Equity Development Programme (EDP) Scholarship, South Africa

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Equity Development Programme (EDP) Scholarship, South Africa

The University of Cape Town – Molecular Biology Scholarships

Study Subject : Molecular and Cell Biology

Employer : University of Cape Town

Level : Masters, PhD, Postdoctoral

Applications are sought from excellent Honour’s and Master’s graduand intending to initiate a studies for the Master’s or Doctoral degrees, and from Doctoral degree graduates wishing to proceed with Post – Doctoral study, in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Cape Town.

Information on the research interests of the Department can be found on the departmental. Alternatively, contact the Head of Equity Development Program in the Department.

Values / Tenure of EDP Scholarships :

Master’s Degree – tenable for two years, subject to satisfactory progress

  • Value of Bursary – R42,000
  • Running Expenses – R35 000
  • Maximum level of additional Bursary allowed : R28 000.00

Doctoral Degree – tenable for three years, subject to satisfactory progress

  • Value of Bursary – R63,000
  • Running Expenses – R35 000
  • Maximum level of additional Bursary allowed : R27 000.00

Post – Doctoral RF – tenable for two years, subject to satisfactory progress

  • Value of Fellowship – R130,000
  • Running expenses – R35 000
  • Maximum level of additional Bursary allowed : R20 000.00

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, 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.

Scholarship Application Deadline : 17th December 2010.

For further scholarship information and application please visit : http://www.mcb.uct.ac.za/mcbscholarships.htm