Patrick and Margaret Flanagan Scholarship


To enable South African women graduates to attend a university in the United Kingdom in order to obtain a higher postgraduate qualification.


Open to women graduates, preferably those who are English-speaking applicants of South African descent. Selection is based initially on academic merit, as well as broader qualities of intellect and character.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

2 years

Award Value

South African Rand 350,000 per year

Application procedure

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae and full academic record. Candidates shortlisted will be sent an application form or additional information and referee reports.

Closing date

August 1st of the year prior to registration abroad


Donor and investments

Study Level

  • Postgraduate

Rhodes University

Rhodes University is a small university campus in Grahamstown with one of the highest research outputs per capita in South Africa. The University offers excellent undergraduate and postgraduate education, and fosters personal development and leadership as well as team, social and communication skills amongst its diverse student body.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Rhodes University by using the links below.


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