2023 Mandela Rhodes Scholarship

Mandela Rhodes Scholarship

The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship is available for interested students who want to enroll in leading universities in South Africa in 2023.

The scholarship is to assist students with funds to enable them take up a full two year postgraduate programme.

All African students are eligible to apply for the Mandela Scholarship, which provides full financing. There are other scholarship opportunities like that of Melbourne in Australia, Padua in Italy, GIST in South Korea, etc.

Exceptional students from all over the African continent have the chance to pursue a top-notch education at renowned colleges in South Africa through the coveted Mandela Rhodes Scholarship for African Students.

Mandela Scholarship Qualification

To be eligible for the Scholarship scheme in South Africa, one must meet these standards:

  • You must be a citizen of an African country.
  • Age range should be 19 to 29 years.
  • Proficiency in English is a requirement.
  • Must be available to attend the full-time of programme duration.
  • While applying for the scholarship, you must have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent.
  • Must have received grades in their undergraduate degree of at least 70%.
  • Show leadership potential and abilities by participating in activism, community service, or other endeavors.
  • Possess a solid sense of morality, including honesty, integrity, and respect for others.
  • Have a strong desire to aid in the development of Africa and a deep dedication to the continent.


  • Full tuition waiver.
  • Registration fee is absorbed by Scholarship.
  • Travel cost is covered (only economy-class flight).
  • The scholarship offers stipends to help with the cost of books, equipment, and software that are used for studying and conducting research.
  • The scholarship provides health insurance to pay for any medical care the recipient might require while studying abroad.
  • A personal allowance is provided by the scholarship to pay for living expenses.
  • When the student is studying overseas, the scholarship gives allowances to cover the cost of meals and accommodation.

Application Procedure for the Mandela Rhodes 2023 Scholarship 

To submit an application, follow these steps;

  • Before or concurrently with the scholarship application, submit an application to a South African university.
  • Sign up for a profile on the Mandela Rhodes Scholarship website.
  • Before submitting an application, take a 2-minute online quiz.
  • Complete the application in English with the necessary details.
  • The necessary documents and essays should be uploaded online.
  • Review application and submit.

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The deadline for applications is April 21, 2023.


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