Ruth First Scholarship 2020    

By | August 1, 2019

Ruth First Scholarship 2020 

Applications are now open for the Ruth First Scholarship for Doctoral or Masters studies at Rhodes University in 2020.

The Ruth First Scholarship is intended to support candidates whose research 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 and human rights focus. South African and Mozambican black and women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply .

Value of award: PhD R120 000 per annum or R100 000 per annum for Masters.

Closing date: 26 July 2019

Ruth First Scholarship Application Process

Ruth First Booklet

E-mail:   or Jaine Roberts ( for enquiries.
Tel: 046-603 8755