The Wits-TUB-UNILAG Urban Lab programme supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) seeks to improve graduate education in urban fields across Sub-Saharan Africa. It is one of seven SDG Graduate Schools funded by the DAAD worldwide. The lead partners, the Habitat Unit at Technische Universität Berlin and the School of Architecture and Planning at Wits University in Johannesburg and the University of Lagos, collaborate in the offering of an urban-oriented graduate training and capacity building programme at Wits University that seeks to effectively address the challenges and needs of modern urban studies.Table of Content
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The masters scholarship covers the duration of one academic year.
The scholarship includes:
Selected students will be required to be self-sufficient from February-April 2023, as their living allowance will be paid in May 2023.
They will be responsible for organizing their accomodation in Johannesburg as well as for organizing their travel to Johannesburg, and for covering the respective costs. The expenses will be refunded during
the first half of the academic year.
Students applying for the scholarship are required to pay for their SAQA fee costs. SAQA fee costs will not be refunded.
The Wits-TUB-UNILAG reserves the right not to make all or to make no scholarship awards.
This call is open for applicants who are from sub-Saharan African countries other than
South Africa. A separate call for South Africans will be open soon.
For all applicants whose highest degree was not obtained in South Africa, a proof of application for assessment of their degrees by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) must be attached to the scholarship application.
Successful PhD candidates will be based in the School of Architecture and Planning at Wits University.
The call for masters scholarship for 2023 is now open. and the scholarship application form here. All scholarship applications must be sent to [email protected] on or before the 30th of September 2022. No late applications will be considered.
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