There are a large number of Zimbabwean nationals living in South Africa. After so many years of friendly relations with the South African people with who they have always been in close contact, it is natural for the Zimbabwean community to feel at home in SA, and to want to receive a natural treatment.
I listed all bursaries for Zimbabwean Students in South Africa, to make those in SA benefit from the various scholarships available to them. this sets of funding opportunities in order to advance their education.
There are a few bursaries and scholarships that offer Zimbabweans the chance to get funds in order to make academic advancements, which are provided here.
Bursaries For Zimbabwean Students In South Africa
SAWISE Scholarships for Sub-Saharan and South African Women
SAWISE Scholarships for Sub-Saharan and South African Women is a programme by which funding is provided for tuition in order to help women from Sub-Saharan Africa study. Since Zimbabwe is a Sub Saharan country, Zimbabwean students in South Africa are very welcome to apply.
Applicants must be women from Sub-Saharan Africa/ South Africa.
Applicants must be studying Bachelors/Undergraduate or Masters programmes.
Students may be studying in South Africa, or anywhere else in Sub-Saharan Africa.
How to Apply:
Provide your Curriculum vitae.
Provide an official academic transcript (a record).
Provide a letter of motivation (~350 words).
Provide a certified copy of your ID.
Fill the online application form.
For further enquiries contact SAWISE via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Royal Society International Exchange Programme
The Royal Society International Exchange Programme provides Partial Funding for students of all nationalities (including Zimbabweans) to enable them to advance their studies. This bursary scheme offered by the Royal Society provides partial funding; which covers tuition and accommodation.
Applicants must be Post Doctorate Students.
Applicants can come from any country.
Applicants must be studying Natural Sciences.
How to Apply:
Go online to download the application form. Please visit https://royalsociety.org › grants-schemes-awards › grants to get the form, and to receive further instructions on how to apply.
TUT Postgraduate Scholarships
TUT Postgraduate Scholarships is a Full Funding program by the Tshwane University of Technology for international students. The program is primarily to help international students with funding because they are often left out in the scheme of things as regards funding. The scheme is open to Zimbabweans, and students of all nationalities.
Students must be studying for Masters or Ph.D. degrees.
Students must be studying at the Tshwane University of Technology
Students must be studying social and human sciences, or economic and management sciences, or natural and applied sciences, or more preferably engineering and technology.
How to Apply:
If you are already a student at TUT, just go to the financial aid office of your campus and make enquiries about this bursary scheme. Otherwise, you can go to the school’s official website: https://www.tut.ac.za/bursaries-and-loans/postgraduate-funding and look through the various available funding opportunities, and then follow instructions.
MCW Global Young Leaders Access Program
The MCW Global Young Leaders Access Program is a program designed for students, in order to bring out the best in them both academically, and career-wise. This involves a series of Training and Short courses which will be fully funded by the organization. This program is open to students of all nationalities including Zimbabweans.
After graduating from the intensive training program, you may now apply for a grant of up to $5000 to help set you up for a successful career.
To sign up for this wonderful program visit their website immediately on https://mcwglobal.org/young-leaders-access-program/
IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program
The IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program is a program dedicated to the study and conquest of mathematics. This program is only open to those that have a keen interest in mathematics, and want to become professional mathematicians. The program provides full funding for mathematics studies leading up to the Ph.D. level. It is open to Zimbabweans and nationals of other developing countries.
Applicants must be from developing countries.
Applicants must be set to study for Ph.D. in mathematics. (Either presently studying, or at least have been accepted)
Applicant must not be receiving any other bursary or scholarship.
How to Apply:
Go online to download the application form: https://www.mathunion.org/cdc/scholarships/graduate-scholarships/imu-breakout-graduate-fellowship-program
Provide scanned copies of the following:
Statement from nominator recommending the applicant (must be a professional mathematician)
Scanned copy of student (nominee) passport or other ID documents
Official letter of pre-acceptance by the Institution for Ph.D. Program
Budget of total expenses requested by the school
Toptal STEM Scholarships For Women
The Toptal STEM Scholarships for Women is a bursary/scholarship program designed to provide partial funding for students in need. The programme is open to Secondary School, Bachelors’s, and Masters’s students. Particular attention is paid to Science & Engineering students. Programme is open to Zimbabweans and other nationalities.
Applicants must be women.
Applicants must have a track record of academic excellence.
To apply: go to https://www.toptal.com/scholarships-for-women and follow instructions.
Berows International Scholarship Program Test (BISPT)
Berows International Scholarship Program Test (BISPT) is a bursary programme designed to provide financial aid to students in need. It is open to Secondary School, Bachelors, Masters students. The programme offers Full Funding and covers all courses. It is open to Zimbabweans and all other nationalities.
To apply visit their website: https://bispt.com, and register.
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant provides Partial Funding to students in need. It is open to Zimbabweans and all other nationalities. This grant is designed for students of the arts; including painting, sculpture, and so on.
To apply please visit: https://www.elizabethgreenshieldsfoundation.org and follow instructions.
British Council Scholarship programs
British Council – IELTS Award is a special funding program by the British Government. This program can be taken in any country and is open to Zimbabweans and all other nationalities. It provides partial funding and is applicable to any subject offered by the universities. To apply, visit their website: https://study-uk.britishcouncil.org › scholarships and follow instructions.
Microsoft Research Ph.D. Fellowship
The Microsoft Research Ph.D. Fellowship provides partial funding to Ph.D. students studying Cloud Infrastructure, Future of Work, Health Intelligence, Machine Intelligence, Confidential Computing, and so on. The programme is open to Zimbabweans as well as nationals from Europe and The Middle East. To apply please visit: https://www.microsoft.com › en-us › academic-program and then follow instructions.
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As you have seen from this presentation, it is not entirely hopeless for the needy Zimbabwean students living in South Africa. you can still get funding even from international bodies who do not care about nationality but place academic performances and their main criteria. Furthermore, many of these scholarship schemes and bursaries for Zimbabwean students in South Africa will even expose you to better opportunities from the sponsors of these programmes. Good luck!