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.

Click HERE for more details

 

 

 

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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BER Weekly

18 February 2019
There was a slew of data releases last week, both on the domestic and international front. Domestic releases focused on real economic data for December 2018, all but completing the picture for 2018Q4 GDP. In financial markets, the rand lost further ground last week on the back of a strong US dollar and the return of load shedding. On the international...

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BER Weekly

18 February 2019
There was a slew of data releases last week, both on the domestic and international front. Domestic releases focused on real economic data for December 2018, all but completing the picture for 2018Q4 GDP. In financial markets, the rand lost further ground last week on the back of a strong US dollar and the return of load shedding. On the international...

Read the full issue