UNISA Master’s & Doctoral Bursary 2023 Application

UNISA Master’s & Doctoral Bursary 2023 : University of South Africa

Organisation : University of South Africa
Scholarship Name : 2023 Master’s & Doctoral Bursary
Applicable For : UNISA South African and International Master’s/ Doctoral students
Last Date : 31st January 2023
Website https://www.unisa.ac.za/sites/corporate/default

What is UNISA Master’s & Doctoral Bursary?

Applications of University of South Africa UNISA Master’s & Doctoral Bursary are now open. UNISA South African and international Master’s/ Doctoral students can apply for this bursary. Only online applications submitted via myUnisa link will be considered. No hard copy or e-mail applications will be considered. Last date of application is 31st January 2023.

Who Can Apply For UNISA Master’s & Doctoral Bursary?

** UNISA South African and international Master’s/ Doctoral students (with preference given to South African students according to an 80/20 per cent ratio)
** Master’s and Doctoral research students who have completed their Research Proposal module (by 31 January 2023) supported by supervisor’s report (Section C of the application form) that recommends financial support on grounds of academic performance.
** Master’s by Coursework
** Master’s by coursework students who have passed 2 coursework modules (by 31 January 2023).
** Master’s by coursework students who have passed all their modules (by 31 January 2023) doing research, supported by supervisor’s report (Section C of the application form) that recommends financial support on grounds of academic performance in the coursework modules already completed (including proposal module).

Who can NOT apply?
** UNISA permanent staff members
** First-year Master’s/ Doctoral students
** Students registered for Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Business leadership
** Students registered for special study programmes, including certificates (e.g., PGCE) and non- degree purpose programmes are not eligible for this bursary
** Students who already hold a postgraduate degree at the same or a higher NQF level to the qualification registered for are not eligible for this bursary.

Amount of UNISA Master’s & Doctoral Bursary

** The award funds students for the first TWO, THREE or FOUR consecutive years of study.
** Master’s degree by research and experimental research: The bursary covers tuition fees and research essentials limited to R55 000 over the first three consecutive years of study towards the qualification.
** Master’s degree by coursework: The bursary covers tuition fees and research essentials limited to R25 000 over the first two consecutive years of study towards the qualification.
** Doctoral degree by research: The bursary covers tuition fees and research essentials limited to R80 000 over the first four consecutive years of study towards the qualification.
** Doctoral degree by experimental research: The bursary covers tuition fees and research essentials limited to R120 000 over the first four consecutive years of study towards the qualification.

How To Apply For UNISA Master’s & Doctoral Bursary?

** Send the signed bursary contract as per email instructions before closing date thereof.
** Submit their banking details through the provided link as per email instructions from the award section.
** Student can NOT use a third-party bank account (bank account should be the student’s account) to receive refund/allowance.
** Submit complete refund forms along with all required supporting documents as per email instructions from the award section at [email protected]
** Please note Passport number must be valid and up to date on the UNISA system. If necessary, ensure you update your Unisa details with registration at [email protected] or [email protected]
** The supervisor’s name and signature should be completed on the refund/allowance claim form
** The period of processing the claim will take 15-21 working days after receiving the refund documents.

Supporting documents to be attached:
** Certified ID/ passport copy not older than six months
** Proof of payment/invoice/receipt if claiming for own money.

Please note:
** Applications MUST be SUBMITTED ONLINE VIA MYUNISA, no late, incomplete, email or hand delivered applications will be accepted/ considered.
** Unisa gives no guarantee that the bursary will be awarded to all eligible students, as the bursary is subject to the availability of funds
** If you have been a beneficiary for the full bursary years student will NOT be funded for an additional year whatsoever

Download Notification https://www.southafricain.com/uploads/pdf2022/26074-Note.pdf

What is the Last Date of UNISA Master’s & Doctoral Bursary?

Last Date of UNISA Master’s & Doctoral Bursary is 31st January 2023.

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