Are you planning to embark on Masters degree studies? Have you considered a career as an academic? Then the Nurturing Emerging Scholars Programme (NESP) may just be for you! 

The Department of Higher Education and Training is pleased to announce the implementation of Phase 1 of the Nurturing Emerging Scholar’s Programme (NESP). The NESP is a three-year programme that includes a 2 year Masters scholarship followed immediately by a 1-year academic internship at a recruiting South African university. Full details about the NESP opportunity, including eligibility criteria can be accessed at

NESP Advert 15 August 2020