Funding for Postgraduate Study

In addition to the general postgraduate bursaries offered by the University and the National Research Foundation (NRF) (refer to the following webpage: http://www0.sun.ac.za/international/postgraduate-student-funding), there are a number of bursaries specifically for full-time studies in Economics.

 

Honours bursaries

Departmental Bursary for previously disadvantaged South Africans

 

NRF sponsored Research Chair in the Economics of Social Policy bursary

  • R40 000 for one year of full-time study
  • Only for South African citizens / permanent residents
  • Minimum of 60% for third-year Economics
  • May not be held simultaneously with another NRF scholarship/bursary/grant or with any other bursary/scholarship that is contractually binding
  • Closing date: 31 October
  • Application form 2017
  • No bursaries available for 2018

 

Genesis Educational Foundation Trust bursary for the 2019 academic year.

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Master's bursaries

Departmental bursary

  • Up to a maximum of R10 000 for one year of the full-time course work programme
  • Only for South African citizens
  • Minimum of 75% for Honours in Economics
  • Closing date: 31 October 2017
  • Application form 2018

 

Genesis Educational Foundation Trust bursary for the 2019 academic year

Click HERE for more details

 

GTAC National Treasury bursary for Master's degree in Economics in 2019 

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Doctoral bursaries

NRF sponsored Research Chair in the Economics of Social Policy bursary 

  • R80 000 per annum
  • Maximum period of support three years
  • Only for full-time students
  • Only for South African citizens / permanent residents
  • Minimum of 60% for Master's in Economics
  • May not be held simultaneously with another NRF scholarship/bursary/grant or with any other bursary/scholarship that is contractually binding
  • Closing date: 31 October
  • No bursaries available for 2018

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18 October 2021
The high-frequency SA activity data for August released last week indicated that activity bounced back from the sharp declines in July. However, on balance, the pace of the August recovery was on the disappointing side. This supports our view that overall GDP likely contracted in 2021Q3. On the global front, inflation dynamics were again in focus with...

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18 October 2021
The high-frequency SA activity data for August released last week indicated that activity bounced back from the sharp declines in July. However, on balance, the pace of the August recovery was on the disappointing side. This supports our view that overall GDP likely contracted in 2021Q3. On the global front, inflation dynamics were again in focus with...

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