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Graca Machel Trust Scholarship

Graca Machel Trust

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: The deadline for this grant has passed

Applicant type: Masters Student

Funding uses: Scholarship, Conference

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Mozambique, South Africa

Location of citizenship: Mozambique

Must travel to: South Africa

Gender restriction: Female


The Graça Machel Trust invites applications from Mozambican women for Graça Machel scholarships for Master’s study in South Africa in 2017. These scholarships, funded by SASOL, will be made for study in specific subject areas, as outlined below. In 2017 we will be making awards under the following priority areas:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects
  • Petroleum/Drilling Engineering
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Civil/Mechanical Engineering

The Graça Machel SASOL scholarships include:

  • Tuition fees paid in full
  • A stipend to cover living expenses
  • Medical insurance for scholars studying in South Africa
  • A travel allowance to cover the cost of flights

We will provide funding for up to a maximum of two years for Master’s degrees. Continued funding depends upon satisfactory progress reports.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Applicants must be:
    • Female
    • A national of and normally resident in Mozambique
    • Seeking to study at Masters level in one of the specific subjects areas.
    • Studying or seeking to study at a South African university.
    • In possession of a good first degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) or about to graduate in the year of application.