of research interests and additional funding attracted and/or applied for; the names and addresses of two referees, at least one of which should be an academic, should be submitted. The name of the Academic within the Department who will supervise the work must be indicated.

    CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS Friday 12th March 2021

    APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE COMBINED INTO A SINGLE PDF AND SUBMITTED BY EMAIL TO :
    Prof. Jill Farrant (jill.farrant@uct.ac.za)

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(page updated 8 March 2021)

For post-doctoral opportunities, please visit the MCB vacancies page.