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April 2016 update from the MRF

The astonishing growth in the number of expressions of interest in the Mandela Rhodes Scholarships is continuing this year, and with a vengeance! As of today, more than 8000 (eight thousand) potential applicants had registered on our website – and that with still a week to …

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February 2016 update from the MRF

Since my last update in December, I am pleased to report that The Mandela Rhodes Foundation has enjoyed a great, if extremely busy, start to 2016. Highlights from our first month-and-a-bit: ·         Without question the major events of the year so far have been the Introductory …

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2007 Mandela Rhodes Scholar makes history

A dream comes true for The Mandela Rhodes Foundation and its founding Executive Director Shaun Johnson, today. Judy Sikuza (South Africa & NMMU 2007) joins the MRF as its full-time Programme Director, with responsibility for the flagship Mandela Rhodes Scholarships programme.

August 2015 update from the MRF

The Mid-Year Workshop on reconciliation Our Programme Director Judy Sikuza, backed up by the MRF team, facilitated the Mid-Year Workshop from 15-19 July. Her main takeout is that it was a great success, while “both emotionally and intellectually taxing, as the group wrestled with complex issues. …

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May 2015 update from the MRF

Nominations about to open for the Class of 2016 – all electronically Today, Friday May 1, is a big day in the development of The Mandela Rhodes Foundation and its flagship Scholarships programme. After months of work led by Judy and Ernst, we are ready to …

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March 2015 update from the MRF

Bold new targets for ‘MRF15’ Wonderful news from the just-completed 14th meeting of the Board of Trustees of the MRF, which took place in the Mandela Rhodes Building in Cape Town. 

2015 scholars announced

The Mandela Rhodes Foundation is delighted to announce the selection of the 11th cohort of Mandela Rhodes Scholars, who make up the ‘Class of 2015’.