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

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: Application deadline is October 14, 2014. 


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: Application deadline is October 14, 2014.


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 14, 2014.


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: Scholarships are awarded triennially. Check website for updated information.


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: The deadline for this year's program has passed. Check website for updated information on next year's deadline.