2023 Doctoral Scholarship for African Students at University of Pretoria

The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa, is now accepting applications for the Class of 2023’s degree in Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa (SRRA).

This scholarship is intended to bolster the Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Africa Programme of the Centre by developing a specific emphasis on examining culture and/or criminalisation as part of broader discourses on sexual and/or reproductive rights in the African region. The scholarships include school fees, travel, living expenses, and other incidental charges.

Brief Description

  • Type: PhD
  • Organisation: University of Pretoria
  • Country to study: South Africa
  • School to study: University of Pretoria
  • Course to study: Not specified
  • Gender: Men and Women
  • Application Deadline: March 15, 2023

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About the University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria (UP) was established in 1908 with four professors and thirty-two students in the little home Kya Rosa. Nowadays, it is one of South Africa’s largest research universities.

The University of Pretoria has evolved into a vibrant university community of staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds and cultures that represent South African and global societies.

The University was founded with the intention of fostering great education and innovative thought. Throughout its history, and through many phases of political power and societal development, UP has remained committed to academic excellence.

Scholarship Benefits

Selected candidates would be expected to remain in Pretoria (South Africa) for the duration of the scholarship and to contribute to the Centre’s work (for about 25 hours per week). Ideally, the time of residence would begin in May 2023.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • A Master’s Degree in law or the humanities that focuses on sexual and/or reproductive rights or is closely related to the topic.
  • Excellent proficiency in both written and spoken English
  • Outstanding skill in academic research
  • Interest in and knowledge of sexual and reproductive rights
  • A basic understanding of the African human rights system
  • Capacity for both autonomous and collaborative work

How to apply

All inquiries and applications must be submitted to Dr. Satang Nabaneh at [email protected] by March 15, 2023.

For more details visit: University of Pretoria website


Application Deadline

March 15, 2023

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