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General information:

  • The opening date for 2017 Scholarship applications is 11 March 2016.
  • The closing date is 2 May 2016.
  • All Mandela Rhodes Scholarship applicants are to apply online via the Embark application system, accessible via the link at the bottom of this page.

The applications and selections process:

Downwards arrowAll applicants apply online via the Embark application system.
Downwards arrowFirst round: Applications reviewed by South African tertiary institutions and the Mandela Rhodes Foundation. By end June 2016, all applicants to be informed by tertiary institutions and the MRF  whether their application has proceeded to the next stage or not.
Downwards arrowSecond round: Reviews by the MRF. By mid August 2016, remaining applicants to be informed by the MRF  whether their application has proceeded to the next stage or not.
Downwards arrowThird round: Reviews by the MRF. By end of September 2016, remaining applicants to be informed by the MRF whether their application has proceeded to the next stage or not.
Downwards arrowFinal round: Panel interviews with Selection Committees in October. By end of first week of November 2016, panel interviewed applicants to be informed by the MRF whether they have been selected as Mandela Rhodes Scholars or not.

 

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