NRS Vruje University programme

Vrije University Amsterdam-NRF Desmond Tutu doctoral programme

This enables South African citizens and permanent residents to pursue doctoral studies and obtain a doctoral degree from Vrije University Amsterdam while conducting their research in South Africa. Funding supports two economy return flights from South Africa to Amsterdam per year, accommodation and living allowance in Amsterdam for a maximum of two one-month visits per year and a scholarship worth up to ZAR 70,000 annually for a maximum of four years.