January 9

Kader Asmal Fellowship


Kader Asmal Fellowship was set up in 2012 in honor of the late Professor Kader Asmal, who taught law at Trinity College Dublin for 27 years.Specializing in human rights, labor, and international law. He co-founded the Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement in 1963 and served as Chair until his return to South Africa in 1990. He was part of the ANC team that negotiated the transition to democracy. In 1994, he became Minister for Water

Kader Asmal Fellowship
Kader Asmal Fellowship

Affairs and Forestry in the first ANC Government after the advent of democracy and served as Minister for Education from 1999 to 2004. He died in June 2011.

Under this fellowship programme, Irish Aid supports students from South Africa to undertake Masters level studies in Ireland in strategically-important disciplines including finance, business, engineering, sustainable technologies and public health and nutrition.

Location of Study: United Kingdom

Scholarship Type: Unspecified

Faculty of study: Faculties of studies are:

  1. A) Eight annual awards for postgraduate study in:
  2. Business Management
  • Economics, Accounting, and Human Resource Management
  • Management and Business
  1. Agriculture, Food Science & Nutrition
  • Agriculture, Climate Change, Rural Development and Sustainability
  • Food Science and Food Engineering, Bioresource Technology
  1. Public Administration
  • Economics, Accounting, and Human Resource Management
  • Public Health, Health Economics and Health Engineering


Level of Study: Masters

Scholarship Value

The Kader Asmal Fellowships will cover:

  • university application fees
  • tuition fees
  • examination and other fees
  • economy travel to and from your country of residence to Ireland;
  • settling in allowance, book allowance and study allowance
  • accommodation
  • a monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover other living expense for you only and
  • the costs of an entry clearance (student visitor visa) application


Applicants must:

  • be a South African citizen or a citizen of Zimbabwe holding a South African Permanent Residence Permit
  • have achieved the necessary standard to be accepted onto a postgraduate course in an institute of higher education in Ireland
  • be seeking funding for a full-time postgraduate programme in one of the above listed subject areas
  • be able to take up fellowship in the academic year 2017/2018

Please note applicants already in possession of a Master’s degree are not eligible

 How to Apply

Get the application here, http://www.gapgrants.com/bslgap/DseatFFX.jsp;jsessionid=EEB5B3AFBAF1556378936D84C0FA94B8?BSLSessionStr=81441870


Tuesday 21 February 2017.


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