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UPDATE FROM THE MANDELA RHODES FOUNDATION: MAY 2017 Cape Town meeting of the Board of Trustees of the MRF completed – with exciting news The Board of Trustees on 14 and 15 May and confirmed that the target of ‘100 Mandela Rhodes Scholars in residence by …

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#Kathrada – In Memorium

The MRF remembers with joy and deep appreciation the countless hours spent by Kathy in selecting Mandela Rhodes Scholars for more than a decade, and addressing their workshops. Just one more quiet contribution to his beloved continent by this humble giant. Rest in peace, Kathy. Shaun …

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Another Mandela Rhodes Scholar joins the Foundation

It gives me enormous pleasure to announce the appointment of Mandela Rhodes Scholar Coralie Valentyn (South Africa & University of the Western Cape, 2014 – biography attached) to the position of Programme Associate in the Foundation’s scholarships team. Coralie will report to Deputy Executive Director Judy …

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January 2017 update from the MRF

UPDATE FROM THE MANDELA RHODES FOUNDATION: JANUARY 2017 The MRF year is already in full swing with the MRF team making final preparations for the arrival of the Class of 2017 in Cape Town for their Introductory Workshop. But there is an even more excited and …

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2017 Scholars Announced

MANDELA RHODES SCHOLARS CLASS OF 2017 ANNOUNCED The Mandela Rhodes Foundation is delighted to announce the selection of the 13th cohort of Mandela Rhodes Scholars, who make up the Class of 2017. The new Mandela Rhodes Scholars, selected at the final interviews in Johannesburg and Cape …

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November 2016 update from the MRF

UPDATE FROM THE MANDELA RHODES FOUNDATION: NOVEMBER 2016 Another extremely active, important and challenging year for the MRF will soon come to a close. This is my final Executive Director’s Update for 2016. My team and I thank all our stakeholders for helping the Foundation to …

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August 2016 update from the MRF

UPDATE FROM THE MANDELA RHODES FOUNDATION: AUGUST 2016 Big news: Doctoral scholarships opportunity for Mandela Rhodes Scholars announced In a decision that demonstrates not only its extraordinary generosity, but also great confidence in the quality of the Mandela Rhodes Scholarships programme and in the calibre of …

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