• The Sport Science Scholarship is available to students who are studying FULL RESEARCH MASTER’S PROGRAMMES IN SOCCER OR SPORT SCIENCE.
  • The output of the research must in some way benefit the development of soccer.


Funding Details:

  • The scholarship will be credited to successful applicants' Nelson Mandela University student fees account on the basis of 50% for the first semester and 50% for the second semester upon acceptance of the scholarship.
  • The scholarship may be granted for a maximum of 2 years, however, the recipient must re-apply each year.


Application Process:

  • Download and complete the application form in full.
  • This application form will only be processed if the following is included with the application:
    • Certified copy of identification document
    • Full academic record
    • A letter of motivation indicating how your research will benefit soccer
  • Late applications will unfortunately not be considered.


2022 Closing Date:
31 May 2022
(The 2023 Call will open ~3 weeks before the 2023 closing date)

Application Form:
2022 Application Form

Completed Forms: