Study Abroad: Chemistry Graduate Student Exchanges, Scholarships, and Fellowships in South Africa

Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health

The Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health are open for medical students and graduate students interested in conducting research projects surrounding global health. Program runs for 9 months. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree and must not (yet) have received a doctorate. Language proficiency required.

Agencies involved: The Fulbright Institute

Key Dates: Check website for updated information


Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program 

The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program is designed for graduate students and advanced scientists looking to complete research projects abroad while teaching English as a Foreign Language. Program runs 6-12 months. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree and must not (yet) have received a doctorate. Language proficiency required.

Agencies involved: The Fulbright Institute

Key Dates: Check website for updated information.

Key Dates: Application deadline is March 8, 2013 for 1st term, and October 4, 2013 for 2nd term


Fulbright U.S. Student Program 

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is open to students looking to conduct research abroad while teaching English as a foreign language. Program runs for 6-12 months. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree and must have not (yet) received a doctorate. Language proficiency required.

Agencies involved: The Fulbright Institute

Key Dates: Application deadline is October 2013 for 2013-14 program.


South African Fellowship

The South African Fellowship is administered by the South African Association of Women Graduates to post-graduate female scientists looking to perform research in South Africa

Agencies involved: South African Association of Women Graduates

Key Dates: Application deadline February 2013 for following year


Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program (SA-YSSP)

The Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program (SA-YSSP) is a three-month program for talented young researchers to work with scientists from South Africa and IIASA. It takes place in South Africa from December to February. Applicants must be registered in a doctoral program.

Agencies involved: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and National Research Foundation (NRF)

Key Dates: Check website for updated information