Ruth First Scholarship
Awarded by Rhodes University
The scholarship is intended to support candidates whose research is in the spirit of Ruth First's life and work, poses difficult social questions, and links knowledge and politics and scholarship and action.
For Masters or PhD study and black South African or Mozambican women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
PhD R100,00 per year; Maters R80,000 per year
Applicants to submit a letter of motivation (2 pages or more) as to why they would be a potentially suitable candidate for this award and how their proposed research will be within the spirit of Ruth First's work. In addition, an academic transcript, academic curriculum vitae and a copy of an identity document is required.
Donor and Investments
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.