Masters scholarships in the CSSR 2013

1 Feb 2013 - 19:28

The Centre for Social Science Research is offering up to eleven scholarships to UCT masters students whose marks are usually above 70%, on the following projects:

  • Farmworkers in the Karoo
  • The economic and social history of farming in Laingsburg, c1940-c2000
  • Clothing workers in northern KwaZulu-Natal (2 scholarships)
  • Inter-racial attitudes at the University of Cape Town
  • The performance of local government councillors in Cape Town
  • Service delivery and protest in Cape Town
  • The politics of social policy-making in selected African countries (2 scholarships)
  • Child-raising practices among migrant families in Cape Town and Johannesburg (2 scholarships)

Scholarships are offered to either coursework masters students, whilst they are researching and writing their mini-dissertations, or to research masters students, whilst they are researching and writing their dissertations. The scholarships are worth R60,000 for coursework masters students, and R120,000 for research masters students.

Further information is included in the attached document.

Over the past ten years the CSSR has paid out about R10m in scholarships.

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