Guy Butler Research Award 2020

By | August 1, 2019

Guy Butler Research Award 2020

Rhodes University invites all students with a strong academic record (grades 70% and above) who intend pursuing full-time Postgraduate studies in 2019, to apply for the Guy Butler Research Award.

Closing date: 4 October 2019

Guy Butler Research Award Advert 2020

Guy Butler Application Form 2020

Honours, Masters or PHD: Applicants must pursue research in one of the following fields:

English Language, English Literature, English-in-Education, South African English Drama, South African Journalism in English, Cultural studies focusing on English-related topics in Southern Africa and research in the area of English bilingualism, as an additional language.

Period: Initially for one year, but renewable depending on satisfactory progress for a further year at Masters level and two years at Doctoral level.

Tenable: Full-time attendance and registration at Rhodes University (Departments of English, English Languages and Linguistics and ISEA).

Value of awards:

  • Honours – R80 000
  • Masters – R90 000
  • Doctoral – R100 000

Application procedure:

Submit the following:

  • a covering motivation letter
  • the application form, including information regarding proposed studies, a detailed academic CV (including email contact details of three academic referees) and
  • a full academic transcript.

The completed application form and supporting documents (as a single PDF document) needs to be emailed back to pgfunding@ru.ac.za before the closing date.