Deadline: 5 August 2022
DHET Nurturing Emerging Scholars Programme (NESP) 2022-2023 for South Africans
Applications are now open for the DHET Nurturing Emerging Scholars Programme (NESP) 2022-2023. The Department of Higher Education and Training is pleased to announce the implementation of Phase 2 of the Nurturing Emerging Scholars Programme (NESP). The NESP is a three-year programme that includes a 2 year Master’s scholarship followed immediately by a 1-year academic internship at a recruiting South African university.
5 NESP positions involving a scholarship for Masters study at a Public French university, offered in partnership with the French Embassy in South Africa, and an academic internship at the recruiting South African university. The opportunities are divided into: Opportunity 1 (study opportunities in France) and Opportunity 2 (study opportunities in SA).
- Cost of registration and tuition for the Master’s degree;
- Guidance and mentorship;
- Assistance with potential international mobility experience;
- Enhancing your research and teaching abilities;
- A year of internship in South African University after completion of the Master’s degree.
In addition to meeting the University’s standards, applicants must:
- Show interest in becoming an academic;
- Be 35 years or younger;
- Be a South African citizen;
- A minimum average of 65% attained in an appropriate Level 8 qualification;
- Show commitment to placement at the recruiting South African University for the full 3 years of the programme (2 years studying at any French public university, and 1 year of internship at the recruiting South African university)
Fields of Study
- Marine Science Physical-Oceanography
- Information and communication technology
How to Apply
Candidates must use the specific platform to submit an online application:
To apply please click on the position below.