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National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017

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icon Humanities and social sciences

Open to African citizens (except South Africa)

icon  The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS)

icon 30 Sep 2016

icon Full Funding, R132 000 per annum for 3 years

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    South African public universities
 

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Details about National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017

National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 is offered for PhD degree in the field of Humanities and social sciences. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 30 Sep 2016. This scholarship is provided by The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) and the value of this scholarship is Full Funding, R132 000 per annum for 3 years . This scholarship is open for: Open to African citizens (except South Africa).

  • Deadline: 30 Sep 2016
  • Scholarship value: Full Funding, R132 000 per annum for 3 years

The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) are offering doctoral scholarships in humanities and social sciences.
The research themes include Heritage, identity, and culture (including literature, performance, art, and musicology), Pre and post-colonial states, institutions and local experiences, International political economy and the role of African humanities, Regional integration, new development and economic alternatives, and Histories and legacies of liberation struggles.

Eligibility

  • The applicants for National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 should be African citizens (except South Africa).
  • The candidates should not be aged more than 45 years old.
  • The applicants should have a masters degree or should be entering the first year of doctoral study.

Documents required

  • The candidates applying for National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 should submit an online application form, confirmation letter from the prospective department, and a motivation letter not exceeding 500 words.
  • The applicants should also submit an intellectual autobiography not exceeding 500 words.
  • The candidates should also submit a copy of the passport, academic transcripts, and a research proposal.
  • The applicants should also submit sample writing ( a chapter from their master study or published work) and two recommendation letters.

Selection Criteria

  • The applicants for National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 are assessed based on their academic merit.
  • The candidates are evaluated on the basis of the project feasibility and coherence.

Value of the scholarship
The recipient of National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 gets R132 000 per year, tenable for three years.

Updated on: 07 Sep, 2016

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More about The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS)

<p>The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) was established on 5 December 2013 as an independent statutory body in terms of Gazette No. 37118 vol. 582 and in accordance with Section 69 read with sections 38A, 38B, and 38C of the Higher Education Act (Act No 101 of 1997). The scope or application of the NIHSS will be to advance and coordinate scholarship, research and ethical practice in the fields of Humanities and the Social Sciences (HSS) within and through the existing public universities and those to be established or declared in future as public Universities. <br /> <br />The work of the NIHSS will be guided by the following principles: The principle of co-operation between institutions and the establishment of communities of scholarship in South Africa, Africa and international; The principle of norm-driven internationalisation, (co-operation and collaboration will not be for its own sake but on the basis of mutual respect and development); The principle of social responsibility and equity as enshrined or implied in the Constitution, and; The principle of functional differentiation as opposed to resource differentiation.</p>

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  2. When is the deadline of National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017?

    The deadline of National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 is 30 Sep 2016

  3. For which degree is National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 offered for?

    National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 is offered to PhD degree

  4. For which field is National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 offered for?

    National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 is offered for Humanities and social sciences

  5. Who can apply for National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017?

    National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 is open for: Open to African citizens (except South Africa)

  6. Who is offering National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017?

    National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 is offered by The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS)

  7. What is the funding covered in National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017?

    National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 Covers Full Funding, R132 000 per annum for 3 years

  8. Where can National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 can be taken at?

    National Institute For The Humanities And Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships, 2017 can be taken at South African public universities
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