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IF YOU ARE AN INTERNATIONAL APPLICANT, SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR STUDY BY 31 JULY IF YOU INTEND TO APPLY FOR THE INTERNATIONAL AND REFUGEE STUDENTS' SCHOLARSHIP (Deadline: 31 July 2017). Please contact the Postgraduate Funding Office with any queries.

 

Fees

**Please note that the Department is unable to respond to fee-related queries**

  • Fees information can be obtained from the fees office: fnd-fees@uct.ac.za
  • It is also imperative that you consult the UCT Fees Handbook for 2017.

International Students 

**See Section 5 of the Fees Handbook for particulars**

An annual International Fee (not applicable to local or SADC students) is levied every year of registration.
SADC students are levied an annual Administrative Service Fee.

 

POSTGRADUATE FUNDING AT UCT

UCT financial assistance is only available to full-time students. Funding for South African postgraduate students Complete the Postgraduate Funding Application as part of your application for admission to UCT. Please refer to the Postgraduate Funding Office (PGFO) website: http://www.students.uct.ac.za/students/fees-funding/postgraduate-degree-funding/applications-requirements for details.

The closing date for applications is 31 October 2017.

 

FUNDING FOR INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS

UCT has a limited number of scholarships available for international and refugee students. You must access and complete Form 10C. UCT international and refugee student scholarships are NOT full cost awards. Please obtain sufficient funding from other sources.

Before applying to the Postgraduate Funding Office for funding, you must submit your UCT application (http://applyonline.uct. ac.za). Information and Application Form 10C can be obtained from the Postgraduate Funding Office - or from the Office’s website: http://www.students.uct.ac.za/students/fees-funding/postgraduate-degree-funding/applications-requirements

The closing date for applications for UCT international and refugee students’ scholarships and supporting documentation is 31 July 2017.

Please return the completed Form 10C direct to the Postgraduate Centre and Funding Office. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered

 

WHERE TO GET MORE INFORMATION ON FUNDING: 

Scholarships and bursaries are administered by the Postgraduate Funding Office. 

For information on funding, see the Postgraduate Funding Office web pages and the Financial Assistance for Postgraduate Study and Postdoctoral Research handbookThe Postgraduate Funding notice board is another useful source for funding opportunities. 

You can contact the Funding Office at 021 650 3622 and pgfunding@uct.ac.za

The deadlines for the UCT- administered awards vary from July to the end of October and usually pre-date the deadline for application submissions, so please submit your financial applications in on time if you are considering applying for a degree.