ENABLING
FUTURE LEADERS
"If I want to encourage young
people back home to get to where I am,
I have to be an example."
“Now my son will have the opportunities
to make his dreams come true.”
“Today I work in a male dominated work force.
My father would be so proud of me.”

Tiso Foundation Masters Scholarship

Please note that the Foundation will not be calling for new applications this year. The impact of COVID-19 is currently being assessed by the Foundation and all its partners.

The Tiso Foundation Masters Scholarship was established in 2015 to create access for academically excellent black youth to pursue a Master’s. The scholarship is a competitive award that offers honours graduates an opportunity to further themselves through a higher postgraduate qualification. Students should have excelled both academically and in leadership roles. The programme aims to award two scholarships annually

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

 Applicants must be South African Citizens aged between 18 and 35 years
 Must have completed an honours or MTech
 Must be unemployed
 The funding is towards full-time study only
 Applicants must be provisionally accepted for a Master’s programme at the University
 Applicants must be black as per BBBEE (Black, Coloured or Indian)

Please note that the Foundation will not be calling for new applications this year. The impact of COVID-19 is currently being assessed by the Foundation and all its partners.

We wish you well for the rest of the academic year. Please follow us on social media and keep checking our website for further info.