By | July 14, 2017

Ruth First Scholarship 2018 – Rhodes University.

Applications are now open for the Ruth First Scholarship for Doctoral or Masters studies at Rhodes University in 2018.

The Ruth First Scholarship is intended to support candidates whose work is in the spirit of the life and work of Ruth First, whose research poses difficult social questions, and who are interested in linking knowledge and politics and scholarship and action.
Eligible fields of study are:
politics, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, economics, social policy, democracy studies, development studies, media studies,or studies in cognate disciplines with a strong social justice focus. South African and Mozambican black and women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Value of award: PhD R100 000 per annum or R90 000 per annum for Masters.
Closing date: 21 July 2017
Ruth First Scholarship Application Process
Ruth First Booklet
Contact:; (046) 603 8755 or Jaine Roberts ( for enquiries.