Full Master Scholarships for African Students at University of Pretoria, 2018-2019


The University of Pretoria is inviting eligible African students to apply for full scholarships at the university. The Scholarship is sponsored by the European Union. Scholarships are available to pursue Masters’ degree in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa. This prestigous degree is presented by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in partnership with 13 leading African universities.

About the University of Pretoria
The University of Pretoria is a multi-campus public research university in Pretoria, the administrative and de facto capital of South Africa. Since 1997, the university has produced more research outputs every year than any other institution of higher learning in South Africa, as measured by the Department of Education’s accreditation benchmark.


Human Rights

Full Scholarship worth $15,000.

1. Law students (LLM option):A degree allowing access to the legal profession.
2. Non-law students (MPhil option): An Honours degree in a discipline relevant to human rights and democratisation.
3. Applicants must have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate human rights experience or interest.

Eligible Countries
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

July 31, 2018.

Online Application

Scholarship Link


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