The Mandela Rhodes Foundation has announced its selection of the 12th cohort of Mandela Rhodes Scholars – 15 of whom will be studying at UCT in 2016.
The scholarship is open to citizens of all African countries for postgraduate study at a South African university. Applicants are selected on the basis of their commitment to education, reconciliation, leadership and entrepreneurship and have a history of above-average academic results. During their time in residence, the Mandela Rhodes Scholars also participate in customised leadership development programmes.
Each year the Mandela Rhodes Foundation selects 50 candidates. This year UCT has the lion's share with 15 scholars enrolling for postgraduate studies here.
The UCT scholars are as follows:
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