About Rhodes Trust Established in 1902 as willed by Cecil Rhodes and succeeding Acts of Parliament, the Rhodes Trust is an educational charity that provides support to scholars from 14 geographic regions as they pursue their studies at the University of Oxford. The Trust is based at Rhodes House, which is part of the University.
Schwarzman Scholarship is one of few scholarships that fully funds selected international students who want to study in China. With the aim of empowering tomorrow’s leaders, the program is highly beneficial for those who wish to explore the Chinese culture, policies, and business practices. In this article, learn what the scholarship is all about, how
There are several scholarships available for meritorious South African students that offer financial support. One of them is the Cecil Renaud Overseas Scholarship. It is awarded every year to students who want to pursue their Masters’s degree in the UK. In this article, find out everything you need to know about this scholarship and whether
About SA-GER Centre for Development Research The South African-German Centre for Development Research aims to produce future-proof leaders who can stand up to the social, economic, and political challenges brought on by the development process. The Centre offers research-oriented programmes that come from the fields of social science (e.g. political science, macroeconomics) administrative science, and
About Canon Collins Trust Canon Collins Trust was founded in 1981 and since then became a community of researchers and activists to create change and social impact. The trust was established by Canon John Collins, who was best known for social movements such as Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Christian Action and the British Anti Apartheid Movement, through
About Fulbright Foreign Student Programme The Fulbright Programme was started in 1946 to cultivate bilateral relations where the US works with citizens and governments of other nations in order to develop joint priorities and manage the programme to meet common needs. A 12-member board (called the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, or FFSB), appointed by the
About FirstRand FirstRand International is a financial services firm in South Africa founded in the year 1998. The South African Reserve Bank licenses it, and its main headquarters is in Johannesburg. It currently has more than 40,000 staff members. The FirstRand group was initially established by merging RMB Holdings and the Anglo American Corporation of
About FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar FirstRand Limited was founded in 1970 as a specialist investment bank by GT Ferreira, Laurie Dippenaar and Paul Harris. FirstRand has its portfolio of operating franchises namely, First National Bank (FNB), Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), Wesbank and Ashburton Investments. FNB (First National Bank) offers retail and commercial banking products and services such as mortgage loans, credit and
About Chevening in South Africa Since 1983, Chevening has provided scholarships for students worldwide to study in the United Kingdom (UK). Chevening is a UK government global scholarship programme that offers fully-funded scholarships to students wishing to pursue a master’s degree in the UK. Recipients live and study in the UK for a year, immersing
About International Journalists’ Programmes The International Journalists’ Programmes or IJP grants bursaries to up to six young Southern African or SADC-Member States namely: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe + Kenya as well as up to five young German journalists.