Announcement for the sholarship of Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Population and Policy Analysis (PPA) in South Africa

PPD, with the support of the Department of Social Development, Government of South Africa, is offering 5 scholarships of a One Year “Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Population and Policy Analysis (PPA)” for the professionals working in the field of Population and Development in PPD member countries.

The course will be conducted at the Northwest University, Mafikeng Campus, South Africa; bearing120 credit units in one year, commencing in early 2019. The aim of the course is to provide advanced understanding and practical skills for interlinking research, policy and programmes for middle and high level managers with planning responsibilities.

The scholarship will cover registration fees, tuition fees, accommodation on campus; a contribution of ZAR 15000 towards meals expenses and a contribution of ZAR 5000 for textbooks and stationery. Successful applicant should secure their own funding/ sponsorship for travel and other expense.

In order to be eligible for scholarship, the candidate must be

  1. Holding a graduate/bachelor degree preferably in Social Science
  2. Service holder of government with at least 2 years’ experience in population & development arena.
  3. Have good communication and understanding skills in English since English is the medium of the instruction of the course.

Considering that, you are kindly requested to send us the nomination along with duly filled application form, CV, Passport size photo and the necessary academic and job certificate of candidate including a letter of approval from the employer before 1 July 2018. The application should be sent to [] to the attention of Ms. Tahrima Khan.

Click here to download letter from PPD, application form, brochure and notes about PGDPPA.



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