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2018 Scholars Announced

The Mandela Rhodes Foundation is delighted to announce the selection of the 14th cohort of Mandela Rhodes Scholars, who make up the Class of 2018.

December 2017 Update from the MRF

This is my fourth and final update to stakeholders for 2017 as The Mandela Rhodes Foundation prepares to close off on another exceptionally productive 12 month period and readies itself for 2018, the seminal year of the Centenary of our Patron’s birth as well as the …

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August 2017 Update from the MRF

It has been a frenetic three months at the MRF since my last update in mid-May – but for very positive reasons, as you will read below in a summary of recent Foundation activity.

Scholar experiences

Most Mandela Rhodes Scholars find the Scholarship to be a life-changing experience. Watch this video to hear from past Scholars:

#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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