Kader Asmal Fellowship Masters Studies 2016

Kader Asmal Fellowship Masters Studies 2016

The Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme invites applications for scholarships for postgraduate studies in Ireland. Please look at the eligibility criteria carefully before requesting further information and / or applying:

“This fellowship was set up in 2012 in honour of the late Professor Kader Asmal, who taught law at Trinity College Dublin for 27 years, specialising in human rights, labour, and international law. He co-founded the Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement in 1963 and served as Chair until his return to South Africa in 1990. He was part of the ANC team that negotiated the transition to democracy. In 1994, he became Minister for Water Affairs and Forestry in the first ANC Government after the advent of democracy and served as Minister for Education from 1999 to 2004. He died in June 2011.”

Scholarships are available for studies in the following fields:

1. Business Management

  • Economics, Accounting and Human Resource Management
  • Management and Business

2. Agriculture, Food Science & Nutrition

  • Agriculture, Climate Change, Rural Development and Sustainability
  • Food Science and Food Engineering Bioresources Technology

3. Public Administration

  • ¬†Economics, Accounting and Human Resource Management
  • Public Health, Health Economics

Who can apply:

  • South African citizen or a citizen of Zimbabwean holdings a South African Permanent Residence Permit.
  • Must have achieved the necessary standard to be accepted onto a postgraduate course in an institute of higher education in Ireland
  • A student seeking funding for full time postgraduate programme in one of the listed subject areas
  • A student who will be able to take up fellowship in the Irish academic year 2016/17

To apply, you must complete and submit your application form. Applications opened on 9 November 2015 and close on Monday, 22 February 2016.

These scholarships are administered by Canon Collins Trust. Kindly note all applications can only be accepted online.

For more information and application details click here.

For full eligibility criteria please see the Scholarship Guidelines.

What the Fellowship offers

The Kader Asmal Fellowships will cover:

  • university application fees
  • tuition fees;
  • examination and other fees
  • economy travel to and from your country of residence to Ireland;
  • settling in allowance, book allowance and study allowance
  • accommodation;
  • a monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover other living expense for you only and
  • the costs of an entry clearance (student visitor visa) application

How to apply

You must apply through the Canon Collins online portal.


The online application system will close at on 22 February 2016

Incomplete applications will not be considered

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