Guy Butler Research Award funded by the Rhodes University is targeted for all students with a strong academic record (grades 70% and above) who intend pursuing full-time Postgraduate studies in 2019.
It’s located in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, Rhodes is a small university which enjoys the distinction of having among the best undergraduate pass and graduation rates in South Africa, outstanding postgraduate success rates, and the best research output per academic staff member.
This is testimony to the quality of students that Rhodes attracts and of academic provision, and to the commitment of Rhodes staff to student development and success. The scholarship is an opportunity to young students of literature to pursue their dreams of studying English literature at a higher level and to learn about the cultural literature of South Africa.
The Guy Butler Research Award is given to all students interested in pursuing English Literature at the Postgraduate level to the Masters level. This is a partial funding Research Award and is aimed at maintaining the balance of cultural studies in South Africa.
Open to all nationalities
Closing Date of Application
5 October, 2018
School(Institution/ Hosting Country)
Rhodes University, South Africa
Honours, Masters or PhD
Initially for one year, but renewable depending on satisfactory progress for a further year at Masters level and two years at Doctoral level.
- Submit a covering motivation letter with the application form (attached), including information regarding proposed studies
- A detailed academic CV (including email contact details of three academic referees)
- A full detailed academic transcript.
- The completed application form needs to be emailed back to firstname.lastname@example.org before the closing date.
Full-time attendance and registration at Rhodes University (Departments of English, English Languages and Linguistics and ISEA).
Value of awards:
- Honours: R80 000
- Masters: R90 000
- Doctoral: R100 000
Phone: +27 46 603 8111
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