PhD bursary: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Stellenbosch University

Deadline: 15 July 2016 - 12:00am

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Stellenbosch University is offering a three-year bursary to a successful South African applicant to embark on full-time study towards a Doctoral degree in the discipline of Geography. Applicants from designated groups will be given priority. The research focus should fall within the ambit of Human Geography.

Host: The appointee will work under the supervision of Dr Manfred Spocter, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies.

Requirements: A Master’s average mark of at least 70% (in the case of a coursework Masters) or a full-thesis Master’s result of at least 65%. Applicants must have graduated within the past four years. Master’s coursework modules or full thesis focused on South African human geography is mandatory.

Bursary amount: R120 000 per year for three years (2017-2019).

Closing date for application: 15 July 2016 – send a full CV, letter of application, a full academic transcript of results and a short description of the proposed research to Dr Manfred Spocter (mspocter@sun.ac.za).

Commencement of studies: 3 January 2017.

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