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Cenfri: Bursary Programme 2021

Cenfri: Bursary Programme 2021

cenfri careers

Cenfri: Bursary Programme 2021

We Cenfri are seeking intellectually curious postgraduate students who have a passion for real-world development to study for free in 2021 at any South African university.

Requirements

  • Being on track to enter a one-year, or your final year of a Masters-level qualification in economics or related fields
  • A strong interest in research-related activities and a passion for development
  • A GPA of 60% or higher, across all subjects, in the current or most recent academic year of enrolment at a higher education institution
  • Good writing and presentation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Advanced English language skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Good quantitative and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Stata and the analysis of household survey data (advantageous)
  • Additional African languages (advantageous)

Our bursary programme offers you:

  • Full financial support for your studies (tuition, book and laptop allowance, a generous stipend for accommodation, food and transport)
  • A dedicated mentor to guide you through the academic year
  • The opportunity to gain work experience while studying, through at least six weeks of paid internship time onsite at Cenfri’s offices in Durbanville and through remote work
  • Good prospects to join our team of research analysts full-time after graduation and on successful completion of the programme

Closing date: 13 October 2020

How to apply:

To apply online for Cenfri bursary programme click here

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